Boston Pops Gives The Audience What It Wants

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NPR’s Scott Simon talks to Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart about the By Popular Demand program, in which the audience helps pick the music the Pops plays.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

You know, they really are trying to put the popular in the Boston Pops. That celebrated orchestra has just launched a feature called “By Popular Demand” in which the audience uses their mobile devices to help program the second half of the concert they’re attending.

KEITH LOCKHART: We’re going to start this off by asking you to pick your favorite Bugs Bunny musical moment.

(CHEERING)

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