The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2pm

Sunday, April 8, 2018, 7pm

The Music Center

Music Center

$55 - $125

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor

Join the world-renowned Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and Music Director Keith Lockhart for a night of classics old and new! From Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Bernstein’s Overture to Candide to surprises from ABBA and Queen, expect the unique, classic-with-a-twist repertoire that’s made The Pops “the tops” (as Gershwin would say) for more than 120 years.

  • In 1930, Arthur Fiedler was made the Pops conductor, a post he’d hold for 50 years. Under Fiedler’s direction, the Boston Pops sold more commercial recordings than any other orchestra in the world.
  • Music director and conductor Keith Lockhart may not have the nearly 50 year tenure that the legendary Arthur Fiedler did—yet!—but he has been wielding the baton for over 20 years, conducting nearly 1,800 Boston Pops concerts.
  • Current conductor Lockhart has brought pop-music acts to play with the orchestra, including blues queen Jennifer Hudson, country stars Little Big Town, and fellow Bostonians Aerosmith.

Sponsored by Joel and Elizabeth Helke

Boston Pops


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