Maurice Sendak

  • The Premiere of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”

    In the winter of 1892, on December 18, the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, was the stage for a historic moment in the world of performing arts. It was here that Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” made its debut, a ballet that would go on to become a beloved holiday tradition across the globe,…

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