John Williams and Yo Yo Ma Pay Tribute to Bernstein

John Williams conducting. Photo submitted.

In July, Leonard Bernstein’s most beloved score, “West Side Story,” was performed live by the Boston Symphony Orchestra to accompany a screening of the 1961 movie. The rousing music had its full effect, and gave the amazing Jerome Robbins’ choreography a kick. Also amazing is the technology that stripped only the orchestration from the film, leaving everything else, including the singers’ voices, intact.

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