Candide Archives - Michigan Opera Theatre

Reviews: Candide

More about the production. Donald R Thank you for yesterday’s extraordinary performance of Candide at The Berman. Orchestra, principals, chorus, staging, a wonderful experience. And despite what some of the audience said, NOT LONG ENOUGH. I can listen to the music and voices all day long. The perfect tribute to Mr. Bernstein.   Julie – Aronica …

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Inside Candide: Voltaire’s Attack on Optimism

Voltaire’s comedic work Candide has been a long-time favorite for opera and musical theater fans alike. Composed by Leonard Bernstein, whose centenary was marked in August, the music straddles the line between the two genres. Like his other works including West Side Story and On the Town, the music is bright and upbeat, though in …

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