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.

Join us at our 70th Season Platinum Preview Party on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 from 6-8:30pm at the Edina Country Club. Arrive in cocktail attire and enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres,and exclusive season preview. $75 per person to support The Pops. Buy Tickets Here

This year marks our 70th 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

Lynn Erickson at a seniors concert with the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra

Kids Play!

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. Look for NORP to return in the future!  Learn More


Minneapolis Pops OrchestraPhoto Gallery

Check out photos from Minneapolis Pops Orchestra performances at Lake Harriet Bandshell and Nicollet Island Pavilion. View Photo Gallery

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