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UPDATE: this contest is now closed, and the winner was Samantha McEnhill, who was the first person to submit all five correct answers!

For all you Nutcracker nuts, here are the correct answers:

  1. SF Ballet presented the American premiere of Nutcracker on Christmas Eve, 1944. In what year did Nutcracker make its European premiere at the Mariinksky Theatre in St. Petersburg?
    Answer:  1892
  2. What is Clara’s last name?
    Answer: Stalhbaum 
  3. What is Clara’s brother’s name?
    Answer: Fritz 
  4. In Act II of Nutcracker, the Spanish Dance is inspired by what type of sweet candy?
    Answer: Chocolate 
  5. Tchaikovsky’s famous ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ socre features the sounds of a unique instrument similar to a piano. What is that instrument called?
    Answer: Celesta 

Thank you so much to everyone who entered: stay tuned for our next Nutcracker Holiday Challenge contest on Monday, November 26, 2012!

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Win two V.I.P tickets to our iconic production of Nutcracker at 7pm on December 26, 2012! Be the first person to send us all five correct answers to this Nutcracker quiz via our comment box, being sure to leave us your name and email address, and you could be joining us in the Winners’ Box for an unforgettable holiday experience.

We’ll be announcing the winner on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 so hurry—but if you don’t win this time, remember you’ve got three more chances to win with our Nutcracker Holiday Challenge contests…

 

One entry per person: Full contest terms and conditions on our website

 

Can't see this image? Here are the questions in text form: 1. SF Ballet presented the American premiere of Nutcracker on Christmas Eve, 1944. In what year did Nutcracker make its European premiere at the Marinksky Theatre in St. Petersburg? 2. What is Clara's last name? 3. What is Clara's brother's name? 4. In Act II of Nutcracker, the Spanish Dance is inspired by what type of sweet candy? 5. Tchaikovsky's famous 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' socre features the sounds of a unique instrument similar to a piano. What is that instrument called?

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158 Comments

  1. avatar Samantha
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:01 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892!
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5 . Celesta

  2. avatar Jen Carter
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:04 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  3. avatar Charlotte Mazur
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  4. avatar Nick
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892

    2. Staulbahm

    3. Fritz

    4. chocolate

    5. Celesta

  5. avatar Tony Le
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Silberhaus
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  6. avatar Gabriela Kirkland
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Spanish Hot Chocolate
    5. The Celesta

  7. avatar William Desenberg
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Permalink

    1892, Fritz, Stahlbaum (sometimes Silberhaus), Spanish Chocolate, Celesta

  8. avatar Stephanie
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  9. avatar Natalie Cline
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:07 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. celesta

  10. avatar Marcus
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:08 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  11. avatar Samantha
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892!
    2. Silberhaus (depending on the version??)
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5 . Celesta

  12. avatar Chan Shipman
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Barks
    3.Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. celesta

  13. avatar Carrie Kirkland
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. The Celesta

  14. avatar Heather pinedA
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:09 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  15. avatar Scott Craig Mckenzie
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    1=18th December 1892

    2= stahlbaum

    3= Fritz

    4= liquorice

    5= harpsichord

  16. avatar Samantha
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892!
    2. Stahlbaum (depending on the version??)
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5 . Celesta

  17. Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  18. avatar Tomasz Mazur
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  19. avatar Rhea Kaw
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Silberhaus
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  20. avatar Sylvia Dai
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    1. Sunday, 18 December 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Harpsichord

  21. avatar Veronica Savage
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    Nutcracker Holiday Challenge #3 entry:

    1) 1892
    2)Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz Stahlbaum
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  22. avatar Scott Craig Mckenzie
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1=18th December 1892

    2= stahlbaum

    3= Fritz

    4= chocolate

    5= harpsichord

  23. avatar James Newell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18th 1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5.Celesta

  24. avatar Stacie McKee
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Silberhaus
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  25. avatar Oona Murley
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  26. avatar Shannon Kuehnel
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Spanish Hot Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  27. avatar Angela
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz Stahlbaum
    4) CHocolate
    5) celesta

  28. avatar Michael Pulizzano
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    1892 Stahlbaum Fritz Hot Chocolate Celesta

  29. avatar Jessica Treherne
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4.Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  30. avatar Matthew Wuthrich
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Glockenspiel

