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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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  • 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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  • August 22, Keith Lockhart Conducts John Williams’ Film Night at Tanglewood!

    August 22, Keith Lockhart Conducts John Williams’ Film Night at Tanglewood!

    John Williams’ Film Night, one of the most eagerly-anticipated evenings of the Tanglewood Season, takes place on Saturday, August 22. Conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops will be joined by guest conductor David Newman for what has become one of the signature events of the Tanglewood season. For tickets and more information please visit tanglewood.org.

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  • West End Stars to Convene for THE OLIVIERS IN CONCERT, January 25

    West End Stars to Convene for THE OLIVIERS IN CONCERT, January 25

    Read the article at broadwayworld.com. Marking the start of the 40th Anniversary celebrations of The Olivier Awards in 2016, Society of London Theatrehas today announced The Oliviers In Concert. The special concert, in partnership with BBC Radio 3 and the BBC Concert Orchestra, will take place on Monday 25 January 2016 at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall. The evening will feature a host of West End stars performing a selection of songs from celebrated stage musicals. The concert will also […]

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  • ‘Idol”s Stevens to sing at Pops by the Sea

    ‘Idol”s Stevens to sing at Pops by the Sea

    Read the full article at blogs.capecodonline.com “American Idol” finalist John Stevens will sing with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Aug. 9 as part of the 30th Annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert. More information on the show and tickets: popsbythesea.org or 508-362-0066. Proceeds support arts groups on Cape Cod. Read the full article at blogs.capecodonline.com

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  • Lockhart concludes Brevard season with towering works

    Lockhart concludes Brevard season with towering works

    Read the full article at greenvilleonline.com. Keith Lockhart is probably best known to the world as the conductor of two internationally recognized orchestras: the Boston Pops and the BBC Concert Orchestra. But in the Upstate, he may be most familiar for his summer concerts at the Brevard Music Center, just a little more than an hour’s drive from Greenville. Read the full article at greenvilleonline.com.

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  • Boston Pops Gives The Audience What It Wants

    Boston Pops Gives The Audience What It Wants

    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.

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