Keith Lockhart

Video courtesy: Frank Arren

Keith Lockhart intertwines history of Boston Pops and Marblehead’s public library with brass quintet 

Holding the lyrics in his right hand and marking the tempo with his left, Boston Pops Orchestra Conductor Keith Lockhart led a sing-along of “Marblehead Forever,” accompanied by the Beacon Brass Quintet and a 550-person audience at Abbot Hall Thursday night.

"Marblehead forever, God bless the good old town, may she never shame her noble ancestry,” Lockhart sang with the masses. (read more) 

Credit: Jared Charney Photography

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Maestro Lockhart reflected on his experiences over three decades... great artistic collaborations with stars from all over the entertainment world as well as memorable concerts. He offered his own insights into the strength and challenges of contemporary American musical culture, with an engagingly honest look at what he has learned about leadership... and life along the way. The audience learned about music in America, and a bit more about the Boston Pops, from one of our generation's most visible, celebrated and communicative classical musicians.

This event was presented by the Abbot Public Library Fund, Inc.