2022–2023 Season | The Philly Pops
 

Get Up, Stand Up: An Encyclopedia of Soul

Feb 17-19, 2023
David Charles Abell, Conductor

NEW DATES - Due to an artist schedule conflict, GET UP, STAND UP: An Encyclopedia of Soul has been postponed to FEB 17-19, 2023!

America’s trademark rhythm and blues covered by an unforgettable talent! Hamilton star Joshua Henry made his POPS debut on July 3, 2021, with electric takes on “Feeling Good” and “Uptown Funk.”   

A Philly POPS Christmas: Spectacular Sounds of the Season

Dec 3-17, 2022
David Charles Abell, Conductor

Celebrate the season with the POPS! Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez returns for her fourth Christmas with the POPS, joined by Broadway sensation and small-screen heartthrob Jordan Donica!

POSTPONED: Ella & Louis Sing Porgy and Bess & More!

Feb 17-19, 2023
Rickey Minor, Conductor

POSTPONED- Due to an artist schedule conflict, ELLA & LOUIS SING Porgy and Bess & More! has been postponed! Our team at the office is working diligently to quickly identify a new date for this show.

Back from his memorable interpretation of Sinatra at the Sands, mega-award-winning conductor and music director Rickey Minor brings the final of Ella and Louis’ legendary albums to the POPS.  

POPS Rocks Paul Simon, James Taylor & Billy Joel

Mar 24-26, 2023
David Charles Abell, Conductor

Michael Cavanaugh and his electrifying band join the POPS, the world’s biggest rock orchestra, in showcasing the hits of Paul Simon, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, and more!  

A Sondheim Celebration

Apr 21-23, 2023
David Charles Abell, Conductor

Stephen Sondheim famously began his career as lyricist for West Side Story, in collaboration with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins. He went on to compose the incomparable music of A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Follies, Company, and Sweeney Todd.  

POPS Rocks Hollywood: Bohemian Rhapsody, Rock of Ages & Tommy

May 19-21, 2023
Stuart Chafetz, Conductor

Our favorite conductor/drummer Stuart Chafetz is back! And this time, he’s bringing a list of the best tunes from the best movies ever made about his favorite topic, rock! 

Star Wars: A Galaxy of Music

Star Wars
Jun 23-25, 2023
David Charles Abell, Conductor

The force is strong with this one! The Philly POPS sets course for a galaxy far, far away with the music that changed cinema forever! Join the Rebellion and come in costume as your favorite character to hear the 65-piece Philly POPS orchestra performing the iconic soundtracks as they were recorded.

Past Events

POPS ROCKS The Music of the Moody Blues GO NOW!

Sep 16-18, 2022
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Experience the magic of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Moody Blues!