Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Helen Mirren - Speaker
Aida Garifullina - Soprano
The Rock School for Dance Education
Bojan Spassoff - Director
Keystone State Boychoir
Joseph Fitzmartin - Director
New Jersey Boychoir
Steven M. Fisher - Director
Smith - “The Star-Spangled Banner”
Holst - “Jupiter,” from The Planets
Bruch - Excerpts from Romance, for viola and orchestra
Gounod - “Je veux vivre,” from Romeo and Juliet
Tchaikovsky - Selections from The Nutcracker
Mendelssohn - Selections from Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Academy of Music
Celebrate the lush splendor of the home where The Philadelphia Orchestra first made its sound famous—the glorious “Grand Old Lady of Locust Street.” Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the brightest guest stars will dazzle you in a spectacular evening of music like no other, all staged as Philadelphia's party of the year.
Proceeds from the Anniversary Concert and Ball benefit the ongoing preservation and restoration of our beloved National Historic Landmark Building—the Academy of Music.
for more information on attending the Concert and Ball.
Aida Garifullina appears by kind permission of The Metropolitan Opera.