The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin Welcome Martin Short as Special Guest for Academy of Music 160th Anniversary Concert and Ball

(Philadelphia, December 20, 2016)—One of the most joyous highlights of the year for the Philadelphia area is the annual Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball. The Ball is a destination event for the entire region and beyond, and it has been embraced not just by Philadelphia’s civic leaders but also by the vibrant Young Friends of the Academy. In …

Caroline B. “Cackie” Rogers to Become Academy of Music Chair in Spring 2017

(Philadelphia, October 25, 2016)—Caroline B. “Cackie” Rogers has been unanimously elected vice chairman of the Academy of Music (AOM) Board of Trustees. Rogers will assume the role of chairman of the Board of Trustees in the spring of 2017, succeeding Adele Schaeffer, who has been the Academy’s chairman since 2013. “It is enormously gratifying to know that Cackie is taking …

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Welcome Steve Martin as Special Guest for the Academy of Music 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball

(Philadelphia, November 29, 2017)—For generations, the Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball has been one of Philadelphia’s most anticipated and memorable evenings of the year. On Saturday, January 27, 2018, supporters of the Academy of Music will be treated to a special concert featuring celebrated comedian, actor, and entertainer Steve Martin and The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Music Director …