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The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 9  |  7:30 pm

Sunday, December 10  |  3:00 pm

George & Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, Clarksville

Witness the transformation of a beloved holiday tradition as it is tailored for our community! Join us as the GCO presents a captivating medley of Tchaikovsky's original score, Duke Ellington's jazz rendition, and vibrant salsa-inspired variations, redefining the essence of this seasonal favorite. Immerse yourself in a unique spectacle, where the orchestra and jazz band, accompanied by talented guest artists from three great American ballet companies: Ingrid Silva and Dylan Santos of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Vinicius Lima of Ballet West, and Mackenzie Kenyon of NB2 at Nashville Ballet, as well as children from the Clarksville-based studio Classic Steps II. Additionally, local visual artist Kitty Harvill will create paintings live during the concerts inspired by the performances on stage. This season, prepare to be enthralled by an exhilarating new section of music and choreography commissioned exclusively for this event. Don't miss this sensational fusion of music and movement that will transport you to the heart of The Nutcracker like never before!

     Duke ELLINGTON  |  Nutcracker Suite
Pyotr Ilych TCHAIKOVSKY  |  Selections from The Nutcracker
Sverre Indris JONER  |  Cuban Sugar
Vinicio MEZA  |  World Premiere










Sugar Plum Party

Sunday, December 10

Come meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends on stage immediately following our 3:00pm performance of The Nutcracker. Guests have the opportunity to take a photo with some of our guest artists, as well as receive a small gift and treat. We hope to see our patrons of all ages there!

  • $10.00 for a family of up to 4

  • $5.00 for each additional family member

Proof of purchase required for entry.

Sugar Plum Party
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