The Nutcracker

By Fernand Nault
December 10-30, 2016
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
Matinees: 2 P.M. / Evenings: 7.30 P.M.


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Pure Enchantment

The entire family happily gathers to celebrate Christmas Eve. As the gifts are handed out to the children, the mysterious Doctor Drosselmeyer offers a beautiful nutcracker to his niece, Clara. During the night, while the young girl lies sound asleep next

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A production like no other
Created in 1964 for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, this adaptation of the Hoffmann tale by Quebec dancer choreographer Fernand Nault (1920-2006) is among the most beautiful in existence. It is performed by some one hundred dancers, with... Read more
Fernand Nault
In 2011, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ministère de la Culture, des Communications et de la Condition féminine, the Médaille des Grands Artisans de la Révolution Tranquille was awarded to 50 artists and artisans who, among other... Read more
Mouse of the Day
One hour before each performance, actor Jacques Piperni will give a reading of Hoffmann’s tale to children, after which the Mouse of the Day will be randomly selected. The lucky winner will then dress up as a mouse and appear... Read more
Tchaikovsky and the creation of The Nutcracker

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Russia in 1840. After studying music in St. Petersburg, he devoted himself to composition with the support of his patron, Nadejda von Meck. He composed several masterpieces, including Swan Lake (1876) and Eugene

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V.I.P Packages
  • The best seats
  • Backstage tour after the show
  • Parking and coat check
  • Complimentary drinks
Please note that the use of cameras during the backstage tour is forbidden. To learn more about our packages, please contact us at 514 849-0269 / 1 877 849-0269

  • The Nutcracker V.I.P. package includes a surprise gift for children.