From left: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Sergio Leone, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards on the set of Once Upon a Time in the West. Photo: Getty Images
From left: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Sergio Leone, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards on the set of Once Upon a Time in the West. Photo: Getty Images

Why Ennio Morricone’s score from ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’ means so much to Jaap van Zweden, music director of the Hong Kong Phil and New York Philharmonic

  • Sergio Leone’s spaghetti western ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’ mesmerised a young Jaap van Zweden
  • The score, by Ennio Morricone, is what particularly impressed the then 16-year-old student, now music director of the Hong Kong Phil and New York Philharmonic

From left: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Sergio Leone, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards on the set of Once Upon a Time in the West. Photo: Getty Images
From left: Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Sergio Leone, Charles Bronson and Jason Robards on the set of Once Upon a Time in the West. Photo: Getty Images
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