  31. avatar Linda Gracia
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    1-Dec 1892
    2-Stahlbaum
    3-Fritz
    4-Chocolate
    5-Celeste

  32. Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Permalink

    1: Sunday, 18 December 1892

    2: Staulbahm

    3: Fritz

    4: Hot Chocolate

    5: Celesta

  33. avatar jared deuriarte
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    1892
    stahlbaum
    fritz
    hot chocolate
    celesta

  34. avatar Alicia Lopez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    1) its debut 120 years ago in 1892.
    2)Clara Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz Stahlbaum
    4) Spanish Dance: Chocolate
    Arabian Dance: Coffee
    Chinese Dance: Tea
    Russian Dance: Candy Canes
    Mother Ginger: Bon-bons
    Reed Flutes: Marzipan
    Waltz of the Flowers
    Dance of the Dew Drop Fairy
    Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
    5) Celesta

  35. avatar Karen Newell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    1. 12/18/1892
    2. Staulbaum
    3. Fritz Staulbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  36. avatar coral curry
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18 1892

    2. Staulbahm

    3. Fritz Staulbahm

    4. Chocolate

    5. The Celesta

  37. avatar Susan Tan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. chocolate
    5. dubreq stylophone

  38. Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5. celesta

  39. avatar Andrew Vaillancour
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892

  40. avatar Hannah Federman
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celeste

  41. avatar Colleen Duggan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  42. avatar tamille gomez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

    1 – on sunday 18 December 1892
    2 – Stahlbaum
    3 – Fritz
    4 – chocolate
    5 – harpsichord

  43. avatar Lorraine Valdespino
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

    1892, Stahlbaum, Fritz, chocolate, celesta

  44. avatar Claire
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:18 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Clara Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Hot Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  45. avatar Susan Criswell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    1) 12/18/1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celeste

  46. avatar Bobby Niers
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  47. avatar Sharon Jacobs
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    1. December 17, 1892
    2.Silberhaus
    3. Fritz
    4.Chocolate
    4.Harpsicord

  48. avatar Cody Davis
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    Stahlbaum, 1892, Fritz, Chocolate, Harpsicord

  49. avatar Susan Tan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. chocolate
    5. celesta

  50. avatar James Newell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18th 1892
    2. Her last name is Staulbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. It’s a Celesta

  51. avatar Stephanie Samson
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    1. 12/18/1892
    2. Silberhaus
    3. Fritz
    4. Hot Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  52. avatar Rodrigo Garcia
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    Q #1 – December 17, 1892
    Q #2 – Staulbahm
    Q #3 – Fritz
    Q #4 – Chocolate
    Q #5 – Celesta recently invented then

  53. avatar Marcia Miller
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | Permalink

    1892
    Stahlbaum
    chocolate
    Fritz
    celesta

  54. avatar Michele Latifi
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2.Stahlbaum (sometimes Silberhaus)
    3.Fritz
    4.Hot Chocolate
    5.Glass Armonica

  55. avatar karen kreamer
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    1.1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3.Fritz
    4.Chocolate
    5.the Celesta

  56. avatar Julia S
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    1) December 18, 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  57. avatar Michelle Chang
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    1. 2001
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  58. avatar Kyla Barriga Ashurst
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Staulbahm
    3) Fritz
    4) chocolate
    5) celesta

  59. avatar lori mullins
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:23 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Klärchen; In other productions, such as Baryshnikov’s, Clara is Clara Stahlbaum rather than Clara Silberhaus.
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5.celesta

  60. avatar Rita Hansen
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:24 pm | Permalink

    1. It premiered on December 18, 1892.
    2. Clara’s last name is Stahlbaum.
    3. Her brother’s name is Fritz Stahlbaum.
    4. It is inspired by chocolate.
    5. For the dance a Celesta was used for the tinkly feel.

