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The Mississippi Wind Symphony presents Leonard Bernstein's "CANDIDE"


The Mississippi Wind Symphony, with guest artists:
Nicholas Perna as Candide
Mandy Spivak as Cunegonde
Jonathan Trotter as Maximillian
Fran Nabholz as Paquette

Along with the Mississippi Wind Symphony Chorus

Overture (Wind Symphony): (0:00)
Westphalia Chorale (Chorus): (4:58)
Best of All Possible Worlds (Quartet): (7:37)
Universal Good (Quartet): (10:25)
Westphalia Chorale Reprise (Chorus): (11:49)
Battle Scene (Wind Symphony): (12:35)
Auto-da-fé (Wind Symphony): (15:09)
Glitter and Be Gay (Cunegonde): (17:49)
You Were Dead, You Know (Candide and Cunegonde): (23:25)
Universal Good Reprise (Quartet): (27:17)
Make Our Garden Grow (Company): (28:37)

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This performance of excerpts from “Candide” was part of a concert celebrating the life and works of Leonard Bernstein on the 100th Anniversary of his birth.

The Mississippi Wind Symphony is an ensemble formed in 2001 in order to present the finest music available to the wind band to the public through high quality performances. It is made up of many of the leading wind and percussion instrumentalists from Mississippi. The MSWS presents a Free Summer Concert Series every year.


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