9 Feb-13 March. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker returns to La Scala.
This is a re-run of Nacho Duato's successful choreography staged at La Scala last year. It has the classical foundations of the original with Duato's modern touches. The Spanish choreographer, who studied at the Rambert in London, with Maurice Bejart in Brussels and Alvin Ailey in New York, is now the artistic director of ballet at the Mikhaylovsky Theatre in St Petersburg. Duato's Nutcarcker premiered at the Mikhaylovsky in 2013.