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  • Boston Pops, Troy Brown Perform At Children’s Hospital

    Boston Pops, Troy Brown Perform At Children’s Hospital

    “All of us have a lump in our throat when we do this concert. It does give you pause and makes you count your blessings and makes you hope for quick recovery for these kids,” Lockhart said.

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  • The force (and Santa) was with the Boston Pops

    The force (and Santa) was with the Boston Pops

    Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart led the orchestra with a light saber at Friday’s concert.

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  • Michael Ball, Katie Brayben, John Dagleish and More to Perform in ‘The Oliviers In Concert’ With BBC Orchestra, Jan. 26

    Michael Ball, Katie Brayben, John Dagleish and More to Perform in ‘The Oliviers In Concert’ With BBC Orchestra, Jan. 26

    Previous Olivier Award winners Michael Ball, Katie Brayben, John Dagleish, Elaine Paige and Clive Rowe are the latest performers to join the star-studded cast in The Oliviers In Concert, with the BBC Concert Orchestra. They will join previously announced award-winning cast members Daniel Evans and performer/director Maria Friedman. More artists will be announced in the New Year. The concert will be staged by artists Maria Friedman and Tim Jackson. The company will perform a selection of songs from celebrated musicals […]

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  • (Boston, MA, 12/10/14) Boston Pops conductor, Keith Lockhart takes a "selfie" with Santa Claus during  "A Company Christmas at Pops" on Wednesday,  December  10, 2014.   Staff Photo by Matt Stone

    Keith Lockhart, Boston Pops ready to bring yuletide greetings

    Keith Lockhart and his Boston Pops are about to embark on a holiday marathon to rival St. Nick’s annual trip. Between tonight and Christmas Eve, Lockhart will conduct 44 performances. And this year, the maestro and his elves unwrap some new arrangements. Lockhart is a master of the genre, and he isn’t shy about it. “I probably know more Christmas carols than anyone,” Lockhart told the Herald with a chuckle. “Well, there’s Santa Claus. But after him it’s probably me.” […]

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  • Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops ready to make merry

    Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops ready to make merry

    “Us and Santa are the hardest-working folks this time of year,” said Lockhart, who will conduct 45 performances of Holiday Pops from Dec. 2-31. From now through New Year’s Eve, the Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart are going full tilt. “Us and Santa are the hardest-working folks this time of year,” said Lockhart, who will conduct 45 performances of Holiday Pops from Dec. 2-31. This is his 21st season leading the Holiday Pops, and Lockhart said two things have […]

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  • Joy to the World – A Fanfare for Christmas Day Available on Classical Live

    Joy to the World – A Fanfare for Christmas Day Available on Classical Live

    For a limited time, you can download Joy to the World – A Fanfare for Christmas Day  for free on Classical Live! Get it here: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Keith_Lockhart_Boston_Pops_Orchestra_Joy_to_the_Wo?id=B6issgrb5jx6muigguogn2edkqu&hl=en

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  • How to train like the Pops

    How to train like the Pops

    The Boston Pops are sharing how they prepare for their busiest season of the year, the holidays. The grueling schedule at times calls for three shows a day. Considering the endurance and precision required, making music is truly a physical feat for the beloved orchestra. Maestro Keith Lockhart compares it to being part of a major league baseball team. Read more

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  • (08/06/15) Keith Lockhart, right, and Sheldon Mirowitz during a visit to a silent film class during a screening of the film Nosferatu. Photo by Michael Spencer-Feldman

    Interview With The Vampire: Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart talks Nosferatu and crashing a wedding with David Lee Roth

    While there are a bevy of haunting happenings to take part in this holiday weekend, few are as inventively interesting as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, a collaboration between the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Berklee College of Music, taking place Friday night at Boston Symphony Hall. The classic 1922 F.W. Murnau German silent film is notorious for a number of things, one of them being the fact that the original score, composed by Hans Erdmann, has for the most part been lost. […]

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  • (08/06/15) Keith Lockhart, right, and Sheldon Mirowitz during a visit to a silent film class during a screening of the film Nosferatu. Photo by Michael Spencer-Feldman

    Boston Pops, Berklee students scare up a symphony of horror

    “Nosferatu” comes alive What’s the scariest movie score? John Williams’ relentless “Jaws” theme? Mike Oldfield’s haunting “Tubular Bells” used in “The Exorcist”? How about the music from “Nosferatu”? If you can’t recall “Nosferatu’s” score, that’s because the silent film’s music was lost decades ago. But Berklee College of Music and the Boston Pops have teamed to present F. W. Murnau’s 1922 vampire epic with a new score. On Oct. 30 at Symphony Hall, Pops conductor Keith Lockhart will lead the […]

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  • First Time Ever: Joint Interview With Andris Nelsons & Keith Lockhart

    First Time Ever: Joint Interview With Andris Nelsons & Keith Lockhart

    Read the article at wgbhnews.org. Two of the greatest artists in this city, usually thought of as soloists but appearing tonight, for the first time ever in an interview as a duo. Andris Nelsons (@andris_nelsons) hails from Riva, Latvia, and after one year as the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, he recently extended that contract through the year 2022.  And Keith Lockhart (@KeithLockhart) is celebrating a 20th anniversary at the helm of The Boston Pops.  Nelsons and Lockhart joked about Nelsons’ new role, as […]

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