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A "Swingin' Nutcracker" a la Ellington with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra


December 11, 2016

STEP into the holiday season with this fully realized jazz version of the timeless Nutcracker. Riffing off of Ellington’s dazzling reimagining of a portion of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, jazz composer Paul Murtha has created an entire “Swingin Nutcracker” with both an Act 1 and Act 2. This semi-staged production features the vibrant and percussive dancing of Washington based company, Step Afrika! Join the BSO for this very special world premiere.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Dance
  • Kid-friendly
  • Music
General Information
  • Admission: Tickets start at $12.50
  • Family-friendly
  • Mount Vernon


Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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