6 Facts About Boston Pops

1. In 1900, Americans from Boston Pops bought a piece of land in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa and developed it for residential purposes.

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2. The oldest church in Boston Pops is First Church in Boston, founded in 1630.

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3. In October 2016, the Boston Pops agreed to take over the management of the annual July Fourth fireworks concert on the Esplanade and to take on the responsibility for finding a corporate sponsor for the $2 million cost.

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4. The Boston Pops specifically commissioned the piece by Peter Boyer and Lynn Ahrens to be used during their 125th season.

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5. The Boston Pops performed their annual "Gospel Night" with the Boston Pops Gospel Choir and guest star Melinda Doolittle under the direction of Charles Floyd.

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6. The Boston Pops Spring and Holiday seasons allowed the BSO to become one of the first American orchestras to provide year-round employment for its musicians.

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