Nutcracker ballet kicks off holiday season Nov. 26

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra and the Rockford Dance Company are again collaborating to present The Nutcracker ballet at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26 at the Coronado Theatre.

Live music from the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, colorful sets, and dazzling costumes make this the premier production in northern Illinois, and a wonderful way to celebrate the start of the holiday season. This year’s performance features professional lead dancers Ogulcan Borova of the International Ballet and returning guest Yumelia Garcia of Ballet Florida.

Tickets for this concert are available by calling the Rockford Symphony Orchestra box office at (815) 965-0049 or on the

Web at Ticket prices start at $15.

From the Nov. 23-29, 2005, issue

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