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  • VIDEO: 2017 Boston Pops Opening Night With Queen Latifah

    VIDEO: 2017 Boston Pops Opening Night With Queen Latifah

    Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops opened their 2017 Spring Season on May 10 with special guest, Queen Latifah!

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  • Keith Lockhart Says, Come To The Boston Pops…And You Might Come Back To Hear Mahler

    Keith Lockhart Says, Come To The Boston Pops…And You Might Come Back To Hear Mahler

    Worried about orchestra audiences getting older? Maestro Keith Lockhart, poised to launch the spring season of the acclaimed Boston Pops, has no such concerns. Says Lockhart, “The acclaimed Boston music critic, Philip Hale, was writing about the same issue more than a century ago. It’s nothing new. In fact, it makes sense that classical music is something you come to over time.

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  • 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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  • 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

    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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