Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

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Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4534962

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Conductor: Andre Previn Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 9676842

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Student orchestra performs last-minute recital ahead of school closure

Student orchestra gives impromptu dining hall concert before last-minute coronavirus evacuation

Brandon Lawrence plays The Prince in Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker with Birmingham Royal Ballet 2019

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Ballerinas protest outside Opéra Garnier

Ballerinas perform ‘Swan Lake’ in protest against France’s pension reform

Brandon Lawrence and Céline Gittens in ‘The Nutcracker’ with Birmingham Royal Ballet

What makes The Nutcracker the perfect Christmas ballet? Catherine Bott asks Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Brandon Lawrence

Derek Jacobi narrates The Nutcracker on Christmas Day

Listen to Sir Derek Jacobi’s narration of The Nutcracker on Classic FM this Christmas

Jordan performs in The Nutcracker

Teenage ballerina in wheelchair achieves dream of dancing in Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker