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Disney’s Fantasia
Disney’s Fantasia

September 5-7
John Morris Russell, conductor
Michael Chertock, piano

Experience the timeless music of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, The Nutcracker Suite, Rhapsody in Blue and more—combined with the animated magic of Disney, in a true spectacle of sight and sound. Stunning footage from Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 will be displayed in high definition above the stage, while your Cincinnati Pops performs some of the most spectacular music ever written.

Doc Severinsen
Doc Severinsen

October 18-19
John Morris Russell, conductor
Doc Severinsen, conductor & trumpet

Trumpet legend, former Tonight Show bandleader and Pops mainstay Doc Severinsen brings his sparkling personality and outrageous outfits back to Music Hall for a program of his greatest hits. Look forward to performances of Someone to Watch Over Me, Take the A-Train, and other favorites from the three albums he recorded with the Pops!

The Midtownmen
The Midtownmen

November 2
Christian Hoff, vocalist; Michael Longoria, vocalist; Daniel Reichard, vocalist; J. Robert Spencer, vocalist

They took Broadway by storm as original cast members of the smash hit Jersey Boys—now these Tony-winning performers are joining forces with the Pops! This one-of-a-kind concert celebrates the music that defined the 60s, with hits from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, The Four Seasons and more. Hear it in full symphonic spectacle, with the harmonies and choreography that made Jersey Boys a sensation.

Holiday Pops
Holiday Pops

December 5, 13 & 14
John Morris Russell, conductor
Brian Stokes Mitchell, vocalist

Join “Mr. Christmas” himself, John Morris Russell, for Cincinnati’s can’t-miss holiday family tradition! Tony-winning Broadway phenomenon Brian Stokes Mitchell joins the Pops to warm your heart with traditional and contemporary holiday favorites—along with spectacular singers and dancers, and an appearance by Santa himself!

American Originals
American Originals

January 23-25, 2015
John Morris Russell, conductor
Over the Rhine, duo; Dom Flemons, multi-instruments and vocalist; Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, ensemble; Aoife O’Donovan, vocalist

Be part of the next chart-topping recording from JMR and the Pops as they collaborate with an all-star cast of Americana artists in a modern take on our nation’s first great songwriter, Stephen Foster. From Beautiful Dreamer to My Old Kentucky Home, you’ll experience the “Original American Songbook” LIVE from Cincinnati’s most famous recording studio, Music Hall.

Unforgetable: An Evening with Natalie Cole
Unforgetable: An Evening with Natalie Cole

February 8, 2015
Natalie Cole, vocalist

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Unforgettable Natalie Cole and your Cincinnati Pops! This internationally acclaimed, nine-time Grammy-winner takes the Music Hall stage for a captivating one-night performance of her favorite hits.

Cirque Mechanics
Cirque Mechanics

March 27-29, 2015
John Morris Russell, conductor
Cirque Mechanics, circus company

Dazzling acrobatics, popular classics and an 18-foot, pedal-powered “Gantry Crane” unite for a show unlike anything you’ve seen! Marvel at aerialists, trapeze artists and contortionists as they perform feats that have been called “highly skilled and wholly original.” The Pops creates its own magic with majestic selections by Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Copland, Ravel and more!

Indigo Girls
Indigo Girls

April 19, 2015
Steven Reineke, conductor
Indigo Girls, duo

Don’t miss Grammy-winning folk rock duo the Indigo Girls in their Pops debut! In this upbeat performance, you’ll hear chart-smashing favorites such as Closer to Fine, Galileo and Power of Two. Hear the acclaimed musicians that Allmusic has called “accessible and moving and true,” backed by the soulful sounds of your Cincinnati Pops.

The Music Man in Concert
The Music Man in Concert

May 1-3, 2015
John Morris Russell, conductor
Will Chase, Harold Hill; Betsy Wolfe, Marian the Librarian; Blake Robison, director; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park; May Festival Chorus; University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Join Harold Hill, Marian the librarian, and the unforgettable citizens of River City at Music Hall! This semi-staged performance of the Tony-winning musical features a cast of hundreds in a must-see showcase of our city’s finest artists from Playhouse in the Park, CCM Musical Theatre Department, May Festival Chorus and more. The iconic music is the star of the show—hear fully orchestrated renditions of 76 Trombones, (Ya Got) Trouble, Shipoopi and more.

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