The Minneapolis Pops Orchestra
The mission of the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra is to bring the power and pleasure of live orchestra concerts performed by professional musicians to the Twin Cities community, free of charge.
This year marks our 68th Year of Public Performance!
Since 1950 the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra has been making a difference in the community by offering summertime concerts at Lake Harriet and other park locations. Check the events calendar for details. Learn More About The Pops
Free Concerts for Seniors
Each year the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra presents free concerts for seniors at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. Seniors Concerts Info
Forty-five student musicians from local high schools will join the professional musicians of the Pops Orchestra to play a side-by-side concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. Kids Play Info
New Orchestral Repertoire Project
New Orchestral Repertoire Project (NORP) seeks to identify new orchestral works that have been premiered and are worthy additions to the standard repertoire, but have not received large numbers of additional performances. Learn More
Hops for Pops
Thank you to all who supported the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra’s inaugural Hops for Pops fundraiser! We look forward to continuing this tradition next year.
Hops for Pops Major Supporters:
Check out photos from Minneapolis Pops Orchestra performances at Lake Harriet Bandshell and Nicollet Island Pavilion. View Photo Gallery
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