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January 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


More great music is coming to a computer, tablet or smart phone near you!

For decades, radio listeners have enjoyed one-time broadcasts of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra subscription concerts on Classical 90.9 WGUC. As is customary, the season’s worth of concert broadcasts starts in January with the opener recorded this past September. 

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...