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Free College Concert

Every year, a free concert just for college students kicks off The Philadelphia Orchestra's eZseatU program, where thousands of students fill Verizon Hall to experience the famous Philadelphia Sound. A post-concert party in the Kimmel Center lobby with free food and more live music completes this festive night!

 

Past Events

Eighth Annual Free College Concert


OCT
20
 

 

You must present a valid full-time student ID at the concert, as well as your printed ticket in order to be admitted into the concert.

FREE College Concert

Tuesday, October 20 8 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

7:00 PM: Festivities in the Kimmel Center begin. Early arrival is strongly advised
8:00 PM: Concert begins in Verizon Hall
Post-concert party in the Kimmel Center lobby

Donald Runnicles Conductor
Johannes Moser Cello

Elgar Cello Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No. 8

Additional generous support is provided by the Amy P. Goldman Foundation.

LiveNote, the Orchestra's interactive concert guide for mobile devices, will be enabled at this concert.

 

Seventh Annual Free College Concert

OCT
14
 

 

You must present a valid full-time student ID at the concert, as well as your printed ticket in order to be admitted into the concert. There is a 4 ticket limit per transaction.

FREE College Concert

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Pre-concert festivities in the Kimmel Center will begin at 7 PM. Early arrival is strongly advised.

Lio Kuokman Conductor
Carol Jantsch Tuba

Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol
Bernstein Symphonic Dances from
     West Side Story
Daugherty Excerpts from Reflections on the Mississippi,
     for tuba and orchestra
Higdon blue cathedral
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

LiveNote, the Orchestra's interactive concert guide for mobile devices, will be enabled at this concert.

 

Sixth Annual Free College Concert

OCT
15
 

FREE College
Concert

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 8 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Cristian Măcelaru Conductor
Won Suk Lee Marimba

Tchaikovsky Polonaise, from Eugene Onegin
Strauss Don Juan
Abe Prism Rhapsody, for marimba and orchestra
Falla Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat
Ravel Bolero

Fifth Annual Free College Concert

Thursday, October 11, 2012 8 PM
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 

Cristian Măcelaru Conductor
Carol Jantsch Tuba

Liszt Les Préludes
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 (performed on tuba)
Karim Al-Zand City Scenes: Three Urban Dances for Orchestra
Prokofiev Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet

POST-CONCERT PARTY

Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza
Complimentary food, drinks, and more live music!

 

Visit our Facebook page to view photos of last year's Free College Concert event.