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Defying Gravity: An Evening with Stephen Schwartz & Friends
From Godspell to Wicked and beyond...
About the Concert

Friday, September 22, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 23, 2023 | 7:30 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2023 | 2:00 pm
Cincinnati Music Hall

John Morris Russell, conductor
Stephen Schwartz, piano & host
Shaleah Adkisson, vocalist
Scott Coulter, vocalist
Debbie Gravitte, vocalist
Michael McCorry Rose, vocalist
John Boswell, piano

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Grammy and Oscar-winning composer and musical icon Stephen Schwartz joins conductor John Morris Russell and the Pops for performances of his exquisite songs, featuring selections from Pippin, Godspell, Pochahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Children of Eden, Wicked, and more.

Selections will be announced from the stage. 
There will be one 20-minute intermission.

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is grateful to Pops Season Sponsor PNC.