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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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