Free Neighborhood Concert

Come in out of the heat and join us at the Kimmel Center! We will have a standby line if you didn’t reserve a ticket in advance and want to take a chance that there might be an open seat. Can’t make it? Watch the live stream!

Stéphane Denève - Conductor


Williams - Sound the Bells

Higdon - blue cathedral (with LiveNote)

Bernstein - Overture to Candide

Berlioz - "Dream of a Witches' Sabbath," from Symphonie fantastique

Ravel - La Valse (with LiveNote)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

6:30 pm Verizon Hall

Join us for a Free Neighborhood Concert in Verizon Hall, presented in partnership with the Kimmel Center, Inc.

Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève leads a program featuring works by Bernstein, Berlioz, and Ravel, which will be live-streamed on, continuing the Orchestra’s expansion of community offerings that take its musicians into the lives of music-lovers throughout the Philadelphia region, and across the globe.

This program will be LiveNote enabled, allowing audience members to access custom-created information about the performed musical works through the mobile app, which follows along with the music in real time, presenting musical, emotional, and historical highlights.

Join us for FREE pre- and post-show performances on the Commonwealth Plaza Stage! Come early, bring a picnic, and enjoy a memorable evening of live jazz, favorite Broadway tunes, and more fantastic free entertainment. 

Jeff Coon & Fran Prisco
4 PM Commonwealth Plaza

Join two of Philadelphia's favorite theater performers, Jeff Coon and Fran Prisco, for an afternoon of classic Broadway songs!

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5 PMCommonwealth Plaza

Minas blends Brazilian rhythms with American roots to create a sound that's both fresh and innovative.

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Shakera Jones
7:30 PM Commonwealth Plaza

Shakera Jones has developed a songwriting style all her own, winning audiences with her sultry voice, impressive range, personal lyrics and soul-influenced accompaniment.

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The concert is free but tickets are required, and are available beginning July 21, 2015, at 10 AM.

Please note that free tickets do not guarantee seating. Seating is general admission and first come, first served.

This concert is presented by Wells Fargo, in partnership with Kimmel Center, Inc.

This concert is presented by Wells Fargo, in partnership with Kimmel Center, Inc.

Watch Live at beginning July 30 at 6:30 PM