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Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

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One of the best in the country

Terrific evening w/ the pops! was able to secure the last available seats for their enormously... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
Clif4nyc
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New York City
Exciting!

I finally caught my first show at the Miami Whitewater Forest! The Pops are incredibly talented... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
alternativeavenue
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
May 7, 2019
“Great Evening out!.”
Dec 10, 2018
“Holiday Pops -- big disappointment”
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The Music hall refurbishment is outstanding, the Pops are excellent, we have had seasons tickets for the past 8 years

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim A
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I was really looking forward to the Holiday Pops concert last night but it was a big letdown. And let me preface this by saying I love the Cincinnati Symphony. This show had some major flat spots. The pops symphony itself is much smaller than...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert H
CSOPops, Manager at Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Thank you for sharing your feedback; we're sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience. The number of musicians we use at a performance varies based on the repertoire performed; the Pops is, and remains, a full-size symphony orchestra that averages about 90 musicians....More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

A treat from our children. Wonderful performance in Taft Theatre. Only the seats were cramped. Orchestra and Ms. Foster were great.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 460Maggie49
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Terrific evening w/ the pops! was able to secure the last available seats for their enormously popular "Luminocity" program which sold out the beautiful Taft Theatre, Aug. 5-7, from overture to "Candide" to "West Side Story Suite" was very impressed, saw them 10 years ago...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Clif4nyc
Reviewed July 19, 2016

I finally caught my first show at the Miami Whitewater Forest! The Pops are incredibly talented and the performance is super entertaining - what a terrific conductor!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank alternativeavenue
Reviewed December 13, 2015

We went to the holiday concert, which featured a spectacular bell choir, a wonderful vocal choir, dancers, and a vocal ensemble all as a bonus. We enjoyed it thoroughly!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank JulieGfromTurkeyHill
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went to see the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra on the 4th of July @ Riverbend. Paid $30 a piece for seats in the 700 section. When the show started it was so hot under the Pavilion we were all sweating like crazy. Folks out on...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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CSOPops, Manager at Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Thank you for sharing your feedback. Yes, the fans at Riverbend hum at a pitch that can interfere with the music, especially quiet/tender parts, but as of last summer the fans have been running for audience comfort. We hope you'll come back and enjoy another...More

Reviewed February 3, 2015

last weekend, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra offered a tribute to Steven Foster, featuring Rose Ann Cash, The Comet Bluegrass All stars, Over the Rhine, and several other entertainers. For a kentucky boy like me, it was pure heaven. As usual, the Pops Orchestra (same as...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank sluoma
Reviewed July 7, 2014

We are a frequent patron of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and they provide great performances to their audiences. However, we attended their "Red, White and Boom" concert on 4th of July at Riverbend and was disappointed with the lack of patriotic music played. While the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Lisa W
CSOPops, Manager at Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. The programs in recent summers have been adjusted to include more traditional music associated with Independence Day. We hope you'll come back again and enjoy another performance.

Reviewed June 14, 2014

Holding forth in the gorgeous old Music Hall, John Russel Morris has maintained the high standards of quality and showmanship people in Cincinnati expect. I have never been disappointed in a show.

Date of experience: June 2014
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SEC0621
June 27, 2019|
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Response from CSOPops | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for your interest. Pavilion seats are under cover, so if the weather is rainy, those are the best seats to be. At this stage, it looks like a chance of rain on July 4th, but it's a little too far out to... More
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Dream370506
September 13, 2018|
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Sorry for the extremely late reply! We were not notified of this question pending in our inbox. For future reference, during the holiday period we recommend the Cincinnati Pops' Holiday Pops performances (early December) or... More
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