Theatre, Dance

过年 The Nutcracker

Organised by: MyChinaChannel
Performed by: The National Ballet of China
  • Date:
    18 - 20 Jan 2019
  • Time:
  • Venue:
    Esplanade Theatre
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过年 The Nutcracker
A Mesmerizing Interpretation of Tchaikovsky's classic, a Chinese Adaptation of The Nutcracker
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of The National Ballet of China with 65 professional performers staging 过年 The Nutcracker for the First Time in Singapore

MyChinaChannel is pleased to announce that The National Ballet of China will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary in Singapore and for the first time, its 65 professional ballet performers will be performing their top-class performance - 过年 The Nutcracker, their first show for the year 2019.

A mesmerizing classical ballet performance by China's professional performing group, 过年The Nutcracker has been staged in Europe countries and received rave reviews.

The popular classic story of 过年The Nutcracker has been given an exciting twist as the lead character Yuan Yuan travels to magical adventurous lands in her dreams after receiving the nutcracker from a foreign friend during the Chinese New Year which came alive.

The dancers pranced through various mesmerizing and beautiful scenes such as Kingdom of the Crane and Porcelain Kingdom, fusing the classical with the modern!

Dancing to the famous music of Tchaikovsky. 过年The Nutcracker also features gorgeous costumes and spectacular sets, showcasing the unique fusion between the East and the West.

Presented by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), this is a must-watch world-class ballet performance not only for ballet practitioners, ballet enthusiasts, it is also a great performance for schools, corporates and families to watch as well.

过年The Nutcracker will be staged for 3 nights on 18, 19 and 20 January 2019 at 8pm at The Esplanade Theatre.

Ticket sales will commence on 28 September 2018, available through SISTIC. ( Prices are Cat 1 $198, Cat 2 $158, Cat 3 $128, Cat 4 $88, Cat 5 $58.

Patrons can enjoy Early-Birds Special from 29 September to 17 November 2018. The public will enjoy 15% discount while ICBC credit-card holders will enjoy 20% discount.

Bulk tickets purchase is also available for school bookings where they can enjoy 25% off ticket price with a bulk order of 20 tickets and above. One complimentary ticket will be given for every 20 tickets purchased. School bookings are entitled to National Arts Council Tote Board Grant. For school bookings, contact Ms. Annie Pek at 98628033 (Mobile phone) or email to

过年The Nutcracker will set you dancing with great joy! A memorable performance to watch. Be sure to immerse in this magical performance!