Cunegonde

Cunegonde

ravished in her father’s castle by two Bulgarian soldiers. [Fr. Lit.: Candide]
See: Rape
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Her recent stints singing Cunegonde in Bernstein's "Candide" for New York City Opera in 2017 and the title role in Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" for Brooklyn's Regina Opera in 2016 were steps in that direction.
You just have to think of what Cunegonde is thinking and feeling at that moment.
Two nights later a large group of Catholic farmhands and labourers staged an armed raid to free Cunegonde and carry her off to the safety of Catholic Aachen.
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It was in Toronto, where she studied with Daryll Edwards, that she was first cast in coloratura roles, taking on Cunegonde in Bernstein's Candide and Flaminia in Haydn's Il mondo della luna.
Cunegonde, "Candide," (PBS' "Great Performances"): "That was a pleasure and gift to play her," she says of the love interest Cunegonde who sings "Glitter and Be Gay" in Leonard Bernstein's musical adaptation of the Voltaire novel.
Candide offered the kind of anti-establishment social bite that MacTaggart sought, critiquing religion, war and patriotism through its satirical account of the violence and persecution experienced by a young man, Candide, as he travels the world in search of his true love Cunegonde.
Amusingly, he confuses real-life with drama and tries to kiss the actress playing his long lost love, Cunegonde.
He is now older and wiser but naively does not understand the purpose of drama and attempts to kiss the actress, who is playing his real life lost love, Cunegonde.
She was the first Marian the Librarian in The Music Man (1957) and premiered Cunegonde in Candide (1956) with its fiendishly difficult aria "Glitter and Be Gay.
This year she expects to play Cunegonde in Leeds Youth Opera's production of Candide and Norina in Silk Opera's Don Pasquale.
Jana Srejma Kacirkova dazzled not only within the Prague Spring festival at a concert of young National Theatre soloists in a larky romp through the brilliant aria of Bernstein's Cunegonde but also as Nadda, being an equal partner to Jose Cura in I Pagliacci staged at the unique Revolving Theatre amid the magical night-time atmosphere of the Cesky Krumlov Castle.