Doris Day

BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s

BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s

Appropriately, given the prominent TV references, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 SuperPops season this weekend with a rerun — a program called "The Golden Age of Black and White."

This celebration of 1950s television and more first "aired" in 2006 and proved to be a vibrant, smoothly crafted example of the productions created by the Symphonic Pops Consortium, founded in Indianapolis by BSO principal pops conductor Jack Everly.

The show's return promises an equally refreshing dip into the past. Most of the same, vibrant guest artists will be back. An added novelty this time is a photo booth in the lobby on Friday where audience...