POPS concerts, sponsored by Capital BlueCross, are performed at the Forum. There are four POPS concerts throughout the season, and each concert is performed twice – Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM. The POPS series brings contemporary, popular works to the symphony.

Tickets to 2018/19 POPS Concerts are only available as part of a subscription packet at this point. Tickets to individual concerts go on sale 10 AM, Saturday, September 5th.

sponsored by

Capital BlueCross

Oct 27-28, 2018

Tango Caliente

We transform the Forum stage into a sizzling hot dance floor as we open our Pops season with a program of fiery tango classics performed by award-winning dancers from Argentina, singer Camille Zamora and internationally-acclaimed bandoneón artist, Hector Del Curto.

Jan 26-27, 2019

Tribute to Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber

In January we salute the two most successful Broadway composers of the past 50 yrs. Three star vocalists with multiple Broadway credits join with Stuart and the HSO to sing favorite songs from megahit shows like Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Jesus Christ Superstar and Phantom of the Opera!

Mar 2-3, 2019

Denzal Sinclaire Sings the Nat King Cole Songbook

The year 2019 marks the 100th birthday year for the immortal Nat King Cole. We celebrate by bringing vocalist Denzal Sinclaire to Harrisburg to sing the legendary singer’s biggest hits. Close your eyes and you’ll think it’s Nat himself! An “Unforgettable” evening…

April 27-28, 2019

From Swing to Rock: Benny, Elvis and Jerry Lee with Dave Bennett

Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist phenom Dave Bennett brings his high-energy band to town to trace the “roots of pop,” beginning with the swing era and moving through Rockabilly, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, the Beatles, and other genre-defining stars of the era. A trip down memory lane…


Dee Daniels brings to the Forum stage a century of Swing hits and timeless standards performed and recorded by legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Bessie Smith, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, and Sarah Vaughan.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $17 - $94

Celebrate Mother’s Day with family and music! The Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Youth String Orchestra perform orchestral favorites under the direction of Maestros Gregory Woodbridge and Krista Kriel.

3 PM, the Forum

Our May Masterworks features a brand new harp concerto by the popular Pulitzer Prize-winner, Jennifer Higdon. A famous orchestral excerpt from Wagner’s Götterdämmerung opens the program and we end our season with Tchaikovsky’s blazing 4th Symphony.

Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 3 PM, The Forum
Tickets: $18 - $87
Concert Sponsor: The Hall Foundation

Oct 06-07, 2018