Over The Rhine Christmas with the Pops

Dec 20 • Taft Theatre

Folk/Americana duo Over The Rhine is no stranger to collaborations with our orchestra, having performed as part of the Pops’ acclaimed American Originals concert and recording in January of 2015.

The Snowman with the Pops

Dec 23 • Taft Theatre

The heart-warming animated Christmas film The Snowman has been a beloved staple of family holiday entertainment for over 30 years.

Classical Roots


The Taft Theatre opened in 1928 and is the ideal home for glamorous and glittering New Year’s Eve in Art Deco fashion. Your Cincinnati Pops will wind back time with swinging tunes of the 20s and 30s—beads, boas and other Roarin’ 20s regalia is encouraged!

American Soundscapes

Three videos now available

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is proud to present "American Soundscapes," a new video series featuring some of the greatest works in the Great American Songbook. 

Melissa Etheridge

Jan 8 • Taft Theatre

Grammy- and Academy Award-winning rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge joins your Cincinnati Pops for a sure-to-sell-out, one night only appearance!

Renovating Music Hall

It has been over 40 years since the visionary philanthropists Patricia and Ralph Corbett led the last extensive renovation of Music Hall. Read recent Enquirer article

Q + A with Melinda Doolittle

Fanfare Cincinnati: Have you performed with a full live orchestra before? If so, what was that experience like? What are you looking forward to about the performance with the Cincinnati Pops?

If It Sounds Good, It Is Good! | December 2016

I assumed my fledgling career with the CSO would lead to a life of conducting solely classical orchestral repertoire, but after experiencing the birth of this magical holiday pops production, I never looked back.

Cincinnati Pops presents American Soundscapes

The Cincinnati Pops is proud to present AMERICAN SOUNDSCAPES in partnership with CET Public Television. This seventh video explores the incredible music of John Williams with the Theme from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, conducted by John Morris Russell. November 16 marks the 39th anniversary of the film's release.

Copland's Fanfare: The making of a musical monument

Janelle Gelfand - Cincinnati Enquirer

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