Leonard Bernstein with his hands in the air, moved by the music.

Concert: “Candide” by Leonard Bernstein at the Liceu

Music - Gran Teatre del Liceu
Get a free double ticket for the concert on 18 October!

To mark the centenary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the Liceu is premièring one of the composer's most iconic titles on 18 October, the operetta Candide, based on the philosophical novel by Voltaire.

Candide is a work rewritten by the composer to adapt it to formats closer to musical comedy. Bernstein proposed a fresh, spontaneous and occasionally parodic score with eighteenth-century airs and always with an undeniable musical wisdom.

Soprano Meghan Picerno makes her début at the Liceu in the role of Cunegonde, one of the most committed for a light lyric soprano for the coloratura in the celebrated aria Glitter and Be Gay.

Bernstein’s opera is being performed in concert version under the baton of John DeMain, with the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

Fancy getting a free double ticket?

As you are a Barcelona Culture user, you can get a free double ticket for the concert on Thursday 18 October at 8 pm.

What do you have to do to get it?

You simply have to answer the question at the end correctly.

If you're a lucky winner, we'll let you know by e-mail on the morning of 16 October. This e-mail will include the details you gave (NAME, SURNAME AND E-MAIL) for you to show at the Liceu box office and pick up your tickets.

If you'd like more information, just click here.

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