WGUC is pleased to present these upcoming performances by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. You can find out more at cincinnatipops.org.


Audra McDonald Audra McDonald
February 25, 2018
Andy Einhorn, conductor
Audra McDonald, vocals

The most decorated performer in Broadway history, six-time Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Audra McDonald (Carousel, Ragtime, Porgy & Bess) takes the Music Hall stage with the Pops for an evening of her signature songs, including favorites by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, and more. This one-night-only event is sure to sell out quickly!


Cirque de la Symphonie Cirque de la Symphonie
March 9-11, 2018
Stuart Chafetz, conductor
Nicole Parker, vocals; Michael Preacely, baritone

How can you top the drama of Ride of the Valkyries, the pulse of a Sousa march, or the terror of the Jaws theme? You call in Cirque de la Symphonie to add aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and dancers! Experience high-flying heroics paired with epic music from Phantom of the Opera, Batman and more.


Five for Fighting Five for Fighting
April 8, 2018
John Morris Russell, conductor

Five for Fighting—also known as singer-songwriter John Ondrasik—makes his Cincinnati Pops debut in a special one-night performance. He joins the lush sound of the Pops for an evening of pop rock fan favorites, including piano-filled chart-toppers Superman (It’s Not Easy), The Riddle, World and 100 Years.


West Side Story: Film with Orchestra West Side Story: Film with Orchestra
April 27-29, 2018
John Morris Russell, conductor

The Cincinnati Pops joins the worldwide celebration of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday. Relive the brilliance, grit and emotion of the Oscar®-winning film on the big screen above the stage while JMR and the Pops perform every note of the iconic score. This is a completely unique visual and sonic experience not to be missed.