2022–2023 Season | The Philly Pops

2022–2023 Season

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!

Ella & Louis Sing Porgy and Bess & More!

Feb 17-19, 2023
Rickey Minor, Conductor

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! 

Past Events

POPS Rocks The Music of the Moody Blues

Sep 16-18, 2022
Michael Krajewski, Conductor

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

Get Up, Stand Up

Nov 18-20, 2022
David Charles Abell, Conductor

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.”