Young Friends of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director with Young Friends

The Young Friends of The Philadelphia Orchestra membership program brings together dynamic young adults, between the ages of 21 and 40, with a love for music and a burgeoning interest in exploring arts and culture.

Join for FREE today and your membership will entitle you to the following:

  • Special savings on tickets for as low as $30
  • Get some of the best seats in the house
  • Mingle with other Young Friends, musicians, and special guest artists at Young Friends events and after parties

Young Friends Tickets

The Young Friends of The Philadelphia Orchestra membership program offers specials savings on ticket prices for young adults between the ages of 21 and 40. Starting at $30, a Young Friend can experience the magnificence and exquisite beauty of the world-renowned Philadelphia Sound from the best seats in Verizon Hall.

Young Friends should use promo-code YOUNGFRIENDS for ticket savings. If you're planning to attend a Young Friends After Party, use the promo code to make sure you're on the guest list.

Individual tickets for the 2019-20 season are now on sale. Find a complete concert listing here

Young Friends Ticket Details 

Young Friends may select and purchase the best seats in the house and receive special ticket savings! Ticket prices are $30, $45, $60, $75, or $90 depending on the performance you choose, and all fees are included.

  • Must use promo code YOUNGFRIENDS when purchasing.
    • Browse the concert(s) you wish to purchase from the calendar and click Buy Tickets
    • Enter promo code YOUNGFRIENDS before selecting your seating options
    • Select your seats or choose "Best Available" and continue through to checkout
  • Most Philadelphia Series and Holiday concerts included. (Philadelphia Series concerts are all concerts in the Philadelphia Orchestra season except for those listed below.)
  • No additional fees on discounted Young Friends tickets.
  • Limit two tickets per concert per membership may be purchased under the Young Friends price. Additional tickets at the regular price will include all normal fees.
  • Any section of the house with a lower ticket price than the young friends price will remain at that lower price.
  • Registration for this program must be completed online.
  • Once you are a registered member, tickets may be purchased online, over the phone, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office.
  • Family and Sound All Around concerts are not included in this ticket price because regular tickets for these performances are already lower than the young friends price.
  • Special events such as Opening Night, and Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball are not included in this ticket price.
  • Concerts and their designations of Standard, Premium, Premium Plus, and Premium Special are subject to change.
  • Concerts may lose their eligibility for discounts at the discretion of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Retroactive requests for discounted tickets after this determination will not be honored.


  • To be eligible for Young Friends, you must be between the ages of 21-40 prior to the start of the 2019-20 season.
  • You must register via the registration page online to become a member. No registrations will be accepted at the Kimmel Center Box Office.
  • The Philadelphia Orchestra reserves the right to check your ID to verify eligibility for this program.
  • Young Friends ticket price is not available for Opening Night, and Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball.
  • Orchestra Box and Tier 1 Box seats are not included in the Young Friends price for concerts designated as Premium, Premium Plus or Premium Special.

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