John Lithgow to Join Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra as Special Guest for the Academy of Music 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball

Fundraiser benefits the Academy of Music Restoration Fund and The Philadelphia Orchestra DECEMBER 30, 2019   (Philadelphia, December 30, 2019)—For decades the Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball has been among Philadelphia’s most highly anticipated charity events. On Saturday, January 25, 2020, acclaimed performer John Lithgow will join Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra to celebrate the 163rd anniversary of the Academy of Music, a national historic …

The Academy of Music Announces New Appointments and Details about the 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball

The Academy of Music Announces New Appointments and Details about the 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball Kate Allison elected to Board of Trustees 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball leadership announced “Grand Traditions, New Generations” chosen as theme   (Philadelphia, September 24, 2019)—The Academy of Music is pleased to announce the election of Kate Allison to its 16-member Board of Trustees …

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 …