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The Nutcracker

15 - 23 December 2023

This event takes place off site at The Neilson, Pier 2/3

Kids & Families

Ages 2 - 8 | Join Clara and her Nutcracker on a magical journey in this stunning adaptation featuring live classical music and ballet. Created in collaboration with David McAllister.

Please note this event is not held at Sydney Opera House.

Join Clara in an enchanted dreamland

Join Clara in an enchanted dreamland as she befriends the Nutcracker and goes on a magical Christmas Eve journey in this exciting new ACO Families production.

In a collaboration with David McAllister (former Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet), this clever adaptation of the much-loved ballet will bring together music, dance, and theatre in an immersive experience for young audiences.

The ACO’s The Nutcracker is the perfect introduction to live classical music and ballet, guaranteed to captivate and delight the whole family this festive season.

Presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra

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