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18/19 Pops Season

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Highlights of the new season include performances with Leslie Odom, Jr., winner of the Best Actor Tony Award for his portrayal of “Aaron Burr” in the smash hit musical, Hamilton. Other Pops debuts include the extraordinary Lisa Fischer, star of the Oscar-winning documentary, Twenty Feet from Stardom, and a regular collaborator with the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, and Sting. Fan favorites returning to perform with the Pops include Amy Grant and the Indigo Girls.

Five for Fighting

April 8th

Five for Fighting—also known as singer-songwriter John Ondrasik—makes his Cincinnati Pops debut in a special one-night performance. He joins the lush sound of the Pops for an evening of pop rock fan favorites, including piano-filled chart-toppers Superman (It’s Not Easy), The Riddle, World and 100 Years.

American Soundscapes

Three videos now available

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is proud to present "American Soundscapes," a video series produced in partnership with CET.

Pre-order American Originals Volume 2

Recorded Live at Music Hall

Pre-order your copy of American Originals Volume 2, available Fall 2018, and relive the magical performance with your Cincinnati Pops, Rhiannon Giddens, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Pokey LaFarge!

'Hamilton' star Odom, Amy Grant, Indigo Girls headline Cincinnati Pops' 2018-19 season

David Lyman

Working with Sam Strater, the Pops’ director of artistic administration, [John Morris] Russell has winnowed that huge list down to something more manageable. And now, as he starts to talk his way through the season, the enthusiasm that Pops audiences have come to love so much returns to his voice.

If It Sounds Good, It Is Good | March 2018

John Morris Russell

During the cold winter months, we do a bit of dreaming at the Cincinnati Pops: imagining what artists and programs we will present next season and what musical stories we can conjure together.

Music Comes Home

This October, #MusicComesHome. Join us back at the renovated Music Hall for this historic season!

Video by Drive Media House

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