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Bernstein's legacy / Daughter and student carry on conductor's spirit
Hiroko Oikawa / Special to The Daily Yomiuri
Is Leonard Bernstein's Candide an opera, a comic-operetta or a musical? "Yes to all. What's wonderful about my father's music is that it bridges so many genres," Jamie Bernstein, the composer-conductor's daughter, writer and narrator, said in an interview with The Daily Yomiuri during a promotional visit to Japan. "Candide is a musical, an opera, and an operetta all mixed together. That's what my father always liked to do."
The stage production directed by Robert Carsen with an orchestra led by Yutaka Sado is now performing in …