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 changed since he first picked up the baton in Boston.
“I’m two decades older,” Lockhart said, laughing. “But I think the Holiday Pops tradition has grown even bigger in that time. People who went as children are now bringing their own kids, which is cool and weird at the same time.”

 

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