The 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball

Join us for Philadelphia’s most fabulous party of the year—the annual Anniversary Concert and Ball, a spectacular white-tie event with star-studded performances, dining, and dancing, all supporting an iconic historic landmark.

 

The 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball

Join us for Philadelphia’s most fabulous party of the year—the annual Anniversary Concert and Ball, a spectacular white-tie event with star-studded performances, dining, and dancing, all supporting an iconic historic landmark.

 

Saturday,
January 26,
2019

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director & Conductor

Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball will be available September 20, 2018. Once tickets are released they can be purchased online here or by calling the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978.

If you have any questions, please contact the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office between 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday,
January 26,
2019

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director & Conductor

Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball are on sale now and may be purchased online or by calling the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978.

BUY TICKETS

Saturday,
January 26,
2019

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director & Conductor

Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball will be available September 20, 2018. Once tickets are released they can be purchased online here or by calling the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978.

If you have any questions, please contact the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office between 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday
January 26
2019

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director & Conductor

Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball will be available September 20, 2018. Once tickets are released they can be purchased online here or by calling the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978.

If you have any questions, please contact the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office between 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is an inspired leader of The Philadelphia Orchestra. His highly collaborative style, deeply rooted musical curiosity, and boundless enthusiasm, paired with a fresh approach to orchestral programming, have been heralded by critics and audiences alike. The New York Times has called him “phenomenal,” adding that under his baton, “the ensemble, famous for its glowing strings and homogenous richness, has never sounded better.”

Read Yannick’s Complete Bio Here

Special Guest Name

Special Guest Artist

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Conductor

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is an inspired leader of The Philadelphia Orchestra. His highly collaborative style, deeply rooted musical curiosity, and boundless enthusiasm, paired with a fresh approach to orchestral programming, have been heralded by critics and audiences alike. The New York Times has called him “phenomenal,” adding that under his baton, “the ensemble, famous for its glowing strings and homogenous richness, has never sounded better.”

Read Yannick’s Complete Bio Here

Steve Martin

Special Guest Artist

Steve Martin is one of the most acclaimed and beloved talents in entertainment. His work has earned numerous honors, including an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. Many of Martin’s films are considered modern classics, including The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, and Father of the Bride. As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty; the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile; a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel; a best-selling novella, Shopgirl; and his memoir Born Standing Up. His latest play, Meteor Shower, is currently on Broadway in a production starring Emmy Award winner Amy Schumer, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, and Jeremy Shamos, and directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks.

Thank You To All Who Attended Last Year’s Anniversary Concert and Ball

Thank You To All Who Attended Last Year’s Anniversary Concert and Ball

Join Us This Year
Saturday, January 27, 2018

Tickets for the Anniversary Concert and Ball are on sale now and may be purchased online or by calling the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978.

PURCHASE TICKETS

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
James Alexander, Anniversary Concert Creative Director

Pre – Concert
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

 
 

162nd Anniversary
Concert and Ball

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads our renowned Fabulous Philadelphians in a one-of-a-kind performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2018 and will join an illustrious list of artists including: Steve Martin, Martin Short, Al Pacino, Jill Scott, Billy Joel, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Hugh Jackman, Diana Krall, James Taylor, Renée Fleming, and Paul Simon.

Following the performance, guests proceed to the historic Bellevue Hotel for an evening of dinner, dancing, and more live entertainment.

162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball

On Saturday, January 26, 2019, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads our renowned Fabulous Philadelphians in a one-of-a-kind performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2018 and will join an illustrious list of artists including: Steve Martin, Martin Short, Al Pacino, Jill Scott, Billy Joel, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Hugh Jackman, Diana Krall, James Taylor, Renée Fleming, and Paul Simon.

Following the performance, guests proceed to the historic Bellevue Hotel for an evening of dinner, dancing, and more live entertainment.

 

A Timeless Event

Walking into the Academy of Music on the fourth Saturday in January, surrounded by the original chandeliers, marble floors, and gilded interior, is like taking a step over 160 years into the past. Experience the same wonder and delight as the first guests of the building’s opening night gala in 1857. The Academy is lovingly preserved, thanks to the generosity of donors celebrating her birthday at the Anniversary Concert and Ball each year. 

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A Timeless Event

Walking into the Academy of Music on the fourth Saturday in January, surrounded by the original chandeliers, marble floors, and gilded interior, is like taking a step over 160 years into the past. Experience the same wonder and delight as the first guests of the building’s opening night gala in 1857. The Academy is lovingly preserved, thanks to the generosity of donors celebrating her birthday at the Anniversary Concert and Ball each year. 

VIEW GALLERY
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