Video: Overture to ‘Candide’

As part of their annual Symphony in the Cities concerts this month in Newport Beach, Irvine and Mission Viejo, Carl St.Clair and the Pacific Symphony will perform Leonard Bernstein’s rambunctious Overture to “Candide.” Here’s Bernstein himself conducting the New York Philharmonic in a lightning fast account of the score in 1962. The performance was nationally broadcast in the Young People’s Concerts series.