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Film concert "West Side Story" to Leonard Bernstein's 100 anniversary

By century of the legendary composer Leonard Bernstein in the Big hall of the Moscow conservatory will take place the only display of the film version of the Broadway musical "West Side Story". A film concert will take place on November 16 accompanied by symphonic orchestra "Russian Philharmonic Hall" under control of the Dutch conductor Ernst Van Til. In more detail - in the material Planet Today.

Is an exclusive opportunity to enjoy classics of Hollywood and Bernstein's music performed by one of the strongest orchestras of the country. Earlier a film concert "West Side Story" with success has been presented to the USA, England, Italy, France and Switzerland. In Russia, exactly as well as to the CIS, display of "West Side Story" will take place in a similar format for the first time.

the American musical "West Side Story" is put based on "Romeo and Juliette" of William Shakespeare. The scene of action is transferred from romantic Verona to New York of the XX century, and instead of Montecchi and Capuleti two youth groups are involved in a plot. The idea of creation of the new version of one of the main works of the world literature belongs to Leonard Bernstein, he has written music. Artur Lorents, to songs — Stephen Sondkhaym was engaged in words in the scenario. The premiere was held on September 26, 1957.

Success of the musical was so big, and the processed plot is so unpredictable that the director Robert Uayz has decided to create the screen version. Subsequently his movie has received ten Oscars and three awards "Golden Globe".

couldn't Organize a film concert without support of the MGM company which has done huge work to remove music from a soundtrack of the 1960th years. Thanks to it "West Side Story" could begin to sound on new, unattainable level before.

is more detailed about a film concert "West Side Story" and also it is possible to learn about the cost of tickets on our page on Facebook. Display will be carried out in cooperation with the Zapomni production company.
of planet-today Anatoly Vasilyev Yesterday, 16:01 0


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