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Kenny Loggins & the Boston Pops at McCoy Stadium
He rocked the theme from Caddyshack and he romped his way through key tracks from Footloose and Top Gun. Kenny Loggins is more than just...
| August 31, 2010
The Rhode Show in outer space
Easily the most otherworldly, bizarre event in this year's busy campaign season was the August 23 appearance on Channel 12's The Rhode Show by Providence mayoral candidate Christopher Young, renowned for his multiple bids for office in the Biggest Li
Crooning with Chris Young; Nazi talk; Clemens v. congress; the lure of the bucket
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| August 27, 2010
Fenway Park goes classical
"Free, friends, and Fenway Franks — all F's!" the young woman answered when I asked why she was at the very first symphonic concert at Fenway Park. "I've got one more F for you," she told me during the intermission.
A new landmark for the Landmarks Orchestra
| July 16, 2010
A thoroughly modern maestro
"I'm not your mom's classical violinist." Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) has a point. Sure, even the most mild-mannered mother occasionally has her "hip" moments -...
| June 14, 2010
Living the dream
Movie stars aren’t the usual Symphony Hall crowd, but last week, two dark-suited ushers swung open the doors of the Hatch Room and out poured Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, and Cherry Jones.
De Niro Pops Off Dept.
| May 28, 2010
Some lovers of religious music consider Heinrich Schütz even greater than Bach, who was born 13 years after Schütz’s death.
Heinrich Schütz’s swan song; the Pops’ 125th-anniversary commission
| May 28, 2010
Photos: Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, and more with the Boston Pops
The Pops pays tribute to John, Robert, and Edward Kennedy by combining quotes from their speeches with original text and video, accompanied by a dramatic orchestral and choral score.
The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers , Symphony Hall, until June 20
| May 21, 2010
The Boston Pops present "The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers"
The Boston Pops' ongoing 125th-anniversary celebration continues with the premiere of The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers, a multimedia piece commissioned...
| May 12, 2010
VIDEO: Amanda Palmer, Boston Pops usher in 2010 with cover of Lady Gaga's "Pokerface"
Symphony Hall may never be the same. The Boston Pops essentially gave AMANDA PALMER the keys to the joint for First Night, letting her bring...
| January 01, 2010
Amanda Palmer to join Boston Pops for New Year's Eve show
a0; AMANDA PALMER will join the BOSTON POPS and Keith Lockhart for the Pops annual New Years' Eve shindig at Symphony Hall this year, the...
| October 05, 2009
Wanted: Opening band for Boston Pops. Pays $1000. No drums. Self-defense skills a plus.
The Boston Pops has announced a contest in conjunction with SonicBids to choose an opening band for the Boston Pops/Ben Folds gig in October. Considering...
| July 31, 2009
Interview: Keith Lockhart
"There's always some set of events, positive or negative, that color the lens that people see the Fourth of July through."
America's bandleader prepares for another Fourth
| July 03, 2009
Springer vs. Nero!
Two opera productions overlapping at the Calderwood Pavilion exploit exploitation.
Monteverdi's Poppea opens the Boston Early Music Festival, plus the Cantata Singers, the Discovery Ensemble, and Barbara Cook at the Pops
| June 12, 2009
Film Night with John Williams
“Film Night with John Williams” is a Boston Pops staple; what’s newsworthy here is that Williams will also be conducting the world premiere of his...
| May 20, 2009
Keith Lockhart + The Boston Pops
We’re hoping just hearing that Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops have scheduled a “Baseball Night” (actually three of them) to celebrate the Pops’ Red...
| May 20, 2009
Boston Pops: “Ballets Russes 2009”
That’s right, Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops join the centennial celebration with “Ballets Russes 2009,” for which local dance hero Rebecca Rice will choreograph...
| May 13, 2009
Boston Pops with Barbara Cook
Opening Night may have come and gone, but Barbara Cook will be back tonight to join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops in Broadway melodies...
| May 06, 2009
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