Leonard Bernstein at 100 - West Side Story
13 Apr 2018, 7:30 PM - 11:59 PM
“One of the greatest movie musicals reborn” Sydney artsHub
Joshua Tan, conductor
Celebrate this iconic film of over 50 years and the winner of ten Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. The SSO plays Leonard Bernstein's electrifying score and memorable songs with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim live, while the newly re-mastered film is shown in glorious high definition on the big screen with the original vocals and dialogue 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' breathtaking choreography and a screen play by Ernest Lehman based on the masterful book by Arthur Laurents.
Esplanade Concert Hall
1 Esplanade Drive