Candide: March 21-24, 2019

Opera for the people

Five Performances:
Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:30-9:30 PM
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 7:30-9:30 PM
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2-4 PM
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:30-9:30 PM
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2-4 PM

The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts
528 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
VocalEssence Chamber Chorus
Phinehas Bynum
Michael Fairbairn
Bradley Greenwald
Liz Hawkinson
Susan Hofflander
Rodolfo Nieto
Liv Redpath
G. Phillip Shoultz, III
Chamber orchestra
Philip Brunelle, music director
Peter Rothstein, stage director

This production is in partnership with Theater Latté Da.

With star-crossed lovers, villains, Monty Python-esque comedy, and a beautiful score, Leonard Bernstein’s Candide is opera for the people. Wrapped in irony, this musical follows the optimistic young Candide in search of “the best of all possible worlds” on an extraordinary journey to reunite with his soulmate. Imagined by Theater Latté Da’s Peter Rothstein, the all-star cast will perform a theatrical concert version, allowing audiences to savor the epic beauty of Bernstein’s music.

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