Jean-Yves Thibaudet Performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2 at Tanglewood with Boston Symphony Orchestra

August 15, 2009
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Today I went to the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer home Tanglewood to hear the Saturday morning rehearsal of Brahms’ Symphony 2 and Brahms’ Piano Concerto 2. I had been planning to go to this concert for two months and was greatly looking forward to it. read more →

Paul McCartney’s Long and Winding Road Leads to Fenway Park in Boston – 8/6/09

August 9, 2009
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Paul McCartney has never just “Let It Be”.

When I look at the big picture and consider that The Beatles broke up before I was born, I find it surreal that I’ve just attended a Paul McCartney concert, here in Boston at Fenway Park. read more →

The Boston Pops, Neil Diamond and Craig Ferguson Celebrate July 4th ’09 Boston Style!

July 7, 2009
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If I’m passionate about anything, it’s about celebrating the Fourth of July in Boston! Thanks to philanthropist David Mugar and Boston 4 Productions, there’s no place I’d rather be on the Fourth than on the Boston Esplanade watching The Boston Pops and Grammy Award-winning guest artists, and trying to find a 2 x 2 foot.. read more →

Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart Believes in Emotionally Compelling Music

July 7, 2009
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Interview with Maestro Keith Lockhart Keith Lockhart is one of the finest conductors of our generation. Fifteen years ago, Keith Lockhart became the 20th conductor of the Boston Pops. Boston welcomed him with open arms and warm hearts and reveled in his celebrity status. It seemed that not a day went by without hearing about.. read more →

Boston Celebrates the 4th (Dress Rehearsal) with The Boston Pops, Neil Diamond and Craig Ferguson

July 4, 2009
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On Friday afternoon, the day wasn’t looking very good with all the thunderstorms and grey skies.  But by the time 8pm rolled around, the skies were clear and it was a beautiful un-muggy 75 degrees outside at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Despite the gloomy weather, Bostonians and visitors packed onto the grass in front.. read more →