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The Full Works Concert with Catherine Bott 8pm - 10pm
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra conducted by Jayce Ogren accompanies screening of the film West Side Story in the Royal Albert Hall, for four spectacular performances of West Side Story.
Fifty years after its release, the MGM re-mastered film returns to the big screen in high definition with its original vocals and dialogue intact. Experience this classic romantic tragedy and the bitter battle between the Jets and the Sharks as Leonard Bernstein’s seminal score, featuring the much loved ‘America’, ‘Somewhere’ and ‘Tonight’, is dramatically brought to life on stage by The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra conducted by Jayce Ogren.
The winner of ten Academy Awards®, West Side Story, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, features Robbins' choreography, screenplay by Ernest Lehman, book by Arthur Laurents and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
West Side Story is the latest film to be presented with a live orchestra as part of a unique cinematic experience at the Royal Albert Hall. It follows the successful sold out performances of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Matrix.
There are four spectacular performances of West Side Story at the Royal Albert Hall:
22 June at 7.30pm
23 June at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
24 June at 2.30pm
To book tickets call 020 7589 8212 or click here