  61. avatar Sydney Franklin
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:25 pm | Permalink

    1) The Nutcracker ballet premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on December 18, 1892.
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz Stahlbaum
    4) Hot Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  62. avatar Krystina
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:26 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  63. avatar Heidi Cantwell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Staulbahm
    3) Fritz
    4) chocolate
    5) a celeste

  64. avatar jazz tigan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

    Quiz answers:

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5. celesta

  65. avatar Tara
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:28 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Clara Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Hot Toffee
    5. Celesta

  66. avatar Bertrand Evans-Taylo
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:32 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5.Celeste

  67. avatar Jessica Boynton
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:33 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  68. avatar Sharon Ree
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm | Permalink

    1892, staulbahm, Fritz, Celesta, hot cocoa

  69. avatar Meredith Picerno
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm | Permalink

    1. In 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Stephen and David
    4. Chocolate
    5. A celesta

  70. avatar Claudia Gales
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm | Permalink

    1.1892
    2. Fritz
    3. Klarchen
    4. chocolate
    2. celesta

  71. avatar John Sanchez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:41 pm | Permalink

    1: 1892
    2: Silberhaus
    3: Fritz
    4: Chocolate
    5: Celesta

  72. avatar Stephanie Samson
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | Permalink

    Time stamp is off – I posted these well before 12:20pm… More like 11:11ish

  73. avatar Maria L. Whiteside
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:47 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Clara Stahlbaum

  74. avatar Susan Monson
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    #1 : December 1892
    #2 : Staulbahm
    #3 : Fritz
    #4 : Chocolate!
    #5 : celesta!!!

    Thank you and hope to hear!

  75. avatar Maria L. Whiteside
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Clara Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Sugar plum
    4. clavichord

  76. avatar Amy Shih
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:50 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  77. avatar Carlie Cuddihy
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:56 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  78. avatar Ginger Rose
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:58 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. celesta

    I know I’m not first, but had to do it anyway! No computer in my house wanted to work today, but I fought and fought until I could get one to work, and so I had to submit. Crossing my finger that somehow maybe i will win!!

  79. avatar Colette Posse
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 12:59 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Silberhaus
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  80. Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18th, 1892. Nutcracker and the Mouse King
    2. Clara Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Spanish chocolate
    5. Celesta

  81. avatar Colette
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:01 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Staulbaum (changing my previous answer)
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  82. avatar Karen Caprio
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    1:1892
    2: Stahlbaum
    3: Fritz
    4: Chocolate
    5: Glockenspiel

  83. avatar Lisa
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:05 pm | Permalink

    1. Dec. 18th, 1892
    2. Clara’s last name is either Stahlbaum or Silberhaus (Dumas version)
    3. Clara’s brothers name is Fritz
    4. The Spanish dance was inspired by chocolate
    5. The instrument featured in the Dance of the Sugar Plumb Fairy was a Celesta.

  84. avatar Devony Taylor
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:08 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Clara Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5. celesta

  85. avatar Amy Irwin
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:10 pm | Permalink

    1- 1892
    2-stahlbaum
    3-Fritz Stahlbaum
    4-Chocolate
    5-celesta

  86. avatar Cynthia Spurling
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:17 pm | Permalink

    1. 18 December 1892
    2. Clara is Clara Stahlbaum or Clara Silberhaus depending on the production.
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5. celesta

  87. Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    1. Sunday, 18 December 1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3.Fritz Stahlbaum.
    4. Chocolate
    5.Celesta

  88. avatar Jeff Warren
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    How do I know if my comment posted?

    1-1892
    2-Stahlbaum
    3-Fritz Stahlbaum
    4-Chocolate
    5-celesta

  89. avatar David Hart
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  90. avatar Megan Lopez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3)Fritz
    4)Chocolate
    5)bridge

  91. avatar Rebecca Singer
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:39 pm | Permalink

    #1 December 18th 1892

    #2 Stahlbaum

    #3 Fritz

    #4 Chocolate

    #5 Celesta

  92. Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:44 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  93. avatar Julianna D.
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Harp

  94. avatar Julie Robertson
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 1:52 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  95. avatar lauren sparks
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz Stahlbaum
    4) chocolate!
    5) celesta

  96. avatar Parmida Ziaei
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 2:21 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2.Silberhaus
    3.Fritz
    4.chocolate
    5.Celesta

  97. avatar Ariana Lordge
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 2:39 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) the celesta

  98. avatar Jan Ger
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 2:48 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892 (The second “i” in Mariinsky was forgotten in your question..)
    2) Drosselmeyer
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta/e

    Thank you!

