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 O’Byrne

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


Production Team

 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



For a detailed account/review of the performance, please click here.

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 Roberts’s recording credits include Defiant Dames.

Louise Gold as a good deal of past experience with Leonard Bernstein’s music, as it has featured (and she’s 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 Opera’s First Fundraising Gala, and a recording of On The Town.

Louise Gold also has a great deal of past experience with Stephen Sondheim’s 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. She’s 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.




Critics Comments



Links about Candide In Concert



Return To Site Guide | Return To Other Stage Appearances | Review of Candide In Concert |