December 2017

Smokey Robinson makes his Pops debut at the Taft Theatre Jan. 21–22. The Motown legend, whose career as a songwriter and performer spans four decades, was once declared America’s “greatest living poet” by Bob Dylan.

Letter from the President | January 2017

Trey Devey

2017 is going to be a momentous year for the CSO and Pops. In addition to many heart-pounding performances right here in the Queen City, the Orchestra will fulfill its role as Cincinnati’s ambassador by undertaking two international tours featuring 17 performances in 13 cities across seven countries on two continents.

CODA | January 2017

Chris Pinelo

We demand so much of ourselves, especially around the holidays. Between the festivities, gift purchasing, entertaining and creating those perfect moments for our family and friends, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, especially knowing these activities are piled on top of our regular, non-holiday obligations.

If It Sounds Good, It Is Good! | January 2017

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. While Erich Kunzel, the founder of the Pops, had already been conducting “8 O’Clock Pops” concerts for many years...it was in 1977 that the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra was officially established...