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Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be rededicated as Marian Anderson Hall, home of The Philadelphia Orchestra

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Favorites from The Nutcracker


December 18, 2021, 11:30 AM ET –
December 25, 2021, 11:00 PM ET


Please note: Digital Stage concerts begin with a 

performance premiere, followed by on-demand 

access for one week.

Performance Details

Digital Stage

Erina Yashima Conductor
Charlotte Blake Alston Narrator
Patrice Hawthorne Vocalist
The Rock School for Dance Education
Bojan and Stephanie Spassoff Directors

Humperdinck “Crackle Waltz,” from Hansel and Gretel
Tchaikovsky Selections from The Nutcracker
Various Medley of Christmas Favorites

Celebrated storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston, students from the Rock School for Dance Education, and Your Philadelphia Orchestra perform selections from Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet The Nutcracker. After waltzing with the flowers and dancing with the sugar plum fairies, join the Orchestra in a sing-along to a medley of Christmas favorites.

Celebrate the season with Your Philadelphia Orchestra, in this performance featuring timeless holiday favorites.

Digital Stage


Lead support for the Digital Stage is provided by:

Claudia and Richard Balderston
Elaine W. Camarda and A. Morris Williams, Jr.
The CHG Charitable Trust
Edith R. Dixon
Innisfree Foundation
Gretchen and M. Roy Jackson
Dr. Richard M. Klein
Neal W. Krouse
John H. McFadden and Lisa D. Kabnick
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Leslie A. Miller and Richard B. Worley
Ralph and Beth Muller
Neubauer Family Foundation
William Penn Foundation
The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage
Peter and Mari Shaw
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Townsend
Waterman Trust
Constance and Sankey Williams
Wyncote Foundation


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