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From the creator of West Side Story, and based on the classic novel by Voltaire, Leonard Bernstein’s Candide combined musical theatre, opera and satire in a truly original production exclusive to Brisbane.

The reaction among critics and audience members alike was overwhelmingly positive. READ REVIEWS HERE

Candide Synopsis   QPAC 30 Years


Conductor Paul Kildea
Director Lindy Hume
Set and Costume Designer Bill Haycock
Lighting Designer Andrew Meadows
Choreographer Rosetta Cook
Sound Designer Murray Keidge
Video Designer Craig Wilkinson – optikal bloc
Chorus Master Narelle French


Candide David Hobson
Cunegonde Amelia Farrugia
Dr Pangloss/Narrator/Voltaire/Martin Bryan Probets
Vanderdendur/Governor/Captain Bradley Daley
Old Lady Christine Johnston

Opera Queensland Chorus
Queensland Symphony Orchestra

DATES: 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 July & 1 Aug 2015 7.30pm Saturday 25 July & 1 August 2015 1.30pm

VENUE: Playhouse QPAC


Deluxe Reserve: $130

A Reserve: $110

B Reserve: $75

ACCESS Reserve: $25 – located in balcony one.

Concessions: Students, pensioners & 30 and below – save 10%

School and adult groups bookings – 38407466 or [email protected]

Build your own personalised OperaQ Season with multi-tix discounts. The more you choose, the more you save! Simply chose the Season Tickets button (at the top of this page) to purchase two or more of the OperaQ productions, concerts, events or workshops and your discount will be automatically applied.