Cleveland Pops Orchestra kicks off the holiday season

Fox 8’s own Wayne Dawson read ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ over the weekend with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra kicking off the holiday season.

Cleveland Pops: “A Salute to John Williams” (Nov. 12)

“And now for the two notes that changed the course of music history.” Conductor Carl Topilow was half-joking in his introduction to the “Shark Theme” from Jaws, just one of many recognizable movie moments from the Cleveland Pops Orchestra’s “Salute to John Williams” on November 12. But he was also hinting at the composer’s influential, all-too-easy-to-imitate […]

Chamber, choral, and new music return in a big way: 2021-22 classical music preview

The very existence of this Fall preview section should bring joy to any classical music lover’s heart. After months of occasional, scattered events, many of them outdoors, there now are enough traditional concerts on the books by groups all over Northeast Ohio to compile an entire catalog looking forward as far as May.

Auditions: Fourth Horn

The Cleveland Pops Orchestra is holding virtual auditions for a one year position for fourth horn for this coming season.  Please send a standard solo of your choice and two contrasting excepts.  Please submit your materials no later than October 29nd to personnel manager Brianna Ferris at