Pops at Home: Evening at Pops

Pops at Home: Evening at Pops

Starting July 10, WGBH will be highlighting classic episodes of Evening at Pops

The five concerts will air on channels WGBH 2 in Greater Boston and WGBY in Western Massachusetts, Friday evenings at 9pm.

Friday, July 31, 9PM: Keith Lockhart Steps Up
Encore broadcast from 1995

Keith Lockhart, conductor
John Williams, conductor
Mandy Patinkin, special guest
Doc Severinsen, special guest
Sylvia McNair, special guest


Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin sings hits from the Broadway stage as conductor Keith Lockhart makes his debut as conductor of the legendary Boston Pops. Acclaimed soprano Sylvia McNair also joins the orchestra, and Pops Laureate Conductor and trumpet legend Doc Severinsen are on hand for a surprise encore conceived by Williams to commemorate Lockhart’s debut.

Keith-ProgramView the July 1995 edition of WGBH's The Member's Magazine featuring Keith Lockhart's premiere as conductor of the Boston Pops

Friday, August 7, 9PM: Kristen Chenoweth from Screen to Stage
Encore broadcast from 2004

Keith Lockhart, conductor
Kristin Chenoweth, special guest
Rob Marshall, special guest

This special episode of EVENING AT POPS goes from the silver screen of Hollywood to the fabled stages of the Great White Way. Broadway sensation Kristin Chenoweth, currently starring in the smash hit musical Wicked, joins conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra to pay tribute to movie musicals that became Broadway musicals, including "Let Yourself Go" from Swingtime and "Apartment 14G" from Thoroughly Modern Millie. She also performs her celebrated version of "Glitter and Be Gay" from Candide. Then, Lockhart welcomes his longtime friend and college classmate Rob Marshall, the Academy Award-nominated director of the multi-Oscar winning screen musical Chicago, who is on hand to discuss some of those popular films that went on to become Broadway musicals.

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