Pops at Home: Heroic Performances
The Very Best of the Boston Pops, Part 1
The very Best of the Boston Pops, Part 1: Streaming for a limited time starting Sunday, May 24 at 3PM EST through july 8
Keith Lockhart, host
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
John Williams, conductor
Ella Fitzgerald, special guest
Buddy Rich, special guest
Sarah Vaughan, special guest
Johnny Cash, special guest
Benny Goodman, special guest
Tony Bennett, special guest
Sammy Davis, Jr., special guest
John Raitt, special guest
k.d. lang, special guest
The Carpenters, special guests
The Boston Pops presents a star-studded celebration featuring some of the greatest moments over their 129-year history.
Hosted by Keith Lockhart and produced by Susan Dangel and Dick Bartlett, THE BEST OF THE BOSTON POPS tells the orchestra’s story—from its beginnings as summertime entertainment for Bostonians, to the national icon and beloved institution it is today. This program highlights the history and musical importance of the Boston Pops as the first and preeminent American Pops orchestra. Showcasing the extraordinary variety of artists and programming of the leadership eras of Arthur Fiedler (1930-79) and John Williams (1980-1993), this special program features rare footage of favorite artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, Sarah Vaughan, Johnny Cash, Benny Goodman, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis, Jr., John Raitt, and The Carpenters.
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