West Side Story
Film with Orchestra with Festival Orchestra BOCA , Jayce Ogren, Conductor
West Side Story Soundtrack – Use the player below to hear samples of the soundtrack.
Celebrate this iconic film and winner of ten Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. The Festival Orchestra Boca plays the Florida premiere of Leonard Bernstein’s electrifying score and memorable songs with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, while the newly re-mastered film is shown in glorious high definition on the big screen with the original vocals and dialog intact. This classic romantic tragedy, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins and one of the greatest achievements in the history of movie musicals, features Robbins’ breath-taking choreography and a screenplay by Ernest Lehman based on the masterful book by Arthur Laurents.
“For devotees of the movie, it’s a revelation to hear the Bernstein score in such a dynamic, visceral way. And for those who are experiencing the film for the first time, there could be no better way to see, hear and fall in love with it. As a result, West Side Story Film with Live Orchestra is an ideal excursion for families. What better way to get your kids into those finger snaps? What better way to experience that amazing music? And equally important, what better way to have a conversation with your kids about the forces of hatred and intolerance which still affect our society today?” – Jamie Bernstein
Jamie Bernstein will be discussing “West Side Story and Her Father’s Legacy” on March 4th, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center.
West Side Story © 1961 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All rights reserved.