Filmed under the direction of Nureyev with several changes as regards the stage version. Elisabeth Maurin and Laurent Hilaire are dazzling, as is the corps de ballet notably in the Snowflake scene. E. Maurin was appointed principal dancer by Nureyev during the filming.

Clara: Elisabeth Maurin
Drosselmeyer and the Prince: Laurent Hilaire

With the soloists and the corps de ballet from the Paris Opera.

Studio recording for television in 1988

  • Recording: Recorded for television in 1988
  • Duration: 90’
  • Choreography: Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa
  • Music: Piotr Tchaïkovsky
  • Production: LA SEPT, FR3, SFP COPRODUCTION, 1988
  • Publication date: 1991
  • Languages: the-nutcracker-paris-opera
  • Publisher: NVC, TELDEC 1991