  99. avatar Lisa MacDonald
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 2:51 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2.Clara Stahlbaum
    3.Fritz Stahlbaum.
    4.chocolate
    5.harpsichord

  100. avatar Emily DiGiovanni
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:07 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Harpsichord

  101. avatar Josee Band
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:10 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892

    2.Silberhaus

    3. Fritz

    4.Chocolate

    5. Celesta

  102. avatar Susanne Rivera
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  103. Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm | Permalink

    I hope I win the tickets!

  104. avatar Serena
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) chocolate
    5) Celesta

  105. avatar Olivia Ramsay
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:43 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Spanish Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  106. Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Silberhaus
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celeste (Or Celesta)

  107. avatar Jina Kim
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 4:04 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Silberhaus/Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate from Spain
    5. Celesta

  108. avatar Rebecca Rufer
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm | Permalink

    1.) 1892
    2.) Stahlbaum
    3.) Chocolate / hot chocolate
    4.) The Celesta

  109. avatar Alina Gazarova
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  110. avatar David Perez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Permalink

    1. The Nutcracker ballet premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg on 18 December 1892.

    2. Clara’s last name is Staulbahm.

    3. Clara’s brother’s name is Fritz.

    4. Chocolate!

    5. It is called a celesta.

  111. avatar Marie
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 4:55 pm | Permalink

    1.) 1892
    2.) Stahlbaum or Silberhaus (depending on adaptation)
    3.) Fritz
    4.) Chocolate
    5.) Celesta

  112. avatar maresa caunt
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    1892, Stahlbaum, Fritz, Chocolate, Celesta

  113. avatar Ellie
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Permalink

    1.1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Spanish Chocolate
    5. The celesta

  114. avatar Katie Spear
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:34 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  115. Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:38 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2.Stahlbaum
    3.Fritz
    4.chocolate
    5.Glass armonica

  116. avatar Celeste Acain
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  117. avatar Trudy Kim
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    1)1892
    2)Stahlbaum
    3)Fritz
    4)celesta

  118. avatar Deborah
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Silberhaus or Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  119. avatar Sara Gray
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:06 pm | Permalink

    1892
    Clara Silberhaus
    Fritz
    Sugar cane
    Celesta

  120. avatar Trudy Kim
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm | Permalink

    Forgot number 4! Please switch number 4 to number 5
    4)chocolate

  121. avatar Rhoda
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:12 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  122. avatar marco olvera
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:22 pm | Permalink

    1.- 1892

    2.- Stahlbaum

    3.- Fritz

    4.- Chocolate!

    5.- Celesta (also called Celeste)

  123. avatar marco olvera
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Permalink

    here the answers:

    1.- 1892

    2.- Stahlbaum

    3.- Fritz

    4.- Chocolate!

    5.- Celesta (also called Celeste)

  124. avatar Karina Rolon Lopez
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 7:16 pm | Permalink

    1 – December 18th 1892
    2 – Stahlbaum
    3 – Fritz
    4 – Chocolate
    5 – Celesta

  125. avatar Mayela Garay
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 7:22 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892 2. Clara Silberhaus/ Stahlbaum 3. Fritz 4. Chocolate. 5. celesta

  126. avatar Abigail Nepomuceno
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 7:28 pm | Permalink

    1. 1989
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  127. avatar Tammy McDowell
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892 2. Stalbaum 3. Fritz 4. Chocolate 5. Celesta

  128. Posted November 19, 2012 at 7:58 pm | Permalink

    1-1892 Russia ,England in 1934
    2-Staulbahm
    3-Fritz
    4- chocolate
    5-celesta

  129. avatar C. Dubinsky
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892 2. Staulbahm 3. Fritz 4. Chocolate 5. celesta

  130. avatar Pamela Kather
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 9:03 pm | Permalink

    1892; Stahlbaum or Silberhaus depending on the libretto; Fritz; chocolate; celesta

  131. avatar Andreas Tan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Clavichord

  132. avatar Andra Duncan
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 10:04 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. celeste or celesta

  133. avatar Caroline McCormick
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 10:10 pm | Permalink

    1. St. Petersburg is not in Europe. It premiered in St. Petersburg in 1892 and in Europe (England) in 1934.
    2. Clara’s last name is Stahlbaum.
    3. Clara’s brother’s name is Fritz Stahlbaum.
    4. The Spanish Dance was inspired by chocolate.
    5. The instrument in Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy is a celesta

