Critical Acclaim for APO

BWW Interview: Broadway's Patrice Covington Shares Her Favorite '80s Songs in Advance of Friday's American Pops Orchestra Concert, Apr 5, 2017   |   Read the full review

Review: ‘Cinderella: A Magical, Musical Tale’ at The American Pops Orchestra

“This is what theater is all about and it was my dream when I started DCMetroTheaterArts 5 years ago-to see a venue filled with parents and kids laughing and clapping and having a great time together. And maybe these kids will ask their parents to take to the theater or a concert again and again. Fingers crossed. “

DC Metro Theater Arts, Mar 16, 2017   |   Read the full review

Don't Rain On My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand

“Clearly, Barbra’s in a class by herself, but the talented vocalists celebrating her standards that night were a bright, beautiful way to honor a woman who has contributed so much to the soundtrack of our lives. “

Edge Media Network, Jan 17, 2017   |   Read the full review

The American Pops Orchestra Sings a Joyful Tribute to STREISAND

“Dynamic is a great word to use. The new orchestra, under exceptional leadership from Maestro Frazier is pushing the boundaries of traditional pops orchestras and breathing new life into cherished favorites.”, Jan 17, 2017   |   Read the full review

I’ll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story

DC Metro Theater Arts, May 9, 2016   |   Read the full review

Make Someone Happy: A 60’s Cocktail Party

“In a nutshell, The American Pops Orchestra’s cocktail party was frothy, fizzy, unequivocally delightful thanks in large measure, of course, to designated driver Luke Frazier.”

DC Metro Theater Arts, May 9, 2016   |   Read the full review

Piaf: A Centennial Celebration

“As much as any individual singer, what warmed the evening was the sumptuous lilt of the 15-piece American Pops Orchestra, conducted by Luke Frazier.”

New York Times, December 20, 2015   |   Read the full review

Stairway to Paradise: A Gershwin Spectacular

“The American Pops Orchestra brought a fresh perspective to the American Songbook in its inaugural DC concert.”

DC Metro Theater Arts, October 20, 2015   |   Read the full review

A Broadway Christmas

“What a gorgeous, festive evening The American Pops, under the direction and the quietly flowing baton of Luke S. Frazier, gave the Lisner audience last night with their entertaining and joyful A Broadway Christmas.”

DC Metro Theater Arts, December 17, 2015