Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Family Concert

The Nutcracker and I, by Alexandra Dariescu

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Alexandra Dariescu
piano and producer
Désirée Ballantyne
ballerina
Nick Hillel
director
Adam Smith
art director and director of animation
Jenna Lee
choreographer
Sander Loonen
technical producer
Yeast Culture
video design producers

A Christmas party, an unexpected gift and a kingdom full of sweets… everyone knows the story of The Nutcracker. Trust us, though – you’ve never seen it like this. Pianist Alexandra Dariescu, a single ballerina, and Tchaikovsky’s wonderful music come together with astonishing, state-of-the-art animation and digital effects to retell this seasonal classic like it’s never been told before, creating a fantastical world so real that you might even start to believe in sugar plum fairies! But the magic is real – and it’s never felt so fresh. A visual and musical treat for all ages.

Liverpool Philharmonic Family Concerts are a great way for children and adults to come together to experience a full symphony orchestra performing music live. Concerts last about one hour. Fidgeting is allowed, and the whole family is welcome, so come along and give it a try!

Children are invited to have a go on a variety of instruments from 30 minutes prior to each concert at our Instrument Petting Zoo.

£11, £15, £22 (adults) £8, £10, £13 (children)
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