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Evening at Pops; Boston Pops Classics


Boston Pops Classics Jean Yves Thibuadet

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Evening at Pops
Boston Pops Classics
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

The Boston Pops Orchestra welcomes internationally acclaimed pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, who joins conductor Keith Lockhart for Ravel's Piano Concerto in G in a program of classic Pops repertoire. Also included is music composed by Verdi, Mascagni, and an arrangement from Cinema Paradiso. Also making his first appearance is Broadway favorite J. Mark McVey who performs "Bring Him Home" from the long-running musical Les Misérables. The program finale features high-kicking dancers and the antics of "Grandma" from the Big Apple Circus for an unique rendition of the Can Can from Offenback's "Orpheus in the Underworld." This evening's performance of EVENING AT POPS will entertain with a twist on both classical and modern masterpieces.



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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Boston Pops Classics,” 06/10/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BEC69FF4889B4DFF9E65543528CD79D6.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Boston Pops Classics.” 06/10/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BEC69FF4889B4DFF9E65543528CD79D6>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Boston Pops Classics. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BEC69FF4889B4DFF9E65543528CD79D6
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