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The National Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming Events: Pops

2015-2016 Season

  • Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 8:00 PM

    Kendrick Lamar brings his unique brand of jazz-infused hip-hop to the NSO Pops for a one-night-only performance featuring some of Lamar's biggest hits and cuts from his lyrical masterpiece To Pimp a Butterfly.

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  • Oct. 23 - 24, 2015

    The NSO Pops plays a host of Americana hits, then welcomes critically acclaimed musician and beloved comedian Steve Martin with the Steep Canyon Rangers for a night of bluegrass tunes that'll have you singing and laughing all the way home.

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  • Nov. 27 - 28, 2015

    Spend Thanksgiving weekend with one ingenious little boy, two bumbling burglars, and more laughs than you can count! Celebrate the 25th anniversary of this feel-good holiday film on the big screen with John Williams's score played live.

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  • Dec. 10 - 12, 2015

    The von Trapps, of the famed Sound of Music family, join Broadway's Stephanie J. Block for an evening of Christmas classics & new holiday tunes. You may even get a glimpse of Santa!

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  • Feb. 26 - 27, 2016

    Broadway powerhouses Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe team up for a hit parade of contemporary musical theater tunes, including fresh favorites from The Last Five Years, Bonnie and Clyde, Bridges of Madison County, & more!

    On Sale 12/2/15

  • May 20 - 21, 2016

    With 25 years of R&B experience under their belts, the best-selling group Boyz II Men brings MotownPhilly to D.C. in an evening of smooth harmonies and award-winning No. 1 hits.

    On Sale 11/30/15

  • Jun. 17 - 18, 2016

    Celebrate the timeless music of George Gershwin, including selections from his opera Porgy and Bess, with Norm Lewis, Alicia Hall Moran, Jason Moran, Steven Reineke, and an acclaimed African American chorus.

    On Sale 11/30/15

All programs are subject to change.