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News ― May 31st 2019

The scene of the Katimavik School of the Marguerite Bourgeoys Sch ool Board will be named Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

The unveiling of a first agreement between the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board (CSMB) and the Orchester Métropolitain (OM) to promote student access to music took place this afternoon in the presence of the President of the CSMB, Diane Lamarche-Venne, OM Director General, Jean R. Dupré, and the Artistic Director and Chief of OM, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. On this occasion, students performed choral, guitar and dance performances. Taking advantage of Yannick Nézet-Séguin's presence, Katimavik School dedicated its new scene to the name of the famous Quebec maestro.

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2019-06-20

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Bradley Cooper, Narrator

Carey Mulligan, Narrator

Alek Shrader. Candide

Erin Morley, Cunegonde

Denyce Graves, The Old Lady

Kevin Vortmann. Dr. Pangloss/Beggar

Timothy McDevitt, Maximilian/Prefect

Amanda Lynn Bottoms, Paquette

William Burden, Governor/Vanderdendur

Benjamin Krumreig, Captain/Crook

Curtis Bannister, Prince Ragotski

Daniel Rowan, Baron

Isabel Santiago. Baroness/Sheep

J.D. Webster, Heresy Agent/Priest

Meredith Lustig, Sheep

Ward Billeisen, Prisoner/Aide

Brittany Bigelow, Dancer

Nicholas Cunningham, Dancer

Philadelphia Symphonic Choir (Joe Miller, dir.)

Kevin Newbury, Stage Director

Leslie Stifelman, Music Supervisor

Melissa Mahon, Choreographer

Andrew Boyce, Stage Design

Christopher Fry, Lighting Designer

Paul Carey, Costume Design

S. Katy Tucker, Video and Projection Design

Anne Ford-Coates, Hair and Make-Up Design

Rick Jacobsohn, Sound Design

Stephanie Klapper, Casting Director

James Onstad. Assistant Stage Director

Victoria Bek, Costume Coordinator

Yasmine Kiss, Stage Manager
Michael Repper, Rehearsal Accompanist

Program

Bernstein: Candide

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