Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) released their recording of the first-ever concert performances of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical "West Side Story" featuring a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, on June 10, 2014.
The collector's edition two-disc set available from the SFS Media label includes a 100-page booklet featuring a new interview with MTT, notes from Rita Moreno and Jamie Bernstein, as well as a historical timeline, archival photographs, complete lyrics, and rehearsal and performance photos.
The iTunes release (http://iTunes.com/SFSymphony
) is Mastered for iTunes and offered as an interactive iTunes LP with bonus visuals and content provided when viewed in iTunes. The recording can also be ordered on disc from the San Francisco Symphony's online store at http://www.sfsymphony.org/s...
. This audiophile SACD recording is playable on both standard CD and SACD devices.