conductor, Boston Pops
Keith Lockhart became the twentieth conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995. During his 15-year tenure, he has conducted the Boston Pops in more than 1,200 concerts and introduced the innovative JazzFest and EdgeFest series. He has also spearheaded collaborations with students from the Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music. Under his leadership, the Boston Pops has commissioned several new works, including *The Neville Feast *by Christoper Rouse, *Wish You Were Her*e by Nico Muhly and *The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers * by Peter Boyer.