The Boston Pops Plays The Beatles

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A British Invasion: The Boston Pops Plays The Beatles

Conducted by Keith Lockhart
Sponsored by Fidelity Investments
Public On-Sale: 10 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2016
Dr. Phillips Center Members get Pre-Sale Access.

Show date: Friday, February 3, 2017
Show times: 8 p.m.
Tickets start at $49.50
Walt Disney Theater

Fifty years ago, four lads from Liverpool changed the course of popular music forever, and their influence still reverberates throughout the music world. Come hear the music of The Beatles as you’ve never heard it before, in breathtaking symphonic treatments, performed by “America’s Orchestra” – Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. The first part of the concert will include favorite classical compositions from the British Isles including music by Handel and Elgar, and a hilarious new version of Benjamin Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.

Louisiana asks Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage case

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The state of Louisiana agrees with gay rights activists about one thing: asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take the rare step of hearing an appeal of Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriages before a federal appeals court rules.

The request filed this week by Washington attorney Kyle Duncan asks the justices to hear appeals of Louisiana’s case and the only other federal court decision to uphold gay marriage bans. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati upheld bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

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