Candide in Concert
Louise Gold starred featured, as The Old Woman at Cadogan Hall on Friday 21 July 2017
Narrator/Pangloss/Martin James Dreyfus
Candide Rob Houchen
Cunegonde Anne OByrne
Old Lady Louise Gold
Maximillian Stewart Clarke
Paquette Jessica Duncan
Captain/Govenor/Vanderdendur Michael Matus
LMTO Chorus Will Arundell, Paul Bradshaw, Maeve Byrne, Charlotte Clitherow, Hywel Dowsell, Rhiannon Doyle, David Fearn, Benjamin Frohilch, Alice Grunden, Richard James King, Jerome Knox, Ben Mabberley, Chris McGuigan, Danielle Morris, Sophie Reeves, Jemma Revell, Rebecca Ridout, Jacob Robson, Lydia Shaw, Katie Shearman, Tim Southgate,. Kieran Sutcliffe, Veronica Van Muyen, and, Lizzie Wofford
The London Musical Theatre Orchestra
Violin 1 Debs White (leader), John Mills, Joana Valentinaviciute, Grace Buttler, and, Megan Hill
Violin 2 Nathalie Bonner, Jen Sacha, Non Peters, and, Eleanor Shute
Viola Morgan Goff, Sarah Chapman, Fiona Leggat, and, Lorene Carron
Cello Bozidar Vukotic, Hannah Thomas, and, Nick Squires
Double Bass Harrison Wood
Flute 1 Sarah Manship
Flute 2 / Piccalo Simon Williams
Oboe / Cor Anglais Richard Lines Davies
Bb Clarinet 1 / Eb Clarinet Paul Saunders
Bb Clarinet 2 / Base Clarinet Daisy Evans
Basson Iona Garvie
Horn 1 James Palmer
Horn 2 Jon Hassan
Trumpet 1 Alex Cromwell
Trumpet 2 Michael Maddocks
Trombone 1 Phil Judge
Trombone 2 Amos Miller
Tuba Matthew Watts
Timpani Ed Scull
Percussion 1 Gareth Roberts
Percussion 2 Tristan Butler
Harp Catrin Meek
Music Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics - Richard Wilbur
Additional Lyrics Stephen Sondheim, John LaTouche, Dorothy Parker, Lillian Hellman, and, Leonard Bernstein
Concert Narration Leonard Bernstein, and, John Wells
Adapted from the satire by Voltaire and the book by Hugh Wheeler, edited and supplemented by Erik Haagensen
Orchestration Leonard Bernstein, and, Hereshy Kay
Continuity and additional orchestrations by John Mauceri
Conductor Freddie Tapner
Director Shaun Kerrison
Sound Designer Avgoustos Psillas for Autograph
Lighting Designer Mike Robertson
Casting Director Anne Vosser
Production Manager James Anderton
Executive Producers Clive Chenery, and, Joanne Benjamin
Stage Manager Byrony Reif
Show Caller Andrew Hilton
Artist Liaison Laura Dibble
Production Assistant Ollie Thicknesse
Production Sound Engineer David Cole for Autograph
Sound Operator Ollie Wade
Sound Crew Steve Barnes, and, Ian Brame
Lighting Programmer Tim Mulliner
Chorus Manager Rebecca Ridout
Marketing Manager Nicole Kay
Press and PR Gaby Gerrard, and, Matthew Christian for Gaby Gerrard PR
Social Media Manager Ksenya Gray
Graphic Design Nick Warren at N9 Design
Programme Design Rebecca Pitt
Programme Advertising Richard Gresham at Greshco
Videographer Alex Ryland-Jones
Photographer Nick Rutter
Orchestral Fixer Paul Saunders
Orchestral Manager Peter Reynolds
Assistant MD / Rehearsal Pianist Joe Wilson
Stewart Clarke, and, Louise Gold went on to appear together in Fiddler On The Roof..
Louise Gold and Michael Matus had previously appeared together in a concert staging of 110 In The Shade.
Michael Matus acted on The Muppet Christmas Carol.
Danielle Morris and Louise Gold had previously appeared in Gypsy.
It is not known whether Debs White the violin leader was or was not the same person as Deborah White who played one of the Towns Children In Squeak!
Gareth Robertss recording credits include Defiant Dames.
Louise Gold as a good deal of past experience with Leonard Bernsteins music, as it has featured (and shes very often been involved in singing it) in such performances as: Sondheim At The Barbican, Side By Side By Sondehim, Side By Side By Sondehim 25th Anniversary Gala, Side By Side By Sondheim 30th Anniversary Gala, A Love Letter To Dan, Camberwell Pocket Operas First Fundraising Gala, and a recording of On The Town.
Louise Gold also has a great deal of past experience with Stephen Sondheims lyrics (and music) having appeared in such shows as: Sondheim At The Barbican, Side By Side By Sondheim, Merrily We Roll Along, Assassins, Follies, and Gypsy. As well as such concerts as Chicago & Company, Broadway To Brighton, Side by Side By Sondheim 25th Anniversary Gala, Side By Side By Sondheim 30th Anniversary Gala, Happily Ever After, and, Sondheim Women. Shes also been involved in the performances of Sondheim songs in Regents Park 70th Anniversary Gala, The Company Of Mary Poppins Presents, and her own cabaret act Louise Gold By Appointment.
Autograph have previously done the sound for: Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Touring Production), Anything Goes (Stage Show), A Time To Start Living, Follies, and Gypsy.
Could the Show Caller Andrew Hilton be the same as the actor of the same name who appeared in Joint Account? it is not clear.
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