• Disney Music Hits Royal Albert Hall

    Disney Music Hits Royal Albert Hall

    Alan Menken and the cast of Aladdin will appear in Disney’s Broadway Hits in October whatsonstage.com A Disney concert which celebrates 20 years of musical productions will receive its European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in October. Disney’s Broadway Hits will feature songs from shows including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins. The line up for the event includes the West End cast of Aladdin, as well as the show’s composer and Oscar winner Alan Menken. […]

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  • Brevard Music Center opens 80th season with a swing

    Brevard Music Center opens 80th season with a swing

    Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, performing the concerto in Brevard on Friday (June 24), said that many a classical pianist has struggled with Gershwin’s jazz-inspired work.

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  • Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas To Perform At Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular On CBS

    Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas To Perform At Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular On CBS

    Multi-talented superstars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas will perform on the BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR, a two-hour entertainment special to be broadcast live from the Charles River Esplanade in Boston, Monday, July 4 (9:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

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  • VIDEO: Watch a video of MacFarlane singing “Fabulous Places:”

    Seth MacFarlane — creator of the “Family Guy” cartoon and “Ted,” both of which feature spectacularly raunchy humor — can also hold his own singing the Great American Songbook. McFarlane performed with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on Friday night to open the season, singing tunes from his Grammy-nominated album “No One Ever Tells You.” He will also appear with the orchestra at Tanglewood on July 10.

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Seth MacFarlane, soloist Boston Pops Opening night at Symphony Hall in Boston Friday, May 6, 2016. (Photo by Winslow Townson)

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Seth MacFarlane, soloist

    Boston Pops delight with eclectic opener

    You know it’s a special kind of evening when Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart cracks jokes and Seth MacFarlane makes music. And when the rafters of Symphony Hall are filled with the majestic strains of Led Zeppelin.

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  • Keith Lockhart walked down a familiar road in Hong Kong

    Keith Lockhart walked down a familiar road in Hong Kong

    Keith Lockhart walked down a familiar road in Hong Kong after his performance with Time for Three and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra last month. Perhaps we’ll get to see some of these disco dance moves during the “Classic Rock from the Beatles to Led Zeppelin” concerts on Tuesday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 11?

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Keith’s Classical Corner | 99.5 WGBH

    Keith’s Classical Corner | 99.5 WGBH

    Each Wednesday morning at 8:30, join conductor Keith Lockhart and Classical New England’s Laura Carlo for Keith’s Classical Corner. Keith goes behind the music with stories about the composers and performers that enliven your mornings.

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  • Brahms, Beethoven, birds and beauty — it’s Brevard

    Brahms, Beethoven, birds and beauty — it’s Brevard

    www.greenvilleonline.com Conductor Keith Lockhart opened the Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary summer festival last weekend with performances by pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and singer-songwriter Amy Grant. Lockhart, a Fuman University graduate, is celebrating his ninth year as artistic director of the festival. The peripatetic Lockhart also is conductor of the Boston Pops and, on the other side of the Atlantic, principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra. His association with Brevard extends back to 1974 and 1975 when he attended the […]

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  • Amy Grant performs at Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary spectacular, June 25

    Amy Grant performs at Brevard Music Center’s 80th anniversary spectacular, June 25

    Brevard Music Center is proud to announce the appearance of platinum-selling recording artist and six-time Grammy® winner Amy Grant at its BMC Presents: 80th Anniversary Spectacular – Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 PM at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium (WPA). Grant will make her BMC debut alongside Artistic Director Keith Lockhart and the Brevard Music Center Orchestra in the most elaborate, fully staged concert production ever seen on the WPA stage.

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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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  • (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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  • Lockhart Gives Back To Brevard Music Center

    Lockhart Gives Back To Brevard Music Center

    Read the full article at transylvaniatimes.com Keith Lockhart is best known as conductor of the world famous Boston Pops, but Brevard and the Brevard Music Center hold a special place in Lockhart’s life. His grandfather was a professor at Brevard College and Lockhart used to visit his grandparents at their home on Franklin Street during the summer. “I grew up spending big chunks of my summers here even though I wasn’t at the music center,” said Lockhart. That local connection led to […]

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