Premiere of the ballet "Nutcracker" in St. Petersburg.
December 18th, 1892 at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg took place premiere of the ballet "The Nutcracker".
The Nutcracker is Peter Tchaikovsky's ballet (op. 71) in two acts on the libretto of Marius Petipa based on the tale of E.T.A. Hoffmann "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".
On the Christmas eve in the beautiful house of Dr. Stalbaum, the guests begin to gather. Behind adults on tiptoe follow girls with dolls and march boys with sabers ...