The Nutcracker Ballet at Coronado Nov. 25

Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Dance Company unite to present holiday classic

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra and the Rockford Dance Company collaborate to present The Nutcracker Ballet at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25, 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 Markus Schaffer and returning guest Yumelia Garcia, both of Ballet Florida. The performance also features surprise celebrity guests from the Rockford area.

Tickets for this concert are available by calling the Rockford Symphony Orchestra box office at 965-0049 or on the Web at Tickets range from $15 to $34.

From the Nov. 22-28, 2006, issue

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