MUSIC REVIEW
With July 4th storm, a concert interrupted 
If you were watching last night’s TV broadcast of the Boston Pops Firework Spectacular between 9:25 and 10:10, be aware that what you were watching was a lie.
(TAMIR KALIFA FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

MUSIC REVIEW

With July 4th storm, a concert interrupted

If you were watching last night’s TV broadcast of the Boston Pops Firework Spectacular between 9:25 and 10:10, be aware that what you were watching was a lie.

(TAMIR KALIFA FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

After lightning, rain pass, it was fireworks as usual 
Storms prompted an evacuation on the Esplanade and a delay in Boston’s Fourth of July celebration, but the fireworks eventually went off.
(YOON S. BYUN/GLOBE STAFF)

After lightning, rain pass, it was fireworks as usual

Storms prompted an evacuation on the Esplanade and a delay in Boston’s Fourth of July celebration, but the fireworks eventually went off.

(YOON S. BYUN/GLOBE STAFF)

Fireworks displays are 1,000 years in the making 
Modern displays like the annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular have benefited from years of advances in chemistry and circuitry.
(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

Fireworks displays are 1,000 years in the making

Modern displays like the annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular have benefited from years of advances in chemistry and circuitry.

(JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)

Liberty Mutual renews Fourth of July role 
The Boston insurance giant said it will renew its sponsorship of the Boston Pops Fourth of July fireworks display and concert through 2015.
(YOON S. BYUN/GLOBE STAFF/FILE)

Liberty Mutual renews Fourth of July role

The Boston insurance giant said it will renew its sponsorship of the Boston Pops Fourth of July fireworks display and concert through 2015.

(YOON S. BYUN/GLOBE STAFF/FILE)

Pops’ Lockhart to conduct Queen’s Jubilee 
On Monday, Keith Lockhart will lead a BBC orchestra in front of Buckingham Palace.

Pops’ Lockhart to conduct Queen’s Jubilee

On Monday, Keith Lockhart will lead a BBC orchestra in front of Buckingham Palace.

MUSIC REVIEW
Steve Martin offers a night of bluegrass, comedy 
- In the first of three nights at Symphony Hall, Steve Martin joined the Steep Canyon Rangers, his regular backing band these days, and the Boston Pops.
(STU ROSNER FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

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Steve Martin offers a night of bluegrass, comedy

- In the first of three nights at Symphony Hall, Steve Martin joined the Steep Canyon Rangers, his regular backing band these days, and the Boston Pops.

(STU ROSNER FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Bernadette Peters eyes enchanting evening with Pops 
- The Broadway fixture visits Symphony Hall on Wednesday to join Keith Lockhart at Opening Night at Pops.
(MIRO VINTONIV)

Bernadette Peters eyes enchanting evening with Pops

- The Broadway fixture visits Symphony Hall on Wednesday to join Keith Lockhart at Opening Night at Pops.

(MIRO VINTONIV)

The Big Maestro: Shaq conducts the Boston Pops