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Cincinnati Pops Presents New Year’s Eve with the music of Ella Fitzgerald
December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cincinnati Music Hall$25 – $115
Photo of Capathia Jenkins provided by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Ring in 2020 with the unforgettable music of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra at the Cincinnati Pops New Year’s Eve Performance!
Plan on a lot of heart and soul with the music of legends brilliantly brought to life by your Cincinnati Pops and favorite guest artists Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare (vocalist and pianist).
“Come fly away” to an amazing evening to remember. Damon Gumpton will be the guest conductor. Pop the champagne and enjoy the gorgeous and festive atmosphere at the Cincinnati Pops New Year’s Eve Performance!
Ticket prices for this event are $25 – $115 and can be purchased online. Receive a $20 discount when you purchase youth tickets. The discount will be added once you put the ticket in your cart. This performance is 1 hour and 45 minutes with intermission. The concert will end at 10 p.m. so you can also make your way to other parties before the ball drops.
Where should I park at Music Hall?
There are several parking options surrounding Music Hall. A 450-space underground parking garage at Washington Park is located directly across Elm Street from the front doors of the venue. This convenient parking garage also has handicapped parking and elevators.
A surface parking lot between Music Hall and Memorial Hall is accessible from Elm Street and Central Parkway. Convenient parking is also available at the Town Center Parking (CET) Garage on Central Parkway. Pay-on-entry parking is $5-$10 for special events at all nearby lots. For more information about parking at Music Hall, call 513-744-3344.
An active concert artist, Ms. Jenkins has appeared with orchestras around the world including the Cleveland Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony (with Marvin Hamlisch), National Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Utah Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Memphis Symphony, Nashville Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Kansas City Symphony, San Diego Symphony and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.
She was a soloist with the Festival Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. In 2011 Capathia had the great honor of performing in the ‘Broadway Ambassadors to Cuba’ concert as part of the Festival De Teatro De La Habana. Ms. Jenkins was a guest soloist with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops and with the Cincinnati Pops.
Her Television credits include 30 Rock, the Practice, Law & Order SVU, the Sopranos, Law & Order. She can be seen in the 2012 film ‘Musical Chairs’ directed by Susan Seidelman. She can be heard on the following film soundtracks: Nine, Chicago, Legally Blonde 2.
About Damon Gumpton
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Damon Gupton served as an American Conducting Fellow of the Houston Symphony and held the post of assistant conductor of the Kansas City Symphony. His conducting appearances include the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Detroit Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Baltimore Symphony.
He has also performed with the Cincinnati Pops, National Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, Florida Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, NHK Orchestra of Tokyo, Orquesta Filarmonica de UNAM, Charlottesville Symphony, Brass Band of Battle Creek, New York University Steinhardt Orchestra, Kinhaven Music School Orchestra, Vermont Music Festival Orchestra, Michigan Youth Arts Festival Honors Orchestra and Sphinx Symphony as part of the 12th annual Sphinx Competition.
He led the Sphinx Chamber Orchestra on two national tours with performances at Carnegie Hall and conducted the finals of the Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition. Musical collaborations include work with Marcus Miller, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Common, Leslie Odom Jr., Byron Stripling, Tony DeSare, The Midtown Men, Kenn Hicks, Kathleen Battle and Jamie Cullum.