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20th Anniversary Commemorative Program Book

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20th Anniversary Season Subscriptions
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If you haven’t enjoyed a Cleveland POPS Orchestra subscription before, this is the year to give it a try. You will not only receive our lowest subscription price ever, but we have added a list of exclusive benefits (listed below) that will increase your enjoyment of a complete Cleveland POPS concert experience.

I am pleased to tell you about our 2015-2016 20th Anniversary Season, which promises to be both entertaining and engaging, bringing you the music that you love. We will be presenting a wonderful variety of themes, featuring your Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Chorus, with dynamic guest artists. This year’s menu will include a musical tribute to The Big Bands, the music of Gershwin, John Williams, and Rodgers and Hammerstein, plus our spectacular Holiday, New Year’s Eve, and Armed Forces Concerts.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Big Bands and All That Jazz

Severance Hall

Tickets: $29 to $89

The POPS pay tribute to the all-American Big Band Era—the music that made the whole world swing, and still does today. The concert features the Cleveland POPS Orchestra with popular jazz vocalist Barbara Knight, Jack Schantz on trumpet, Jim Rupp on drums, Rock Wehrmann on piano, and trombonist/arranger Paul Ferguson.

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Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Happy Holidays!

Connor Palace Theatre

Tickets: Starting at $12

Let the merry bells, and horns, and strings, and flutes, and drums of the Cleveland POPS Orchestra bring a sparkle of magic to the most wonderful season of all. The POPS Chorus and guest artists will add to the festivities, as will the fun activities in the Connor Palace Lobby. Adorable, adoptable pets from local rescue shelters, along with a visit from jolly old Santa Claus, add to this beloved annual Sunday Matinee Yuletide Celebration.

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Family Concert

Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 9:00 pm

20th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Severance Hall

Tickets: $46 to $112

The popular vocalist Connor Bogart O’Brien brings his exciting performance to the POPS’ Severance Hall stage in a Broadway Revue. Then party with two bands (both jazz and rock) right into 2016. Enjoy cash bars and a fabulous balloon drop at midnight. Don’t miss the best New Year’s Eve Party in Cleveland!

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Special Event

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 8:00 pm

The Genius of John Williams

Severance Hall

Tickets: $29 to $89

In the span of six decades, John Williams composed some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history. In this concert, you will enjoy many of your favorites. The variety of Williams’ compositions in this concert will thrill you with their beauty, depth and originality, giving new insight into his true genius.

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Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Rodgers and Hammerstein

Severance Hall

Tickets: $29 to $89

You’ll always leave a Rodgers and Hammerstein concert humming and whistling those tuneful melodies that came from the hearts and minds of the two greatest composers of musical theatre. The Cleveland POPS Orchestra and Chorus with guest vocalists bring the R&H legacy to life for you.

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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:00 pm

An Evening of Gershwin

Severance Hall

Tickets: $20 to $89

Brilliant pianist Richard Glazier is a leading Gershwin historian. His many concerts and appearances on television attest to the high level of insight he will bring to you on the impact George and Ira have on America’s popular songs and classics such as Rhapsody in Blue, Porgy and Bess – and so very much more!

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Friday, May 27, 2016 - 8:00 pm

An American Salute

Severance Hall

Tickets: $20 to $89

This will be the 16th celebration of The POPS’ annual patriotic classic. Be prepared for the best of military-inspired music and pageantry, magnificently expressed by Cleveland POPS Orchestra, Chorus and guest artists.

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Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00 pm

The Name is Bond…James Bond!

Severance Hall

Tickets: TBA

For over five decades, the movie adventures of Ian Fleming’s Agent 007 have been accompanied by beautiful girls and exciting musical themes by extraordinary composers. Relive those unforgettable musical memories with Carl Topilow and the Cleveland POPS—also featuring star of Broadway, TV and movies: singer/actor/comedienne Rachel York.

