Mission: To seek and share inspiration


February 2018

Six-time Tony Award Winning Audra McDonald joins the Pops for an evening of her signature songs.

Tony-, Grammy- and Emmywinning singer and actress Audra McDonald makes her Cincinnati Pops debut Feb. 25 for a program of favorites from Broadway and the Great American Songbook.

Letter from the President | February 2018

Concerts are shared experiences that draw us closer together with friends, family and neighbors. They connect us in ways that build a stronger sense of community. 

When I ask someone about their first concert experience, not only are they able to tell me who was performing and what they heard, but also who they shared that concert experience with.

If It Sounds Good, It Is Good | February 2018

John Morris Russell

Music education has always been at the core of my personal musical journey. My very first job out of college was as a substitute music teacher in Northern Ohio, and later as a high school band director.

CODA | Fanfare Cincinnati

Chris Pinelo

From The New York Times to BBC Music magazine, Cincinnati’s vibrant arts and culture scene has captured the world's attention. This vibrancy did not happen by accident. It is possible thanks to visionaries, generations of stewards, and a supportive community. ArtsWave represents all three.