Watch Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in full

A film of Tchaikovsky's complete two-act ballet conducted by Valery Gergiev

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker is performed here by the Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersburg. The orchestra is conducted by Valery Gergiev, artistic director of the Mariinnsky Theatre.


What's on at the Proms tonight?

Prom: Thursday 2 August, 7pm

Glinka Summer Night in Madrid (Spanish Overture No. 2)
Joby Talbot Guitar Concerto
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker – Act 1

Miloš Karadaglić (guitar)
Finchley Children's Music Group
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Alexander Vedernikov


This Prom will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.