Young Friends Events

Happenings for the Young Friends of The Philadelphia Orchestra are held throughout the season. Young Friends events are great opportunities for members to mingle, make friends, volunteer, and develop a deeper relationship with the Orchestra.

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Upcoming Events:

Disney and Pixar's Toy Story In Concert at the Mann Center

The Young Friends of Your Philadelphia Orchestra invite you to join us on Saturday, July 24, at 8 PM for the world premiere of Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story In Concert at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. Parking and directions info.

Registration for this event is now closed. Still interested in attending? Visit for tickets.

This unforgettable performance features a screening of the complete film with Oscar®- and Grammy®-winning composer Randy Newman’s musical score performed live to the film by The Philadelphia Orchestra.

As a special limited-time promotion for Young Friends, we’re offering lawn tickets for Toy Story In Concert at the Mann Center for just $20 each (regular price $25 plus fees), which include private parking and a private entrance for attendees. When you pick up your tickets at the registration table, we’ll have blankets, bottled water, and snacks available to enhance your concert experience.

Tickets to this event are selling fast, so reserve your Young Friends tickets no later than July 2, 2021, at 4 PM ET to take advantage of this special pricing.

The Mann Center will allow outside food and beverages for this performance, so picnics are welcome on the lawn. Additional food and beverages can be purchased at the Mann Center.

Do you have questions? Send an e-mail to [email protected]. Find details about safety precautions and other information on the Mann Center’s website.

We look forward to seeing you on July 24!

Past Events: Highlights 

  • Young Friends After Party: Yannick and Mahler 
    October 2019 
  • Tubas, Taps, and Tigers
    August 2019
    Philadelphia Zoo 
  • Young Friends After Party: Beerthoven 9 
    June 2019
    Mann Center for the Performing Arts
  • Young Friends String Quartet
    April 2019