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Candide [Opera House Version (1982 rev. 2016)]

Composer:
Leonard Bernstein
Original Language:
English
Librettist:
Hugh Wheeler, adapted from Voltaire, and Richard Wilbur; with additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and John LaTouche
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

Adapted from Voltaire’s satire.

This classification is of the Harold Prince “Opera House version” for New York City Opera (1982 rev. 2016).

Time:
not specified
Place:
Westphalia; other places in the Old World; places in the New World
Role Voice Part Classification
Cunegonde Soprano L
Candide Tenor L
Voltaire/Dr. Pangloss/Governor/Businessman/Police Chief/Sage/2nd Gambler Tenor L
Paquette Mezzo Soprano F
Old Lady Mezzo Soprano F
Maximilian Baritone F
Hugo/Radu (1st Bulgarian)/Father Bernard/Issachar/Gambler Baritone F
Pasha-Prefect/Baron/Grand Inquisitor/Slave Driver Spoken F
Sheep #1 Soprano B
Sheep #2 Mezzo Soprano B
Judge #1 Tenor B
Judge #2 Baritone B
Judge #3 Bass B
Heresy Agent Spoken B
Bulgarian #2 Spoken B
Solos #2 – 8 Soprano or Mezzo Soprano (7) CB (7)
Solo #1 Baritone CB
Lion Baritone CB
Baroness Spoken CB
Aide Spoken CB

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Huntsman Spoken CB
2 Westphalian Soldiers Spoken (2) CB (2)
4 Sailors Spoken (4) CB (4)
Instrumentalist (Spoken line) Flute or Clarinet CB
 
Minimum Chorus:  24
Divisi:  SATB