  134. avatar Jacqueline B Chaston
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 10:21 pm | Permalink

    #1 Premier of Nutcracker in St Petersburg 12/18/1892
    #2 Clara’s last name Stahlbaum
    #3 Her brother’s name is Fritz
    #4 Spanish Dance inspired by chocolate
    #5 The Celesta, keyboard instrument used in The Dance of The Sugar Plum Fairy

  135. avatar Hillary Brooks
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:02 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celeste

  136. avatar Emmanuel Garba
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:11 pm | Permalink

    1- 1892
    2 – Staulbahm
    3 – Fritz
    4- chocolate
    5 – Celesta

  137. avatar Tina Lui
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:15 pm | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. chocolate
    5. a harp

  138. avatar Teresa Betancourt
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:28 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta or Celeste

  139. avatar Laura Maschietto
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:30 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum and in some adaptations, Silverhaus
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate from Spain
    5) Celesta

  140. avatar Fernando Cerenza
    Posted November 19, 2012 at 11:35 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  141. avatar Kevin
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:18 am | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Staulbahm
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  142. avatar Alexandria Dillon
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:44 am | Permalink

    1) December 18, 1892
    2) Staulbahm
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  143. avatar nicolette
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 1:12 am | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum or Silberhaus
    3.Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  144. avatar Bernard Jong
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 2:31 am | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  145. avatar Olaniyi Solebo
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 7:00 am | Permalink

    1. The Nutcracker premiered at the St. Petersburg’s Marlinsky Theater (not the Marinsky Theater written in the question) on December 18, 1892.

    2. Clara’s last name is Stahlbaum.

    3. Clara’s brother is named Fritz Stahlbaum.

    4. The Spanish dance is inspired by chocolate!

    5. Tschaikovsky used the celesta to achieve the unique and celestial sound in the “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies.”

  146. avatar Christin H
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 8:22 am | Permalink

    1 – December 18th, 1892 (tried to trace back on my calendar…I think it was a Saturday or a Sunday?)
    2 – Stahlbaum
    3 – Fritz!
    4 – Chocolate
    5 – He used a celesta

  147. avatar Peggy Lee Mirpuri
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 8:24 am | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  148. avatar Marlene Mahurin
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 8:44 am | Permalink

    1. December 18, 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

    My daughter Mia, age 10, is dancing in our local production of the Nutcracker here in our small town of Grass Valley, CA. She will be a Fairy and a Flute. She would be over the moon to come to the SF Nutcracker. Fingers crossed!

  149. avatar Erika Flores
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 10:52 am | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  150. avatar Christina Bryant
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 11:06 am | Permalink

    1. In 1892.
    2. Stahlbaum is Clara’s last name.
    3. Clara’s brothers name is Fritz.
    4. Chocolate candy
    5. A celesta

  151. avatar Michelle Liu
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    1) 1892
    2) Stahlbaum
    3) Fritz
    4) Chocolate
    5) Celesta

  152. avatar Betsy Meyerson
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    1-December 18, 1892
    2-Stahlbaum (Silberhaus in some productions)
    3-Fritz
    4- Hot Chocolate
    5-celesta

  153. avatar Aulii Limtiaco
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz Stahlbaum
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  154. avatar Daphne Banash
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 12:34 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

    Fingers crossed :)

  155. avatar Sandra Tremulis
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 1:07 pm | Permalink

    European premiere was 18 Dec 1892

    Clara’s last name was Stahlbaum

    Clara’s brother’s name was Fritz Stahlbaum

    Spanish represents Chocolate

    Sugar Plum Fairy piano type instrument is the Celesta

  156. avatar Bari Lee Miller
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 1:41 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892 2. Stahlbaum 3. Fritz 4. Chocolate 5. Celesta

  157. avatar Julia Sung
    Posted November 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm | Permalink

    1. 1892
    2. Stahlbaum
    3. Fritz
    4. Chocolate
    5. Celesta

  158. avatar Marjorie Blair
    Posted December 24, 2012 at 5:19 pm | Permalink

    On Battle of the Nutcrackers on Ovation Channel 155 San Francisco absolutely won my vote. It is airing right now as the viewer-voted winner so many agreed with me. Is it possible to get a copy of this performance so I can share it with my friends who do not have this Cable Channel?

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