The 163rd 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 163rd 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 25,
2020

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor

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

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

The Bellevue Hotel
Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 163nd Anniversary Concert and Ball can be purchased online 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 at 215.893.1978. Office hours are 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

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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.

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Saturday
January 25,
2020

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor

REQUEST AN INVITATION
Academy of Music
Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

The Bellevue Hotel
Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 163nd Anniversary Concert and Ball can be purchased online 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 at 215.893.1978. Office hours are 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Saturday
January 25,
2020

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor

BUY TICKETS
Academy of Music
Chairman’s Pre – Concert Reception
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Anniversary Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

The Bellevue Hotel
Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

Tickets for the 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball will go on sale Fall of 2019. 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.

Anniversary Concert And Ball Packages

Ticket prices for the Anniversary Concert and Ball are determined by the patron’s desired concert seating. The levels and options available for purchase are listed below:

Parquet Box and Balcony Box
  1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $2,125 per seat ($1,701 tax-deductible per seat
  2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,950 per seat ($1,631 tax-deductible per seat)
Parquet and First Row of Parquet Circle
  1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,500 per seat ($1,097 tax-deductible per seat)
  2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,325 per seat ($1,027 tax-deductible per seat)
Balcony Loge
  1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,300 per seat ($888 tax-deductible per seat)
  2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,125 per seat ($818 tax-deductible per seat)
Balance of Parquet Circle
  1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,200 per seat ($815 tax-deductible per seat)
  2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,025 per seat ($745 tax-deductible per seat)
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    First Row of Balcony
    1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $1,050 per seat ($654 tax-deductible per seat)
    2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $875 per seat ($584 tax-deductible per seat)
    Balance of Balcony
    1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $700 per seat ($321 tax-deductible per seat)
    2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $525 per seat ($251 tax-deductible per seat)
    Family Circle
    1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $625 per seat ($268 tax-deductible per seat)
    2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $450 per seat ($198 tax-deductible per seat)
    Young Friends
    All Young Friend Attendees must be 40 years old or younger on the day of the Anniversary Concert and Ball. Any patron attending as a Young Friend Attendee may be asked to provide proof of eligibility.
    1. Pre-Concert Reception, Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $475 per seat ($118 tax-deductible per seat)
    2. Concert, Dinner, and Ball; $350 per seat ($98 tax-deductible per seat)
     

    The Restoration Office will seat Underwriters and individual ticket holders by sponsorship and ticket level purchases.  Ball seating is administered by request via the reservation form, or by calling or emailing Restoration Fund Office Senior Director Claire Allamby at 215.893.1941 or callamby@philorch.org. Event Committee Co-Chairmen, Advisory Committee Members, and Academy Trustees assist in the entire seating process, which begins the first week of November.

    Please note that the Chairman’s Pre-Concert Reception has limited capacity and does sell out.

    Donor advised funds cannot be used to purchase tickets to this event.

    Tickets for the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball can be purchased online 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 at 215.893.1978. Office hours are 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

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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

    Helen Mirren

    Special Guest

    Helen Mirren has won an Oscar®, Emmy, SAG Award, Tony, multiple BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe, as international recognition for her work on stage, screen and television. For her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 of “The Queen,” she received an Academy Award®, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actress. She was also named Best Actress by virtually every critic’s organization from Los Angeles to London. In 2014 she was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship for her outstanding career in film.  In 2018 she was honored with the Chaplin Gala career achievement recognition from The Film Society at Lincoln Center in New York.

     

    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

    Helen Mirren

    Special Guest

    Helen Mirren has won an Oscar®, Emmy, SAG Award, Tony, multiple BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe, as international recognition for her work on stage, screen and television. For her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 of “The Queen,” she received an Academy Award®, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actress. She was also named Best Actress by virtually every critic’s organization from Los Angeles to London. In 2014 she was honored with the BAFTA Fellowship for her outstanding career in film.  In 2018 she was honored with the Chaplin Gala career achievement recognition from The Film Society at Lincoln Center in New York.

    Dance Orchestras

    Grand Ballroom
    The Starlight Orchestra Featuring Valerie Romanoff

    Red and Clover
    EBE Paris

    State Drawing Room
    George Corrigan and the Sugarfoot Farm All-Stars

    Rose Garden
    The Ward Marston Dance Orchestra

    XIX Café
    Orlando and Patricia from Minas

    XIX Restaurant
    Heath Allen & Philly Musette

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

    Thank you to all Underwriters and Attendees who helped celebrate the Academy of Music’s birthday at the 162nd Anniversary Concert and Ball on January 26, 2019!

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    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

     
     

    163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball

    For the 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball on Saturday, January 25, 2020, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the renowned Fabulous Philadelphians in a spectacular performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2019 and will join an illustrious list of artists including; Al Pacino, Billy Joel, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Jill Scott, Hugh Jackman, Diana Krall, James Taylor, Renée Fleming, Paul Simon and Dame Helen Mirren. 

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

    163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball

    For the 163rd Anniversary Concert and Ball on Saturday, January 25, 2020, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin will lead the renowned Fabulous Philadelphians in a spectacular performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2019 and will join an illustrious list of artists including; Al Pacino, Billy Joel, Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Jill Scott, Hugh Jackman, Diana Krall, James Taylor, Renée Fleming, Paul Simon and Dame Helen Mirren. 

    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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