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Candide - Excerpts from the operetta


The Broadway operetta Candide is, alongside West Side Story the most famous works of Leonard Bernstein.


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Candide Vuvu Foto Thor Brodreskift Play video

Glitter and be gay - Vuvu Mpofu

Hear the beautiful and demanding coloratura aria performed by Vuvu Mpofu, at Bergen National Opera's new production of Candide.

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Ritorna vincitor! from Aida

The struggle between love and duty lies at the heart of this fascinating opera. With a chorus of nearly 200 singers, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and fantastic soloists, this is "Grand opéra" at its finest.

Ms Kristina Oquantevolte Play video

O Quante Volte - Kristina Mkhitaryan

"Oh how many times do I weep and beg heaven for you"
Soprano Kristina Mkhitaryan sings the famous aria "O quante volte" in Bergen National Opera's new production of Bellini's opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi (2016).

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Behind the scenes: Il turco in Italia

Ever wondered how an opera is made? Follow the preparations for Rossini's Il turco in Italia, where costumes and props are created, whilst singers prepare for stage.

Gullhanen 2014 Play video

Hymn to the Sun / Laura Claycomb

Laura Claycomb sings the Queen of Shemakha's beautiful aria Hymn to the Sun, from Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel. New production by Bergen National Opera.