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  • 2016 Spring Pops Season – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    2016 Spring Pops Season – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    The 2016 Seasion includes film scores of the silver screen, ballads from Broadway and the great American Songbook, classic rock anthems, and a Gospel Night spectacular, along with an impressive lineup of Boston Pops debuts, new programs that spotlight the best of the worlds of dance and puppetry, and the return of last year’s audience favorite, Pops On Demand: You Choose the Tunes.

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  • ‘Star Wars,’ Bowie tributes top Boston Pops’ spring lineup

    ‘Star Wars,’ Bowie tributes top Boston Pops’ spring lineup

    The beloved orchestra announced its spring concert schedule on Friday, and it’s a star-studded lineup.

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  • Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events

    Brevard Music Center Sets 2016 Summer Music Festival, 80th Anniversary Events

    Brevard, NC — This summer, over a ten-week period spanning June to August, Brevard Music Center (BMC) celebrates a historic 80th Anniversary with over eighty performances in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. BMC’s 2016 Summer Music Festival features a number of firsts-the operatic world-premiere of Falling Angel, an inaugural Jazz Institute, and a Dvo?ák in America Festival-in addition to an array of world-class artists including Grammy-winning banjo legend Béla Fleck, acclaimed pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and esteemed BMC alumni.

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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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