Free open air performance of The Nutcracker at the Obelisco
The great Argentinian dancer Eleonora Cassano will offer a free, open air show on a large stage mounted at the Obelisco (Av. 9 de Julio & Corrientes) on her farewell from classical dance, on Saturday, December 22nd, 2012, at 9:00 PM.
She will be presenting a specially staged version of The Nutcracker, by Peter I. Tchaikowsky, choreographed by Liliana Belfiore, accompanied by a cast of over 90 Argentine dancers, a Children´s Choir, and a live Orchestra, conducted by Carlos Calleja.
In different auditions at dance schools in Buenos Aires and other Argentine provinces, teenage students have been selected for the roles of the Mice and Soldiers.
All the dance schools will also be invited to an open class before the show, starting at 5 pm.
The outstanding Argentine dancer Hermán Cornejo, currently Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theater, returns to Argentina specially for this occasion, where he will play the main character alongside Eleonora Cassano.
Guest artist: Maximiliano Guerra