KEITH LOCKHART JOINS THE ROSTER

12.12.18
Keith Lockhart

“Keith Lockhart and the orchestra seemed to relish this melodically and harmonically complex and infectious music. The audience certainly seemed to as well.”
WBUR

Opus 3 Artists is pleased to welcome conductor Keith Lockhart to our roster. He is Conductor of the Boston Pops, Chief Guest Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Artistic Director of the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. Now in his twenty-fourth season, Keith Lockhart has served as Conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995, a tenure that includes nearly two thousand performances, forty-three national tours to more than 150 cities, and four international tours. He and the Pops have made seventy-nine television shows, and participated in such high-profile sporting events as Super Bowl XXXVI, the 2008 NBA finals, the 2013 Boston Red Sox Ring Ceremony, and, most recently, Game 2 of the 2018 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers. The annual July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular draws a live audience of over half a million with millions more who watch on television or live webcast.

From 2010-2018, Keith Lockhart was Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra. Highlights of his tenure include critically acclaimed North American tours, conducting annual performances at The Proms, and celebrating the orchestra's 60th year in 2012. In June of that same year, he conducted the orchestra during Queen Elizabeth II's gala Diamond Jubilee Concert, which was broadcast around the world.

Keith Lockhart has conducted nearly every major orchestra in North America, as well as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Vienna Radio Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the NHK Symphony in Tokyo, Hong Kong Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. In the opera pit, Lockhart has conducted productions with the Atlanta Opera, Washington Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, and Utah Opera.

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