HearNOW: A Free At-Home Gala


Jun 20, 2020, 8:00 PM

Please note: This event was rescheduled
from an original date of Jun 6, 2020.

Performance Details

Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra will connect with audiences at home and around the world through HearNOW: An At-Home Gala on June 20, 2020, at 8 PM ET.

Learn more about our decision to reschedule the event from June 6.

Hosted by Nézet-Séguin, the hour-long event will feature performances by The Philadelphia Orchestra, individual members of the Orchestra, and an all-star lineup of guest artists including Wynton Marsalis, Steve Martin, Nicola Benedetti, Lang Lang, Renée Fleming, and Yo-Yo Ma.

Attendees will hear Valerie Coleman’s Seven O’Clock Shout, commissioned for musicians performing and recording during social distancing, and honoring frontline workers.

The At-Home Gala is free and accessible to all who wish to join us on this special evening. It is made possible by our community of supporters who believe in the power of live music to create hope and joy. Join our donor family by making a gift to The Philadelphia Orchestra in support of this event!

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Preparing For the Gala

How does one prepare for an “at-home” gala?

No tickets or RSVP required! HearNOW will stream for FREE on philorch.org and Facebook at 8 PM ET this Saturday. Tune in on your computer, smartphone, or tablet and enjoy the show from the best seats in the house.

Make a night of it!

Whether wearing your finest attire or your favorite “couch casual” look, enhance your at-home gala experience by organizing a virtual watch party with friends, enjoying delicious hors d'oeuvres, and sipping festive libations.

Philadelphia Orchestra musicians Julia Li and Tony Prisk show you how to make the signature drinks of the HearNOW gala, the Blushing Mimosa cocktail and Raspberry Spritzer mocktail. Watch the video below for the recipes!





Lead Corporate Sponsor:

Accordant Advisors

Creating inclusive cultures through stakeholder engagement.

Special major support for the Vocalise performance has been provided by Tatiana Copeland.
Mrs. Copeland’s mother was the niece of Sergei Rachmaninoff. Tatiana Copeland was named after the composer’s daughter, Tatiana Sergeyevna Rachmaninoff.

Major support has been provided by Carole Haas Gravagno, Neal W. Krouse, Robert E. Mortensen, PNC, and Mari and Peter Shaw, with additional support from Robert Heim and Eileen Kennedy.