Moscow City Ballet - one of the world's most prestigious touring ballet companies - is bringing The Nutcracker to York.

The Nutcracker will take place on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at the city's Grand Opera House.

Moscow City Ballet performs some of the greatest productions of the Russian and Soviet ballet heritage - from classics like The Swan Lake and the Giselle to the children’s favourites, such as The Nutcracker and Cinderella.  

The Nutcracker promises some of Russia’s best dancers, beautiful sets and stunning costumes - complete with a live orchestra and breath-taking choreography.

How to buy tickets for The Nutcracker 

Tickets start at £13 via the ATG Tickets website.

Depending on where you choose to sit, tickets may become more expensive.

York Press: Another teaser shot for Moscow City Ballet's The Nutcracker show.Another teaser shot for Moscow City Ballet's The Nutcracker show.

The cheapest tickets - not including concession or children's prices - start at £21.90.

What's the story of The Nutcracker?

The Nutcracker tells the timeless story of Clara, who is whisked away on a fairy tale adventure by her Nutcracker Prince, it is set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and offers a treat for the whole family.

This enchanting tale is an eternal seasonal favourite and the perfect introduction to Russian classical ballet.