Time Out says
The magical Christmas classic returns
Based on the fantastic fairy tale by E.T.A. Hoffmann and with a timeless score by Tchaikovsky, this is the last of the three great ballets by the famous composer. Internationally-recognised Italian choreographer Mauro de Candia has reinterpreted the classic, his new version holding elegant set and costume designs and a dose of humour. With the assistance of HNK Ivan Zajc Rijeka's ballet ensemble, De Candia creates a new world somewhere between reality and dream, in which the invisible becomes visible and the dream becomes reality.