Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Bernstein's 'Candide' with Annmo, Rombo, Carpenter and Treichl from Stockholm
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.