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RCO performs Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at Christmas Matinee

18 December 2018

Complete ballet music broadcast live on radio and television

Dirigent Semyon Bychkov (photo: Sheila Rock)
Dirigent Semyon Bychkov (photo: Sheila Rock)

On 25 December 2018, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will perform The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky during its traditional Christmas Matinee concert. Tchaikovsky expert Semyon Bychkov will conduct the complete ballet score instead of the usual suite. Children from the the National Children’s Choir and the National Boys Choir will contribute to the festive concert.

The concert starts at 2.15 pm and will be broadcast live on NPO Radio 4 by AVROTROS and on television by both AVROSTROS (via NPO2) and Unitel Classica.

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