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DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Sat Sep 10, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Sun Sep 11, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Be our guest as the Cincinnati Pops performs the score to Disney’s animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, live to the complete, beloved film! Featuring unforgettable characters and Academy Award®-winning music (Best Original Song, Best Original Score, 1991), Beauty and the Beast is a classic tale that’s been capturing hearts for generations. Now’s your chance to watch the spellbinding story unfold at Music Hall.

HEAR ME ROAR: A Celebration of Women in Song

Fri Sep 16, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sat Sep 17, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sun Sep 18, 2022 | 2:00 pm

JMR and the Pops open the new season with a powerful celebration of iconic divas of soul, pop, Broadway, R&B, jazz, opera and gospel that'll blow the roof off Music Hall. Experience some of the most popular songs made famous by the likes of Adele, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston and others. Three powerhouse singers join the Pops for an inspiring display of vocal fireworks sure to make you say, “I’m with HER!”

COMMON

Tue Oct 25, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Academy Award, Emmy and GRAMMY-winning artist, actor, author, and activist, Common joins the Pops and Principal Guest Conductor Damon Gupton for a special one-night-only performance! After dazzling a sold-out crowd with the CSO at Classical Roots in 2016, the legendary R&B and hip-hop icon takes the stage at Music Hall to make his debut with the Pops.

GET HAPPY: Judy Garland Centennial

Fri Nov 11, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sat Nov 12, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sun Nov 13, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Join JMR, the Pops and audience favorite Michael Feinstein for a tour through the life and songs of Judy Garland, in honor of her 100th birthday. Enjoy big screen film clips, never-before-seen photos, rare audio recordings, good humor and, of course, great music. We’ll explore Judy’s early career through her trip over the rainbow, her time on TV and the unforgettable concert years—with songs you know and love like "Get Happy," "Over the Rainbow," and more.

NOV 18, 2022 LOLLIPOPS CONCERT

Sat Nov 19, 2022 | 10:30 am

Set young hearts and minds aglow! For many audience members, a lifelong love and appreciation of music began with Lollipops Family Concerts at Music Hall. Introduce someone you love to the world of orchestral music with a fun, interactive concert experience—perfect for children, ages or ability of 2-9.

Concert theme and program to be announced.

HOLIDAY POPS

Fri Dec 9, 2022 | 11:00 am

Fri Dec 9, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sat Dec 10, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Sat Dec 10, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Sun Dec 11, 2022 | 2:00 pm

Sun Dec 11, 2022 | 7:00 pm

It’s not the holidays until it’s Holiday Pops! Experience the splendor of Music Hall decked out like a winter wonderland, and feel the warmth as JMR and the Pops perform beloved holiday classics. The Annie Moses Band, who wowed Pops audiences at Riverbend last summer, adds to the joy that makes Holiday Pops the perfect tradition.

STAR WARS: The Force Awakens

Thu Dec 29, 2022 | 7:30 pm

Fri Dec 30, 2022 | 7:30 pm

30 years after the defeat of the Empire, a new threat has arisen. The Resistance and unlikely heroes are the galaxy’s only hope at thwarting a new reign of evil. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with the full forces of the Cincinnati Pops performing John Williams’ Oscar-nominated score live to the complete, acclaimed film.

NEW YEAR'S EVE: BILLIE HOLIDAY SONGBOOK

Sat Dec 31, 2022 | 8:00 pm

Damon Gupton and the Pops give the holidays an afterglow and keep the celebration going into the New Year! Quiana Lynell, “a vocalist comfortable and commanding in styles including pop, jazz classics and the blues” (DownBeat), makes her Cincinnati Pops debut with timeless classics from the Billie Holiday songbook—songs like "I Cover the Waterfront," "Lady Sings the Blues," and "In My Solitude."

TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR: 1812 OVERTURE

Fri Jan 27, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sat Jan 28, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sun Jan 29, 2023 | 2:00 pm

Romantic themes that stand the test of time? Check. Epic moments so powerful they give you goosebumps? Oh, absolutely. Pops Principal Guest Conductor Damon Gupton leads a spectacular orchestral mixtape featuring some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest hits, including Romeo & Juliet, selections from Swan Lake, and of course, the 1812 Overture.

MAR 25, 2023 LOLLIPOPS CONCERT

Sat Mar 25, 2023 | 10:30 am

Set young hearts and minds aglow! For many audience members, a lifelong love and appreciation of music began with Lollipops Family Concerts at Music Hall. Introduce someone you love to the world of orchestral music with a fun, interactive concert experience—perfect for children, ages or ability of 2-9.

Concert theme and program to be announced.

MARVEL'S BLACK PANTHER

Fri Mar 10, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sat Mar 11, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sun Mar 12, 2023 | 2:00 pm

In 2018, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther quickly became a global sensation and cultural phenomenon, showing a new dimension of what superhero films could be. Rolling Stone raved, “The film lights up the screen with a full-throttle blast of action and fun. That’s to be expected. But what sneaks up and floors you is the film’s racial conscience and profound, astonishing beauty.” Now you can relive the excitement of T’Challa becoming king and battling Killmonger all while the Cincinnati Pops performs Ludwig Göransson’s Oscar-winning score live to picture.

BEN FOLDS

Tue Apr 25, 2023 | 7:30 pm

After a sold-out performance with the Pops in 2017, Ben Folds is back! Widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation, this genre-bending, multi-platinum selling artist brings his brilliant lyrics, moving melodies, and clever wit for this one-night-only performance.

RAGTIME IN CONCERT

Fri Apr 28, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sat Apr 29, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Sun Apr 30, 2023 | 2:00 pm

JMR and the Pops wrap up the 22/23 season with a Broadway musical reimagined for the concert hall! The brainchild of renowned writing team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, Ragtime, which follows three pursuits of the American Dream, became an instant classic. Nominated for 13 Tony Awards and two GRAMMY Awards in 1998, the show beat out The Lion King for the Tony for Best Original Score. Now you can experience the celebrated smash hit in a whole new way—in concert with the Cincinnati Pops!