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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. Join us for a spectacular orchestral mixtape featuring some of Tchaikovsky’s greatest hits, including The Sleeping Beauty, selections from Swan Lake, and of course, the 1812 Overture.

SING-A-LONG-A SOUND OF MUSIC

Sun Feb 26, 2023 | 1:00 pm

Sun Feb 26, 2023 | 7:00 pm

The immersive and interactive smash-hit musical show that has toured the world is coming to Music Hall! Sing-a-long to a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen technicolor, complete with subtitles, guest host, a pre-film vocal warm up and complimentary prop bags.

If you wish, don your best Sound of Music themed costume and participate in the famous Fancy-Dress Competition where competitors take the stage at Music Hall and show off their fantastic tailoring skills.

Get those vocal chords warmed up, cut up those chintz curtains and prepare to sing along with all of the iconic songs like “Do-Re-Mi,” “Edelweiss” and “My Favorite Things.” Hurry down to Music Hall for the perfect night out!


*The Cincinnati Pops does not appear on this performance.

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING MAESTRO

Sat Mar 25, 2023 | 10:30 am

When the orchestra is ready to begin their concert and suddenly discover the Maestro is nowhere to be found they begin to panic. Thankfully the world's greatest detective is available and agrees to take the case.

All the musicians are suspects and thus Sherlock Holmes must investigate each of the instrument families to deduce who is behind this mystery.

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Missing Maestro features classical and modern orchestral favorites while teaching the audience about the different instrument families of the orchestra. Will Sherlock be able to solve the mystery of who kidnapped the Maestro?

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!

Past Performances

September 16-18, 2022

HEAR ME ROAR: A Celebration of Women in Song

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 ofthe most popular songs made famous by the likes of Adele, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Dolly Parton, Ella Fitzgerald and others. Three powerhouse singers join the Pops for an inspiring display of vocal fireworks sure to make you say, “I’m with HER!”

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November 11-13, 2022

GET HAPPY: Judy Garland Centennial

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.

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