Concert will begin at 16:00 hours GMT
Bernstein's 'Candide' with Chaundy, O'Loughlin, Criswell and Larsen from Moscow
Bernstein's 'Candide' is an operetta, based on the 1759 novella of the same name by Voltaire. The operetta was first performed in 1956 with a libretto by Lillian Hellman; but since 1974 it has been generally performed with a book by Hugh Wheeler which is more faithful to Voltaire's novel.
Performers: Stephen Chaundy, tenor. Jennifer O'Loughlin, soprano. Kim Criswell, vocal. Morten Frank Larsen, baritone. Yaroslav Petryanik, baritone. Yelna Gorlo, mezzo-soprano.
Artyom Melikhov, tenor. Boris Rudak, tenor. Denis Begansky, bass-baritone. Dinar Dzhusoev, bass. Alexander Oleshko, narrator.
Choir of the Choir Arts Academy. Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Joseph R. Olefirowicz.