The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra performed West Side Story in Concert under the baton of conductor Jayce Ogren. Photo: courtesy of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

HK Phil’s West Side Story in Concert a mixed experience, the music well played but the lights too bright to engage with the film

Musical and technical demands of performing West Side Story make it a most ambitious live project; conductor Jayce Ogren coaxed some fine playing from the Hong Kong Phil and stayed true to the film – but rarely at the same time

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The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra performed West Side Story in Concert under the baton of conductor Jayce Ogren. Photo: courtesy of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
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