Boston Pops concert streams available on bostonpops.org

Posted June 14, 2012

Boston Pops concert streams are currently available in the BSO Media Center on bostonpops.org following the WGBH radio concert broadcast.

Available now at bso.org/MediaCenter
Ann Hampton Callaway, one of this country’s great interpreters of the American Songbook, brings her captivating sound to Symphony Hall to pay tribute to the adored Barbra Streisand. Alan Bergman makes a special cameo performance on these dates to share stories about the years of collaboration he and his wife have shared with Ms. Streisand, as well as to sing some cherished tunes. (Wednesday, May 16 concert, to be broadcast on May 19 on WGBH)

Available now at bso.org/MediaCenter
This spring, “America’s Orchestra” celebrates the United States-the heart, imagination, and spirit of American musical traditions. The concert features the “Visions of America Photo-Symphony,” a stirring, multimedia work inspired by the striking images of photo-historian Joseph Sohm. Sohm’s sweeping photographic portrait of American life is set to compelling music by the acclaimed Roger Kellaway and lyrics by world-renowned Alan and Marilyn Bergman. Beloved vocalist Maureen McGovern will join the Boston Pops to sing music from the Broadway musical Little Women. (Saturday, May 26 concert, to be broadcast live on WGBH)

Available now at bso.org/MediaCenter
The orchestra welcomes Boston Pops Laureate Conductor John Williams to the podium for Film Night, a favorite program for Symphony Hall audiences each year. Including a performance of music from Mr. Williams’s score of The Reivers, with narration by former Senator Alan K. Simpson, these programs will showcase some of the most memorable music of all time, and film footage will be featured alongside many of the Hollywood scores. (Saturday, June 2 concert, to be broadcast live on WGBH)

Available now at bso.org/MediaCenter
Charles Floyd and the Boston Pops Gospel Choir, his all-volunteer chorus, celebrate the 20th annual Gospel Night, an evening of spirit-raising traditional and contemporary American gospel music. To celebrate this milestone of one of the most popular programs every season, the Boston Pops Gospel Choir will also be joined by American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle and gospel singer Crystal Aikin, the first-season winner of BET’s Sunday’s Best. Boston Pops cellist Owen Young will also perform a new Concerto for Cello and Orchestra written by the multi-talented Maestro Floyd. (Saturday, June 9 concert, to be broadcast live on WGBH)

Available Week of June 17
Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops celebrate Boston’s favorite hometown heroes during the third week of Pops concerts with tunes such as Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Sweet Caroline, and John Williams’s Fanfare for Fenway, recently recorded by the Boston Pops as a special tribute to the 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park. The concert includes surprise cameos by local sports celebrities from the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and New England Patriots. (Friday, May 25 concert, to be broadcast on June 16 on WGBH)

Available Week of June 24
Husband-and-wife team and Broadway stars Jason Danieley and Marin Mazzie join the Boston Pops for a tribute to American songwriter Cole Porter. The program will also feature the Pops performing music from Porter and his contemporaries, including Richard Rodgers’s Overture to Babes in Arms and Carousel Waltz, Jerome Kern’s Pick Yourself Up from Swing Time, and a selection of Gershwin love songs. (Wednesday, June 6 concert, to be broadcast on June 23 on WGBH)

Available Week of July 1
The genre-trailblazing Time For Three will help the Pops pay tribute to the Wild West on this program. The Boston Pops present a round-up of the rowdy and unforgettable frontier music from such films as The Magnificent Seven and Silverado. Violinists Zachary De Pue and Nicolas Kendall and double bassist Ranaan Meyer of Time for Three will take the stage during the second set to perform tunes in their classical, country/western, gypsy, and jazz-infused style. (Wednesday, June 13 concert, to be broadcast on June 30 on WGBH)