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Bernstein's Candide

Edinburgh International Festival 2007: Bernstein's Candide

In the opening concert of this year's Festival, Robert Spano conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and an all-star cast in a concert performance of Leonard Bernstein's witty and glittering operetta Candide. Presented by Donald Macleod, from the Usher Hall.

Candide ...... Matthew Polenzani (tenor)
Cunegonde ...... Laura Aikin (soprano)
Dr Pangloss/Martin/Narrator ...... Thomas Allen (baritone)
Governor/Vanderdendur/Ragotski ...... Keith Lewis (tenor)
Old Lady ...... Kathryn Harries (soprano)
Paquette ...... Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Bearkeeper/Inquisitor/Tsar Ivan ...... Tim Mirfin (baritone)
Maximillian/Captain ...... Roland Wood (baritone)

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
David Jones (chorus master)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Robert Spano (conductor).

2 hours, 35 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Sep 2007 18:30

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