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Arts & Entertainment: 2 Local Events Celebrate Leonard Bernstein

News 4 Tucson

Faye DeHoff

Medium: Print

Arizona Opera's Candide is featured in News 4 Tuscon for events that celebrate Leonard Bernstein. Candide is Leonard Bernstein’s operetta/musical theater piece based on Voltaire's 18th century novella of the same name. This Tony award-wining Broadway smash is Arizona Opera's company premiere in celebration of Bernstein’s centennial.

"The work represents the culmination-the totality-of who Bernstein was as a composer, combining classical, Broadway, avant-garde and other styles into one large, cohesive work. Ultimately a work of peace, Mass explores the human condition in social and religious terms."

– Faye DeHoff