San Francisco Symphony


San Francisco Symphony, Davies Hall. E.T.A. Hoffmann’s original story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King picks up the classic tale where Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet ends. This delightful evening—starring the San Francisco Symphony and Tony award-winning actor Alan Cumming—decorates Hoffmann’s story with music from Tchaikovsky’s tone poems, orchestral suites, and, of course, his famous The Nutcracker. Experience a rare holiday treat like never before, one that begins, as all great stories do, with, “Once upon a time…”

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