Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Harmony Zhu - Piano
Berlioz - Le Corsaire Overture
Beethoven - First movement from Piano Concerto No. 1
Gershwin - An American in Paris
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Surprise! Join us for a Free PopUP Concert on Tuesday, February 28, at 6:30 PM at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall. Tickets will be made available on our website beginning at noon on Monday, February 27. Seating will be general admission and is first-come, first-served.
Come to the Kimmel Center early! The festivities begin with an interactive ConductUs at 5:00 PM in Commonwealth Plaza. Make your conducting debut with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra's string sections with the help of Assistant Conductor Kensho Watanabe. One lucky participant of the ConductUs will lead the full Orchestra onstage in Verizon Hall at the close of the concert.
Yannick will lead the Orchestra in a family-friendly program featuring classical favorites by Gershwin and Berlioz. Joining the Orchestra will be piano prodigy and Philadelphia Orchestra Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition Winner Harmony Zhu, who will perform the first movement from Beethoven's First Piano Concerto.
Please note: Reserving a ticket does not guarantee admittance into the concert.