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Saturday, December 1, 2PM
The Nutcracker

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Gulfshore Ballet and Gulf Coast Symphony present Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic, The Nutcracker, with full symphony! This two-act ballet is based on a holiday story by E.T.A. Hoffmann that centers on a family’s Christmas Eve celebration. It is a great introduction to classical music and dance for the entire family. Tickets from $29.

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Composer

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born on May 7, 1840, in Vyatka, Russia. His work was first publicly performed in 1865. In 1868, his First Symphony was well-received. In 1874, he established himself with Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat Minor. Tchaikovsky resigned from the Moscow Conservatory in 1878, and spent the rest of his career composing yet more prolifically. He died in St. Petersburg on November 6, 1893.

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