Hats off to Boston Pops, Furman Symphony

The Boston Pops and Furman Symphony perform together in the Peace Center under the direction of Keith Lockhart.

Greenville loves conductor Keith Lockhart. Tuesday night’s sold-out Peace Center concert confirmed that fact as Lockhart, one of Furman’s favorite grads, returned to town with the Boston Pops for a sparking concert of Broadway music and classical works. Lockhart paid tribute to his alma mater by inviting the Furman Symphony Orchestra to join the Boston Pops in the performance for a blazing account of Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture. He also led the Furman Symphony in what The Greenville News called a “well-shaped and vigorous account” of Sibelius’ “Finlandia.”

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