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Free Concert in Franklin Park with Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops
October 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and the Boston Pops, in partnership with the City of Boston, present a special free concert in Boston’s Franklin Park. Led by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart, and BSO Youth and Family Concerts Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the outdoor concert marks the first time the BSO and the Boston Pops have performed on the same stage in a free outdoor public venue. Though the Boston Pops have performed at Franklin Park twice before, this will be the first performance by the BSO in Boston’s largest park, and the first time Mr. Nelsons has led the orchestra in an outdoor venue in Boston.
The program will include “The Star-Spangled Banner” and selections from John Williams, Shostakovich and Mahler.
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