Lockhart Returns for NECC Fundraiser
Lockhart will present a talk on composer Igor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale,” illustrated by periodic interludes of music performed by a group of seven musicians. The 1918 theatrical Russian parable meant to be “read, played, and danced” tells the tale of a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil for a book that predicts the future of the economy.
Lockhart became the 20th conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995, adding his artistic vision to the Pops tradition established by his predecessors John Williams and Arthur Fiedler.
This is a return visit to the Merrimack Valley for the 53-year-old New York native.
Purchase tickets early at $35 each before they sellout.
Call the NECC Institutional Advancement events line at 978-556-3870 or visit www.mvarts.info.
For more information or to request communication access, visit www.necc.mass.edu/signature-event. Discounts are available for students and groups.