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Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Let the Merry Bells Keep Ringing

Connor Palace Theater

Tickets: 216-241-6000

Let the merry bells, and horns, and strings, and flutes, and drums of the Cleveland POPS Orchestra bring a sparkle of magic to the most wonderful season of all. The POPS Chorus and guest artists will add to the festivities, as will the fun activities in the Connor Palace Lobby. Adorable, adoptable pets from local rescue shelters, along with a visit from jolly old Santa Claus, adds to this beloved annual Sunday Matinee Yuletide Celebration.

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Family Concert

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 9:00 pm

21st Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

Severance Hall

Tickets: 216-765-7677

“Melinda Doolittle’s powerful voice and engaging presence will bring the house down… Whenever she takes the stage, you can bet the show is about to go to the next level.” Hailed by critics nationwide, Ms. Doolittle is called one of the most exciting and talented young vocal artists in America. She emerged into national recognition after being one of the winners in season six of American Idol. Melinda quickly became the sweetheart of the popular television show, capturing the hearts of all with her stunning powerhouse vocals and her personal charm.

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Special Event

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance!

Severance Hall

Tickets: TBA

Featuring the talents of songstress Joan Ellison (the songs of Judy Garland), along with dancers from the acclaimed NEOS Dance Theatre. You’ll be singing and dancing to this evening of American standards that defined the golden era of movie musicals.

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00 pm

I Love a Piano

Severance Hall

Tickets: TBA

Catch a rising star—Tony DeSare! Tony has taken the entertainment world by storm as a critically acclaimed singer, pianist and award-winning composer. A major star in the making, DeSare delivers on old and new pop and jazz standards with the smooth virtuosity of Sinatra, Tormé, Bublé, and Billy Joel all rolled into one.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm

And the Tony Goes To…

Severance Hall

Tickets: TBA

The official Tony Awards for Best Musical have been given out since 1949 and boast recognition for the finest achievements in live Broadway musical theatre. Carl Topilow and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and Chorus, with Broadway’s award-winning singers Christiane Noll and Hugh Panero, will shine the spotlight on the best of the best.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm

An American Salute

Severance Hall

Tickets: TBA

This will be the 16th celebration of The POPS’ annual patriotic classic. Be prepared for the best of military-inspired music and pageantry, magnificently expressed by Cleveland POPS Orchestra, Chorus, and guest artists.

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Cleveland Pops Orchestra First-Time Subscribers Save 50%

First-time subscribers save 50%…with big benefits!

  • Your own reserved seats await at every subscription concert, with first choice to retain or improve your seating with each new season.
  • Receive free tickets to every pre-concert lecture given by conductor Carl Topilow and guest artists. It’s great fun!
  • Purchase tickets to our New Year’s Eve Concert & Dance at a subscriber discount (New Year’s Eve tickets must be purchased when you order your series subscriptions, not at a later time).
  • Receive invitations to exclusive subscribers-only special events, receptions and other enjoyable activities throughout the season, with opportunities to meet and interact with conductor Carl Topilow, our musicians and guest artists.

“Priority Advantage” Awards Program Exclusively for Subscribers

As a Cleveland POPS Orchestra Season Subscriber, we will provide you with the very best patron experience possible. That is why we are happy to announce our “Priority Advantage” Awards Program, your passport to special promotions, ticket exchanges and other benefits provided exclusively to our valued subscribers, including:

  • Priority hotline number
  • Fee-free ticket exchange service
  • Membership card
  • Automatic membership
  • Your own choice seats
  • Free admission to subscriber-only pre-concert lectures
  • Exclusive subscriber-only receptions and special events
  • After-concert discounts at Nighttown

If you need help or have questions about tickets or seating, call Rodney Pew at the Cleveland Pops office:

216 765-7677


Bring Your Group to Cleveland Pops and Save

Groups of 20 or more receive 20% off the regular price of tickets to both Severance Hall and Palace Theatre Performances (25% off for seniors and students).

It’s easy! Just call Rodney Pew at (216) 765-POPS. Call soon for best seating choices. Your tickets will be held now, with payment in full due six weeks before the concert.