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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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  • Lockhart pops into Lynn Auditorium

    Lockhart pops into Lynn Auditorium

    Read the full article at itemlive.com North Shore Community College and Keith Lockhart have something in common, and it is a happy confluence of these events that will bring the Boston Pops conductor to the Lynn Auditorium next month. Both are celebrating milestone anniversaries. North Shore is observing its 50th this year, and Lockhart is marking his 20th as conductor of the Pops. “I’m not a big anniversary person,” Lockhart said. “I don’t even like to celebrate birthdays. But everyone […]

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  • Vienna to Host ‘Hollywood in Vienna’ Gala, Oct. 16 – Brian McKnight, Keith Lockhart, Richard Bellis and More!

    Vienna to Host ‘Hollywood in Vienna’ Gala, Oct. 16 – Brian McKnight, Keith Lockhart, Richard Bellis and More!

    Read the full article at broadwayworld.com Vienna, the music capital of the world, will once again be in the spotlight with the Hollywood in Vienna gala, taking place at the historic Vienna Concert Hall on October 16, 2015. Many Hollywood & Broadway Stars will attend and perform at the red-carpet event. Apart from Oscar-nominated and Grammy-winning Guest of Honor James Newton Howard (“The Hunger Games”, “Maleficent”, ‘The Dark Knight”), Hollywood in Vienna is excited to welcome composer Richard Bell  (Stephen King‘s “IT”) […]

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  • Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Lights up Hyannis Village Green During Annual Concert

    Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Lights up Hyannis Village Green During Annual Concert

    Read the full article at capecod.com Maestro Keith Lockhart led the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra in a crowd-pleasing performance Sunday night at the 30th Annual Pops By the Sea Concert on the Hyannis Village Green. The show included favorites that have become part of the three-decade summer tradition, including songs from Oklahoma and Richard Rodgers Waltzes. After the opening number, Lockhart greeted the crowd with a reference to the unseasonably cool weather that settled over Cape Cod during the day. “On […]

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