In a capstone to our Leonard Bernstein centenary celebration, we present his quirky, complex, irreverent, and very humorous operetta Candide, with orchestral staging.
5/30/14, Macao: Press interest in the tour has been intense and Macao was no different. Yannick and Associate Concertmaster Ying Fu (to Yannick’s right), who was born in Shanghai, are interviewed by media members. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/30/14, Macao: The Orchestra’s concert at the Venetian Theatre at the Venetian Macao featured works that especially showcased the versatility of the ensemble: Dvořák’s Op. 46, No. 1, Slavonic Dance; Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony; Bernstein’s Overture to Candide; Smetana’s “The Moldau”; and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/30/14, Macao: Denise Tryon and the rest of the horn section perform during the concert. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/30/14, Macao: The intensity required to perform Smetana’s “The Moldau” is seen on the faces of (from front) Principal Timpani Don S. Liuzzi, percussionist Angela Zator Nelson, Associate Principal Percussion Anthony Orlando, and Principal Percussion Christopher Deviney. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/30/14, Macao: At a post-concert dinner, Edward Tracy, president and CEO of Sands China Ltd., which operates the Venetian Macao, offers praise to the Orchestra for its visit and performance. Photo by Jan Regan.
5/30/14, Macao: The Orchestra, in turn, thanked the Venetian and presented Tracy and his wife, Janet, with a signed tour poster. Along with his autograph, Yannick wrote, “To Ed and Janet, with friendship!” Photo by Jan Regan.
5/309/14, Macao: Gathered for a photograph (from left) are Ambassador Nicholas Platt, who was the chief of the political section, U.S. Liaison Office, in Peking (Beijing), who helped facilitate the Orchestra’s 1973 historic Tour of China; Edward Tracy; his wife, Janet; Yannick; and Allison Vulgamore, Orchestra president and CEO. Photo by Jan Regan.