The 161st 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 27
2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Steve Martin, Special Guest Artist
James Alexander,  Anniversary Concert Creative Director

Pre – Concert
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

The Academy of Music 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball is currently sold out. Inventory changes daily, so please check back for updates.

If you have any questions, please call the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978. The Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office is open from 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

TICKETS – SOLD OUT

Saturday
January 27
2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Steve Martin, Special Guest Artist
James Alexander,  Anniversary Concert Creative Director

Pre – Concert
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

The Academy of Music 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball is currently sold out. Inventory changes daily, so please check back for updates. If you have any questions, please call the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978. The Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office is open from 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

TICKETS – SOLD OUT

Saturday
January 27
2018

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Steve Martin, Special Guest Artist
James Alexander,  Anniversary Concert Creative Director

Pre – Concert
5:00PM – 6:30PM

Concert
7:00PM – 8:30PM

Dinner & Ball
9:00PM – 2:00AM

The Academy of Music 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball is currently sold out. Inventory changes daily, so please check back for updates.

If you have any questions, please call the Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at 215.893.1978. The Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office is open from 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday.

TICKETS – SOLD OUT

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.

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

 
 

161st Anniversary
Concert and Ball

For the 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball on Saturday, January 27, 2018, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads our renown Philadelphians in performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2017 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, and Paul Simon.

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

161st Anniversary Concert and Ball

For the 161st Anniversary Concert and Ball on Saturday, January 27, 2018, Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads our renown Philadelphians in performance. The special guest will be announced in Fall 2017 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, and Paul Simon.

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

 

A Timeless Event

When you walk into the Academy of Music, you will share in the experience of opening night guests from 160 years ago. You will walk on the same marble floors, lit by the original chandeliers and view the same opulent, gilded interior, all plush red velvet and gold. The Academy is lovingly preserved, thanks to the generosity of donors celebrating her birthday at the Anniversary Concert and Ball each year.

VIEW GALLERY
 

A Timeless Event

When you walk into the Academy of Music, you will share in the experience of opening night guests from 160 years ago. You will walk on the same marble floors, lit by the original chandeliers and view the same opulent, gilded interior, all plush red velvet and gold. 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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