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O happy pair: Deanna Breiwick as Cunegonde and Jack Swanson as Candide in The Atlanta Opera's production of Leonard Bernstein's "Candide." (credit: Raftermen)

Despite a capable cast, The Atlanta Opera’s “Candide” is not the best of all possible versions

Wedding scene, with Gianluca Terranova as Pinkerton and Yasko Sato as Cio-Cio San, kneeling, Julius Ahn as Goro, standing, in hat, behind Sato, and Allen Michael Jones, in red, standing in back, as Imperial Commissioner. *credit: Ken Howard)

The Atlanta Opera presents a powerful “Madama Butterfly”