This telecast of George Balanchine's famous production was broadcast only four years after it was premiered by the New York City Ballet.
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From that day on, Godfather Drosselmeyer's nephew is Clara's Prince, and Clara is his Princess.
Version of The Nutcracker
Ballet: The Nutcracker
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Played by the New York City Ballet Orchestra
Conducted by Robert Irving See more