Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Tickets
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is among the most dynamic and active ensembles of the world. The group has mastered the classical pop genre of music. It has some of the finest musicians and belongs to the oldest symphony orchestra hailing from Ohio. The illustrious conductor of American Orchestra, Erich Kunzel founded this group in 1977 in collaboration with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and ever since the Orchestra has managed to deliver power house performances to its audience. The ever increasing fan base of the group gained a massive boost after Cincinnati Pops toured across the globe including concerts in Taiwan and Japan. Be a part of the excitement as one of the country’s top orchestras takes to stage at the grand venue of Cincinnati Music Hall. Secure a spot for your friends and family by purchasing your Cincinnati Pops Orchestra tickets
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra was headed by the conductor Erich Kunzel for over 32 years till his death in 2009. In his tenure with the orchestra, Kunzel completed about 90 recordings for the Telarc International Corporation and majority of them emerged as best sellers. Initially the most prominent performance which transformed the reputation of Cincinnati Orchestra to newer heights was the pop concert of "8’O Clock" by the young conductor Kunzel. Over the next few decades the Cincinnati Pops performed for packed houses at their home venue of Cincinnati Music Hall. They became widely prominent on the world stage through extensive touring and became especially popular in Asia. Due to this the Cincinnati Pops became the only American Orchestra to perform at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics held in China. Buy your tickets now to experience spectacular musical performances at the orchestra’s premier music hall which ranks acoustically as among the world’s best performance venues.
Currently the Pops is headed by the new director and conductor, John Morris Russell. A great lineup of performances is just around the corner. This includes the tribute to Ella Fitzberg, "Queen of Jazz" by the Grammy and Oscar Award winning American, Jazz and R&B singer Patti Austin. This concert is bound to bring new life to classics like "Mack the Knife" and "I Only Have Eyes for You" and many more hit singles by the celebrated jazz artist Fitzberg. In other events the international music sensation and winners of five Grammys, ‘The Chieftains’ perform their unique traditional Irish, Celtic and Folk music for the audience. The Cincinnati Orchestra also presents it version of the Music of Michael Jackson symphony. The extravagant concert would celebrate the King of Pop’s influential career by taking the audience through each era of his career from "I’ll Be There" to block buster hits like "Thriller" and "Beat It". Lastly Mandy Patinkin is all set to perform with the Pops and will feature his hit songs and Broadway tunes in the upcoming performance. Patinkin has a versatile talent which is justified by his acting skills in famous movies like The Princess Bride and Yentl among various others. His work in musical theatre is also duly acknowledged accruing to his iconic roles in hit broadway musicals like Evita and Sunday in the Park with George.
With such extravagant musical performances on the offering, tickets for these events are always a big hit among the followers of Orchestra. During the course of their existence, the Pops have generated more than 100 recordings among which 56 have made the Billboard Charts. This is a record that stills remains unmatched by any other Orchestra of the Country. The total sales of the ensemble’s records have reached an astounding number of 10 million copies. It is estimated that around thirty million people viewed the national telecasts of this orchestra on PBS network. The Pop’s rendition of the Aaron Copland’s: Music of America secured them a Grammy Award in 1998. Apart from this four recordings by this leading Orchestra group were nominated for Grammys. So if you want to attend a quality pop music fiesta purchasing Cincinnati Pops Orchestra tickets is the way to go!
One of the world’s most active orchestra featuring eminent musicians, and the ensemble that has been mesmerizing huge audiences for many decades, Cincinnati Pops is coming to your place. With critically acclaim tours, best selling recordings and sold-out performances, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra has established itself as one of the most renowned orchestras both nationally and internationally. Buy Cincinnati Pops tickets and enjoy the performance that attracts people from all around the world.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra traces its history back to 1870s when it was part of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is the fifth oldest orchestra in the United States and the oldest one in Ohio. Since its formation, it has been playing a significant role in cultural life of Cincinnati and over the years has built its reputation as a champion of new music. Cincinnati is home to great American composers such as Mahler, Debussy, Ravel and many others. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra founded Cincinnati Pops Orchestra in 1977. Erich Kunzel was its founder and continued to lead the orchestra till his death in 2009.
Under the direction of Kunzel, the Orchestra rose to fame and recognition very soon. Besides performances at sold-out theatres and venues in Cincinnati, the Orchestra soon reached out to the people all around the United States with frequent memorable performances at Carnegie Hall and Grand Ol’ Opry. Over the years, the orchestra’s fame spread to other parts of the world leading to various international tours including Japan and Taiwan tour in 1990 and 1997 and Beijing tour for summer Olympics 2008, hence being the only American orchestra to play in Olympics. The Orchestra made 85 recordings with Telarc label under Kunzel’s lead. Some of the most popular and well received recordings include Tchaikovsky 1978, Overture 1812 and From the Top at the Pops. The ones appeared in the top Ten of Billboard Charts are Star Tracks in 1984, Ein Straussfest in 1985, Round-Up in 1986, Chiller in 1989 and Masters and Commanders in 2005. The Orchestra has also appeared on various Television specials.
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is regarded as one of the world’s most active classic pop ensembles. The orchestra’s outdoor summer home is Riverbend Music Center where 10 subscription concerts are performed while more than 20 are performed during Music Hall Season. Its primary purpose remains raising awareness of organization through broader audience. The orchestra followers have been increasing tremendously with more than 30 million people viewing their national telecasts. Till now, orchestra has released around 100 recordings, 56 of which have been appeared on Billboard Top Charts and has sold more than 10 million copies producing an unmatchable record by any other orchestra. Four of these recording have received Grammy nomination while The Pops’ Copland: Music of America won Grammy Award in 1998.
In September 2011, John Morris Russell became Orchestra’s new director further strengthening its standing as one of the country’s best pops orchestras. Under the direction of renowned Conductor, the 2012-13 season of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra would be as inspiring as ever. The season includes nine programs including a holiday program featuring six time Grammy winner Amy Grant, Ballroom with a Twist with talent from popular reality TV shows like American Idol, Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You can Dance? and a spectacular closing concert with Mandy Patinkin. The Pop Orchestra will also celebrate King of Pop, music of Michael Jackson and perform the music that made James Bond a mysterious man for fifty years. Other guest performances, thrilling themes and extravaganza of music can be enjoyed by attending the orchestra. Buy Cincinnati Pops tickets and enjoy the spectacular performance of best-seller, award-winner and world-renowned orchestra.
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