More about Bernsteins’ Symphonic Dances

Throughout the Leonard Bernstein Centennial, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story was by far the most performed work. According to’s 2018 statistical performance survey, Leonard Bernstein was the third-most played composer for the year, alongside Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, and Brahms, taking a top spot among the perpetual greats. Bachtrack also reported, that four of the five most-played concert works in 2018 were Bernstein Compositions, with Symphonic Dances from West Side Story holding the number 1 spot.