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Kenny Loggins & the Boston Pops at McCoy Stadium

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...
By webteam  |  August 31, 2010
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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
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 27, 2010
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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
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  July 16, 2010
A thoroughly modern maestro

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 -...
By Scott Kearnan  |  June 14, 2010
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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.
By LLOYD SCWARTZ  |  May 28, 2010
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Dream on

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
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  May 28, 2010


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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
By BOSTON POPS  |  May 21, 2010
The Boston Pops present "The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers"

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...
By webteam  |  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...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 01, 2010
Amanda Palmer to join Boston Pops for New Year's Eve show

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...
By Carly Carioli  |  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...
By Carly Carioli  |  July 31, 2009


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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
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 03, 2009
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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
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  June 12, 2009
Film Night with John Williams

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...
By Shaula Clark  |  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...
By Shaula Clark  |  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...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 13, 2009


Boston Pops with Barbara Cook

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...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 06, 2009