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Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Central Business District)
513.381.3300
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Ranked #39 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Performances
Most recent review
- Apr 16, 2014
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Evergreen, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

My Daughter took me to see the Cincinnati Pops Perform Pixar Music. It was AMAZINGLY goooood! They had Visuals of the Pixar Movies on the screen behind the Pops which made it even more enjoyable. They Sounded Great! I left there thinking, I am so glad I got to come and would of hated to miss it. If I lived... More

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Harrodsburg, Kentucky
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We've not experienced the Cincinnati Pops before, but you can bet we'll be in their audience in the future. Conductor John Morris Russell is excellent. You can see he's having fun as he directs this skilled group of musicians. A full compliment of patriotic music with Adrienne Dandrich adding with vocal punch. It is hard to image that Pops Goes... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Both the CSO and the Pops are high quality orchestras with skilled musicians playing in a beautiful and classic setting. I've attended regularly for over 20 years and find it for the most part quite enjoyable. However, the new Pops conductor, John Russell is a showman and clown more concerned with his own cuteness and "brand" ( he is now... More

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Troy
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25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

I gave the CSO 5/5, but I avoid this summer group like a plague. If you can attend one of their free shows, then go for it. The music choices and show choices turn me off completely.

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Cincinnati
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We love the Cincinnati Pops. Always a quality, fun show. John Morris Russel clearly loves conducting and the musicians are amazingly talented

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

Quite possibly the best pops show I've ever attended!! Tickets? Start at around $15 and the top balcony has incredible sound. There is a repeat performance next Sunday, 11/11/12. All the popular Bond movie songs, video screen showing old film pics, posters, live musicians and soloist, you are surrounded by the experience, including the actual Aston Martin car on stage!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We attended the show "Superheros!". I had cheap tickets (25 dollars), but the view was still ok. The conductor was funny and kept us entertained throughout the show. They payed a variety of super hero music. They serve drinks before and during the show. The staff was friendly and showed you exactly where you were sitting. I would like to... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We love the Pops, & have never, ever seen a show that wasn't wonderful. The conductor is so enthusiastic, & usually the guests are top-notch. This is a great part of living in Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I enjoy their concerts including the free ones they give around the city in various parks in the summer. They make it like a fair, and kids love it too.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

When in Cincinnati always check to see if you can take in a Cincinnati Pops performance. They are the best of the best our city has to offer, with exciting guest artists.

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