Your Philadelphia Orchestra supports teachers, administrators, and staff of the School District of Philadelphia.

In appreciation for all that you do, we invite you to register for APPLE, the Appreciation Program for PhilaSD Leaders in Education. Register your District e-mail address to receive FREE general admission ticket offers throughout the Orchestra’s 201920 season!

Register for APPLE

Complete the online registration form (be sure to use your District e-mail address).


How to reserve your tickets

Step 1: Once you've registered your email address, you will receive weekly APPLE e-mails with links to reserve free general admission tickets for available concerts.

Step 2: Through the reservation link in your e-mail, you can reserve up to two free tickets for the concerts listed.

Step 3: Once the tickets are in your cart, please complete the reservation. You will receive confirmation of your order as well as a general admission ticket in a separate e-mail.

All ticket transactions through APPLE must be completed online. APPLE ticket reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservation requests made at the Box Office or over the phone cannot be honored for security purposes. All reservations are final and ticket exchanges are not permitted. Parking, Volvér dinners, and donations can be added to your transactions, but at the expense of the patron. 

How to redeem your tickets

Step 1: Please arrive at the Kimmel Center at least 30 minutes prior to the concert start time. You will need to bring your school ID and printed general admission ticket(s) to enter the concert.

Step 2: Once at the Kimmel Center, please check in at Will Call at the Kimmel Center Box Office to have your printed general admission tickets scanned to receive your seating assignment.


Due to rapidly evolving developments, and in accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, all scheduled Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals, performances, and events through May 10, 2020, are cancelled. Learn more