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Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

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Address: 175 Sainte-Catherine St W, Montreal, QC, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z8, Canada
Phone Number: 514 849 8681
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Nutcracker - a holiday must-see

if you're in Montreal in December you must go see the Nutcracker (Casse-Noisette). Although I wouldn't suggest bringing children under the age of 8 just because the show is 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

if you're in Montreal in December you must go see the Nutcracker (Casse-Noisette). Although I wouldn't suggest bringing children under the age of 8 just because the show is 2 hours long and if they get restless they are ruining it for other patrons (like the family with the 3 year old sitting behind us)... Les Grands Ballets Canadiens is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Artistic Director, Gradimir Pankov is brilliant and over the past 14 years, has made Les Grands Ballets a world class company. This original ballet by renowned choreographer Stijn Celis was dedicated to Maestro Pankov who has done so much to enhance and modernise the ballet world. We enjoyed the skilled performance immensely. However, my very favourite of their ballets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

nice, originally performances! it will better than ither shows in Montreal. as you know, Cirque..... nowaday become just strip show ;)

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Ballet is amazing for those who love it: ballet and music are fine arts and allow to thing about other things while appreciating wt is in front of you.

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L'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

My first ballet - costumes were amazing and the set decor wow! Salle Wilfred Pelletier no matter where you sit you get a great view !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Les Grands Ballets are the company to see if you want to see ballet at its absolute best. I have seen all the premier companies of the world perform, and I would rank them in the top 5. The complete attention to the artistic whole of the productions is superb. Even if you have been to the Nutcracker over 100x... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Definitely a world-class organization. If you enjoy ballet, you will not be disappointed. Montrealers are spoiled by the variety of good cultural entertainment to be had in their city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

It has been a long time but fond memories of The Nutcracker Suite at Place des Arts hold a special place in my heart at Christmas. A must see for anyone and at anytime.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Dancers are amazing and so are Gradimir's productions. The annual winter production of the Nutcracker is a must for children, then there the international artistic directors brought in that introduce the greater public to contemporary dance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Saw the Nutcracker with my girls and we absolutely loved it! What an amazing production!

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Go native in Plateau Mont-Royal, where bespoke shopping, hip eateries, and wacky paint jobs attract locals and transplants alike, making it one of the city's most diverse and distinctly authentic experiences. A creative hub, Montreal's artistic elite pack the cafes along Rue Saint-Denis, where young painters and fashion designers draw inspiration from the playful murals and stately Victorian homes that dot the Plateau's side streets. Not a major sightseeing destination, a visit to Plateau Mont-Royal allows you to enjoy a local perspective, soaking in indie films, latte art, contemporary galleries, and the city's best bagels. A center of polyglot culture, Québécois accents mingle with shades of Portuguese, Greek, and Hebrew in the area's iconic Mile End district, where restaurants straddle chic designer boutiques, serving up chorizo and caldo verde. Friendliest to those on foot, it's a jungle of colorful awnings and sidewalk umbrellas, pedestrian walks and luxury shopping.