Boston Ballet’s Timeless Holiday Tradition is Back with Nissenen’s “The Nutcracker”

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Sugar plum fairies prance across the stage, the Mouse King battles the Nutcracker Prince to the death, and Snowflakes flutter through the falling snow; “The Nutcracker” has returned to Boston. A timeless holiday tradition, Mikko Nissenen’s “The Nutcracker” is back at the Boston Ballet for the sixth consecutive year since Nissenen’s interpretation’s world premiere at...continue reading




Boston Ballet Opens its Season with a Celebration of Finland

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Boston Ballet, under Finnish artistic director Mikko Nissinen, opened its 2017-18 season Nov. 3 at the Boston Opera House with mixed performance of traditional and contemporary dance. The night also celebrated Finnish work, the 100th anniversary of the country's independence from Russia occurring later this year. The night opened with an orchestral performance of Finnish...continue reading