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Guest Artist Archive


Guest Artists who have appeared on EVENING AT POPS from 1970-2003 are listed below.

2003

  • A Tribute to Jerry Herman
    Featuring Faith Prince, Marin Mazzie, George Hearn, John Barrowman
  • Ricky Skaggs
  • All That Jazz
    Featuring Patti Austin, Peter Cincotti, and Byron Stripling
  • Boston Pops Classics
    Featuring Jean-Yves Thibaudet and J. Mark McVey
  • John Williams
    Featuring Nancy Wilson

2002

  • Tribute to New York City, featuring Barbara Cook and New York Voices
  • Born in Boston: A Tribute to Musicians Chick Corea, Leonard Bernstein, and Jimmy McHugh, featuring Terence Blanchard and Jane Monheit
  • A Richard Rodgers Tribute: Rodgers & Hammerstein, featuring Ron Raines, Douglas Sills, Audra McDonald, Rebecca Luker, Mary Testa and Lillias White.
  • A Richard Rodgers Tribute: Rodgers & Hart, featuring the Mark Morris Dance Group
  • Laureate Conductor John Williams, featuring Josh Groban, Lara Fabian, and Christopher Parkening
  • Fiddlers Three, featuring Regina Carter, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, and Eileen Ivers

2001

  • Laureate Conductor John Williams and Harry Connick Jr. featuring Paul Winfield and Ms. Shabazz, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus
  • Martin Short and A Salute to Meredith Willson, featuring Craig Bierko and Rebecca Luker, the Dartmouth High School Marching Band, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus
  • Chick Corea and A Jimmy McHugh Tribute, featuring Terence Blanchard and Jane Monheit
  • Edgar Meyer, Bela Fleck, and Mike Marshall
  • Paul Winter's World of Living Music

2000

  • A Copland Centennial Celebration featuring Dawn Upshaw, Jubilant Sykes, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus
  • The Great American Songbook: An Interview with Ron Della Chiesa
  • Alison Krauss and Union Station
  • Diana Krall and Michael Feinstein
  • Laureate Conductor John Williams, Frank McCourt, Yo-Yo Ma, and Patti LuPone
  • The Cast of Sesame Street with James Moody and Diane Schuur

1999

  • Shakespeare & Company, with host Claire Bloom
  • Charles Osgood, Dawn Upshaw, and Boston Ballet
  • Ann Hampton Callaway, the Jivin' Lindy Hoppers, and Five O'Clock Shadow
  • Nathan Lane: A Tribute to Danny Kaye
  • Audra McDonald
  • John Williams, Itzhak Perlman, and Vic Damone, with Barry Levinson, host

1998

  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Mary-Chapin Carpenter and Michael Moschen
  • John Williams
  • Rita Dove
  • Joshua Bell
  • Leslie Caron with cast members from Luis Bravo's Forever Tango
  • Arlo Guthrie and Gil Shaham

1997

  • The Spirit of America with Charles Osgood, Dawn Upshaw, and Boston Ballet
  • Rhythm Is My Business with Airto Moreira, the Flying Karamazov Brothers, and cast members from Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk
  • k.d. lang
  • Eileen Ivers
  • Elaine Paige
  • Mark Morris Dance Company
  • Star Wars and the Hollywood Sound with John Williams, Itzhak Perlman, Grover Washington Jr., and Gene Shalit

1996

  • Patti LaBelle
  • Edwin Hawkins
  • Desiree Coleman Jackson
  • Jason Alexander
  • Nanci Griffith
  • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
  • Denyce Graves
  • Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
  • Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco
  • Stanley Donen
  • John Williams

1995

  • Keith Lockhart (debut) with Sylvia McNair, Mandy Patinkin, Doc Severinsen, and John Williams
  • Penn and Teller
  • Helen Huang
  • A Tribute to the Music of George Gershwin with Marcus Roberts, John Pizzarelli Trio, Karen Ziémba, James Brennan, Marquita Lister, Willard White, and Damon Evans

1994

  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Peter Schickele
  • Just Call Me Maestro: A Documentary Look at Arthur Fielder
  • Julia Migenes
  • Tamaki Kawakubo

1993

  • John Williams Gala Celebration with Richard Dreyfuss, Aretha Franklin, Jessye Norman
  • James Taylor
  • A Gilbert and Sullivan Evening with Beverly Sills
  • Shirley Horn
  • Arturo Sandoval
  • Sheryl Woods
  • Showstoppers with Marvin Hamlisch, conductor, and Colm Wilkinson, Marilyn Cooper, Raquel Welch, Take Six, Sally Wolf
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Linda Ronstadt

1992

  • Songs of Freedom with Roscoe Lee Browne, Odetta, Shirley Verrett, the Boys Choir of Harlem
  • Bonnie and John Raitt
  • Mark O'Connor
  • Anne Murray
  • Robert Bonfiglio
  • Tony Bennett
  • Michel Legrand
  • A Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney with the Canadian Brass, Jerry Hadley, The King's Singers, Nina Simone
  • Tyne Daly
  • Sarah Chang
  • Songs of Love with Jerry Hadley and Thomas Hampson

1991

  • June Anderson
  • Patti Austin
  • James Ingram
  • The Chieftains
  • Burgess Meredith
  • Randy Newman
  • Leila Josefowicz
  • John Denver
  • The Tanglewood Festival Chorus

