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:

- 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** - What is Clara’s last name?

**Answer: Stalhbaum** - What is Clara’s brother’s name?

**Answer: Fritz** - In Act II of Nutcracker, the Spanish Dance is inspired by what type of sweet candy?

**Answer: Chocolate** - 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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1. 1892!

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3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5 . Celesta

1. 1892

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1. 1892

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2. Silberhaus

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2. Stahlbaum

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5. The Celesta

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1. 1892!

2. Silberhaus (depending on the version??)

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1. 1892

2. Barks

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1=18th December 1892

2= stahlbaum

3= Fritz

4= liquorice

5= harpsichord

1. 1892!

2. Stahlbaum (depending on the version??)

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5 . Celesta

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. 1892

2. Staulbaum

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1) 1892

2) Silberhaus

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. Sunday, 18 December 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Harpsichord

Nutcracker Holiday Challenge #3 entry:

1) 1892

2)Stahlbaum

3) Fritz Stahlbaum

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1=18th December 1892

2= stahlbaum

3= Fritz

4= chocolate

5= harpsichord

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1) 1892

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5. Celesta

1. December 18, 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

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5. Glockenspiel

1-Dec 1892

2-Stahlbaum

3-Fritz

4-Chocolate

5-Celeste

1: Sunday, 18 December 1892

2: Staulbahm

3: Fritz

4: Hot Chocolate

5: Celesta

1892

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hot chocolate

celesta

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

1. 12/18/1892

2. Staulbaum

3. Fritz Staulbaum

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5. Celesta

1. December 18 1892

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1. December 18, 1892

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1. December 18, 1892

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1. 1892

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1) 12/18/1892

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3) Fritz

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1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

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5. Celesta

1. December 17, 1892

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3. Fritz Stahlbaum

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1. 12/18/1892

2. Silberhaus

3. Fritz

4. Hot Chocolate

5. Celesta

Q #1 – December 17, 1892

Q #2 – Staulbahm

Q #3 – Fritz

Q #4 – Chocolate

Q #5 – Celesta recently invented then

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1. 1892

2.Stahlbaum (sometimes Silberhaus)

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5.Glass Armonica

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1) December 18, 1892

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5. Celesta

1) 1892

2) Staulbahm

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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

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.

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

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1) 1892

2) Staulbahm

3) Fritz

4) chocolate

5) a celeste

Quiz answers:

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. chocolate

5. celesta

1. 1892

2. Clara Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Hot Toffee

5. Celesta

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1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

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1. In 1892

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4. chocolate

2. celesta

1: 1892

2: Silberhaus

3: Fritz

4: Chocolate

5: Celesta

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

1. December 18, 1892

2. Clara Stahlbaum

#1 : December 1892

#2 : Staulbahm

#3 : Fritz

#4 : Chocolate!

#5 : celesta!!!

Thank you and hope to hear!

1. December 18, 1892

2. Clara Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Sugar plum

4. clavichord

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

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5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. fritz

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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!!

1) 1892

2) Silberhaus

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. December 18th, 1892. Nutcracker and the Mouse King

2. Clara Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Spanish chocolate

5. Celesta

1) 1892

2) Staulbaum (changing my previous answer)

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1:1892

2: Stahlbaum

3: Fritz

4: Chocolate

5: Glockenspiel

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.

1. 1892

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3. Fritz

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1- 1892

2-stahlbaum

3-Fritz Stahlbaum

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1. 18 December 1892

2. Clara is Clara Stahlbaum or Clara Silberhaus depending on the production.

3. Fritz

4. chocolate

5. celesta

1. Sunday, 18 December 1892

2.Stahlbaum

3.Fritz Stahlbaum.

4. Chocolate

5.Celesta

How do I know if my comment posted?

1-1892

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3-Fritz Stahlbaum

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1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

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1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

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#1 December 18th 1892

#2 Stahlbaum

#3 Fritz

#4 Chocolate

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1. December 18, 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

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1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

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1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

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1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz Stahlbaum

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1. 1892

2.Silberhaus

3.Fritz

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1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) the celesta

1) 1892 (The second “i” in Mariinsky was forgotten in your question..)

2) Drosselmeyer

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta/e

Thank you!

1. 1892

2.Clara Stahlbaum

3.Fritz Stahlbaum.

4.chocolate

5.harpsichord

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Harpsichord

1. 1892

2.Silberhaus

3. Fritz

4.Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

I hope I win the tickets!

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) chocolate

5) Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Spanish Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Silberhaus

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celeste (Or Celesta)

1. 1892

2. Silberhaus/Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. chocolate from Spain

5. Celesta

1.) 1892

2.) Stahlbaum

3.) Chocolate / hot chocolate

4.) The Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

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.

1.) 1892

2.) Stahlbaum or Silberhaus (depending on adaptation)

3.) Fritz

4.) Chocolate

5.) Celesta

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1.1892

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5. The celesta

1) 1892

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3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. 1892

2.Stahlbaum

3.Fritz

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5.Glass armonica

1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1)1892

2)Stahlbaum

3)Fritz

4)celesta

1. 1892

2. Silberhaus or Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1892

Clara Silberhaus

Fritz

Sugar cane

Celesta

Forgot number 4! Please switch number 4 to number 5

4)chocolate

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1.- 1892

2.- Stahlbaum

3.- Fritz

4.- Chocolate!

5.- Celesta (also called Celeste)

here the answers:

1.- 1892

2.- Stahlbaum

3.- Fritz

4.- Chocolate!

5.- Celesta (also called Celeste)

1 – December 18th 1892

2 – Stahlbaum

3 – Fritz

4 – Chocolate

5 – Celesta

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

1. 1989

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

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

1-1892 Russia ,England in 1934

2-Staulbahm

3-Fritz

4- chocolate

5-celesta

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

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

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Clavichord

1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. celeste or celesta

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

#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

1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celeste

1- 1892

2 – Staulbahm

3 – Fritz

4- chocolate

5 – Celesta

1. December 18, 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. chocolate

5. a harp

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta or Celeste

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum and in some adaptations, Silverhaus

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate from Spain

5) Celesta

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. 1892

2. Staulbahm

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1) December 18, 1892

2) Staulbahm

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum or Silberhaus

3.Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

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.”

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

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

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!

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. In 1892.

2. Stahlbaum is Clara’s last name.

3. Clara’s brothers name is Fritz.

4. Chocolate candy

5. A celesta

1) 1892

2) Stahlbaum

3) Fritz

4) Chocolate

5) Celesta

1-December 18, 1892

2-Stahlbaum (Silberhaus in some productions)

3-Fritz

4- Hot Chocolate

5-celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz Stahlbaum

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

Fingers crossed :)

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

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

1. 1892

2. Stahlbaum

3. Fritz

4. Chocolate

5. Celesta

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?