15th February

Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT

Bernstein's 'Candide' with Annmo, Rombo, Carpenter and Treichl from Stockholm

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Bernstein's 'Candide' is an operetta with music composed by Leonard Bernstein, based on the novella of the same name by Voltaire. Candide, the illegitimate nephew of Baron Thunder-ten-Tronck, lives in the Baron's castle Schloss Thunder-ten-Tronck. He is bullied by the Baroness and her son Maximillian. Paquette, a prostitute, also lives in the castle. However, Candide is in love with Cunegonde, the Baroness' daughter as Maximillian, Candide, Cunegonde and Paquette find their happiness in life. But... Performers:

Candide: Joel Annmo.
Cunegonde: Elin Rombo.
Pangloss/Martin: Jeremy Carpenter.
Old lady: Miriam Treichl.
Paquette: Matilda Paulsson.
Maximiliam/Grand inquisitor: John Erik Eleby.
Governor/Vanderdendur/Ragotski: Klas Hedlund.

Royal Swedish Opera Choir and Royal Swedish Orchestra. Conductor: Stefan Klingele.

Recorded 25 January.


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