The Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker, a treat for ballet fans

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Life | Fri, February 09 2001, 7:26 AM
By Tri Hafiningsih


JAKARTA (JP): Jakartan ballet fans will have the opportunity to see a classic ballet performance of The Nutcracker at Graha Bhakti Budaya, Taman Ismail Marzuki Arts Center, Central Jakarta, this weekend.

Children will also enjoy the show as it will feature their idol, singer Sherina Munaf, who will play the Christmas classic’s Clara — one of leading characters of the legendary Nutcracker ballet composed by Peter Ilich Tschaikovsky.

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The Nutcracker, a real treat for ballet lovers

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Life | Sun, February 18 2001, 7:16 AM
By Tri Hafiningsih


JAKARTA (JP): Classical ballet performances have been rare events in the last few years. So The Nutcracker, performed here last weekend at Taman Ismail Marzuki, was a real treat for ballet fans.

The performance by dancers from the Namarina ballet school, supported by a few of the limited number of professional ballet dancers here, also attracted children as it featured their idol, singer-actress Sherina Munaf, who skyrocketed to popularity with an orchestra-backed album of songs and smash hit film Petualangan Cinta last year.

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