FullSizeRenderLaura just finished shows in Florence, as Cunegonde in Bernstein’s Candide with Bernstein protegé John Axelrod conducting.

With a starry cast including the «Old Woman» of Anja Silje, The Captain/The Governor/Vanderdendur/Crook of the inestimable Chris Merritt, the Voltaire of famous Italian actress Lella Costa, the Candide of Keith Jameson, Dr. Pangloss/Martin of Richard Suart, and Maximilian of the talented Gary Griffiths.  133 Actors, singers, dancers and extras are involved in this new production by Francisco Micheli.

Shows are:

Saturday 23 May,  20:30
Friday 29 May,  20:30
Sunday 31 May,  15:30
Wednesday 3 June, 20:30

For more information, check out the site of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.