Nutcracker Ballet - Vancouver (BC)

Performances
GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 6:00 pm
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The Gift of Christmas Tour Comes to Vancouver Saturday, November 9

This Christmas give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic as you and your loved ones journey with Masha and her Nutcracker Prince through the Snow Forest. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is the family tradition perfect for all ages! Celebrate this cherished Holiday experience set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get tickets in Vancouver for family and friends today!

Musical Wunderkind in Vancouver: Violinist Yubin Kim

Born in 2004, Yubin Kim began studying the violin at the age of five and currently studies in White Rock with Professor Taras Gabora, a world-renowned violinist and teacher of great distinction. Kim has won numerous awards, and scholarships and has been invited to perform at special events such as the VKM Festival Gala, the CMC Showcase, and more. Kim has also been a member of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra since 2012 and had her first solo debut with the Junior Orchestra in 2015. In 2017, she won the VYSO Intermediate concerto competition and in the following year won the senior concerto competition and was given the opportunity to play with the youth orchestras. In summer of 2018, she participated in the Casalmaggiore International Festival in Italy, as well as the Musiktage am Rhein Festival in Germany. This past year, she was awarded the Gabora Prize in the Casalmaggiore International Festival. Kim is in grade 10 and hopes to pursue a solo performing career in violin. 

About The Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Vancouver! The Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancouver is one of Canada’s largest proscenium theatres with 2,765 seats. Refurbished in 2009, the theatre hosts opera, Broadway, music, presentations, and a broad spectrum of entertainment shows. Located downtown the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Salons are ideal for meetings, pre and post show receptions, and small parties. Bright with hardwood floors and large windows, the Salons have a separate entrance for private gatherings. Outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the Queen Elizabeth Plaza hosts many outdoor performances and festivals.

Vancouver Ballet Partnership: Grand Ballet Vancouver

Nutcracker wouldn’t be Nutcracker without the local Children’s cast! Dancing along side the full professional Russian cast are local Vancouver children from Grand Ballet Vancouver. Grand Ballet Vancouver is founded on the following principals: Teach dancers to express their inner beauty through movement, develop self –confidence through bodily expression and presentation, unlock the potential of young dancers to become professional dancers, promote beautiful body posture and discover the virtues of the soul through graceful expression. Students of the school’s artistic director, Yeu-Jung Lee, are currently dancing at various world-renowned companies such as the American Ballet Theatre, Stuttgart Ballet, Houston Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Korean National Ballet, Universal Ballet, Columbia Classical Ballet, John Cranko Ballet School, and Bolshoi Ballet Academy.