Photos by Winslow Townson
Hit play below to listen to our Arts Alive interview with the Boston Pop’s Keith Lockhart.
But Lockhart, the “kid from Poughkeepsie,” seems to have made it work. He’s been the Pops conductor for 23 years—the second-longest term they’ve ever had. During that time they’ve played Super Bowls, recorded Grammy-nominated albums, and toured around the world. Now he and the orchestra are coming to John Williams country—with a program full of Williams music. There’s something very right about hearing the Pops playing music by John Williams, who still holds the title of “conductor laureate” with them… and of seeing Williams’ successful successor giving a musical toast to the master.
More information for Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops’ upcoming West Coast tour can be found at the Pops website. Click the following links for tickets to performances in Thousand Oaks, Palm Desert, and Costa Mesa.