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Bernstein: Candide / Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Christa Ludwig, Adolph Green Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann. Bernstein, London SO [DVD]

Album Summary

>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide
Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Filmed at London's Barbican Centre in December 1989, Leonard Bernstein conducts his own Candide featuring the cast he chose himself - starring Jerry Hadley in the title role.

This performance, staged and directed by Humphrey Burton, is released for the first time on DVD

Bernstein conducts with power and zest, drawing on London Symphony Orchestra's full symphonic resources and the richness of the American and European musical traditions inherent in the score

With this unique video footage of a composer conducting his own work, one of Bernstein's last great performances is a vivid tribute to his legacy and to his millions of fans around the world.

Fono Forum-Newsweek
The best of all possible Candides.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 147 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, German


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Works Details

>Bernstein, Leonard : Candide
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1956
  • Studio/Live: Live