The Cincinnati Pops joins the worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday. Relive the brilliance, grit and emotion of the Oscar®-winning film on the big screen above the stage while JMR and the Pops perform every note of the iconic score. This is a completely unique visual and sonic experience not to be missed.
'Hamilton' star Odom, Amy Grant, Indigo Girls headline Cincinnati Pops' 2018-19 season
Working with Sam Strater, the Pops’ director of artistic administration, [John Morris] Russell has winnowed that huge list down to something more manageable. And now, as he starts to talk his way through the season, the enthusiasm that Pops audiences have come to love so much returns to his voice.
For over 55 years, the Academy Award-winning film adaptation of West Side Story has been woven into our cultural landscape. West Side Story is of course a retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet set against the backdrop of 1950s New York.