Boston Pops Plans Swinging New Year's Eve

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The Boston Pops will play music by Glenn Miller, Count Basie, and Fats Waller at its annual New Year's Eve concert, the orchestra announced.

The concert will feature jazz vocalist Robin McKelle, who recently took third place at the Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocal Competition. McKelle will sing "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," "I'm Beginning to See the Light," and other standards. Bruce Hagen conducts.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m.; the concert begins at 10:15 p.m., with dancing on the floor of Symphony Hall. After a "Baby Boomer Sing-Along," the orchestra and the audience will welcome 2005 with the traditional rendition of "Auld Lang Syne."

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