1990

  • Melissa Manchester
  • Stan Getz
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Maureen McGovern
  • Bobby McFerrin
  • Anne Akiko Meyers
  • Leonard Slatkin
  • Dave Brubeck and John Browning
  • John McGlinn
  • Kitty Carlisle Hart
  • Christmas at Pops

1989

  • Art Buchwald
  • Roberta Peters
  • Robert Merrill
  • Paratore Brothers
  • Andre Previn
  • Eddie Daniels
  • Carol Channing
  • Barbara Cook
  • Mandy Patinkin
  • Kathleen Battle
  • Branford Marsalis
  • Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle

1988

  • Andre Watts
  • Frederica von Stade
  • The Smothers Brothers
  • Tommy Tune
  • Manhattan Rhythm Kings
  • Sammy Davis Jr.
  • Tamara Smirnova-Sajfar
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Perry Como
  • Byron Stripling

1987

  • Andy Williams
  • Cleo Laine
  • Oscar Peterson
  • Ray Charles
  • Peter, Paul and Mary
  • A Boston Pops Fourth with Johnny Cash
  • Sarah Vaughan/Wynton Marsalis
  • Tony Bennett
  • Nell Carter
  • Toots Thielemans
  • George Benson
  • Marilyn Horne
  • Ben Luxon
  • Rich Little
  • Canadian Brass
  • Mills Brothers
  • Leontyne Prince
  • King's Singers
  • Liona Boyd
  • Bernadette Peters
  • C-3PO and R2-D2
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Gregory Hines
  • Buddy Rich
  • Manhattan Transfer

1986

  • Johnny Mathis and Natalie Cole: A Tribute to Nat King Cole
  • George Shearing
  • Mel Tormé
  • Kiri Te Kanawa
  • Victor Borge
  • Joan Baez
  • Richard Stoltzman
  • Joe Williams
  • A Christmas at Pops

1985

  • John Denver
  • Yo-Yo Ma
  • Cleo Laine/James Galway
  • Big Apple Circus
  • Katia and Marielle Labèque

1984

  • Tony Bennett
  • Fiedler Retrospective
  • Manhattan Transfer
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Jessye Norman
  • Sarah Vaughan

1983

  • Canadian Brass
  • Eydie Gorme and Steve Lawrence
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Gregory Hines
  • Peter, Paul and Mary

1982

  • Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir
  • Nell Carter
  • King's Singers
  • Rich Little
  • Bernadette Peters
  • Nathaniel Rosen

1981

  • George Benson
  • Cleo Laine and Dankworth Quintet
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Leontyne Price
  • Buddy Rich
  • Andy Williams

1980

  • Liona Boyd
  • Ray Charles
  • Marilyn Horne
  • Benjamin Luxon
  • Burgess Meredith
  • The Mills Brothers
  • Oscar Peterson
  • Richard Rodgers Evening
  • Nancy Shade
  • Issac Stern
  • Toots Thielmans

1979

  • Pete Fountain
  • James Galway
  • Stephane Grappelli
  • Joel Grey
  • Joella Jones
  • Earl Wild

1978

  • Glen Campbell
  • Stephen DeGroote
  • Lionel Hampton
  • Henry Mancini
  • Noel Parenti
  • Angel Romero

1977

  • Tony Bennett
  • Clamma Dale
  • Kipnis Mime Theatre
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Jean-Pierre Rampal
  • Ben Vereen

1976

  • Ray Bolger
  • Roy Clark
  • Judy Collins
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Sherill Milnes
  • Tony Randall
  • Joe Venuti

1975

  • Pearl Bailey
  • Bolcom and Morris
  • Ethel Merman
  • Merrill and Peters
  • Sarah Vaughan

1974

  • Marian Anderson
  • The Carpenters
  • Eileen Farrell
  • Benny Goodman
  • Richard Hayman
  • Peggy Lee
  • Modern Jazz Quartet
  • Jose Molina
  • Peter Schickele
  • Ana-Maria Vera
  • Earl Wild
  • Rogers Williams

1973

  • Eubie Blake
  • Boston Ballet
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Virgil Fox
  • Carmen de Lavallade
  • Merrill and Tucker
  • Anna Moffo
  • New Seekers
  • Christopher Parkening
  • Cole Porter Evening
  • Boots Randolph
  • Ilana Vered

1972

  • Steve Allen
  • Leroy Anderson
  • Chet Atkins
  • Boston Ballet
  • Charlie Byrd
  • Ferrante and Teicher
  • Roberta Flack
  • Lilit Gampel
  • Lerner and Loewe
  • Roberta Peters
  • Doc Severinsen
  • Your Father's Moustache

1971

  • Dave Brubeck
  • William F. Buckley Jr.
  • Julia Child
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Jose Greco
  • John Hartford
  • Carlos Montoya
  • Max Morath
  • Sesame Street
  • Siegel-Schwall Band
  • Earl Wild

1970

  • Chet Atkins
  • Boston Ballet
  • Four Statesmen
  • Edward Kennedy
  • Moog Quartet
  • Peter Nero
  • New York Rock & Roll Ensemble
  • The Romeros
  • Doc Severinsen
  • George Shearing
  • Veronica Tyler
  • Mason Williams



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