Nutcracker Notes

Nutcracker Notes

8 Stats about the Nutcracker Orchestra

One thing we missed over the last 18 months is the fabulous live music which accompanies every performance in the War Memorial Opera House. To celebrate the return of Nutcracker in just a few weeks, here are 8 fun stats about its magical score and the orchestra musicians who bring it to life each December.

Nutcracker runs December 13–30, 2023


Header Image: San Francisco Ballet in Tomasson’s Nutcracker // © Erik Tomasson