Opening Night Celebration

Join us for Our World NOW: An Opening Night Celebration, as Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra come together onstage for an evening of glorious music, uplifting joy, and inspiring connection on the Orchestra's Digital Stage.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Dorothy Byrne.

This special fundraising concert will be the most impactful, inclusive, and innovative Opening Night in recent Philadelphia Orchestra history—and you can play a leading role in making this possible!
This year’s Opening Night Celebration will be a beacon to the future and a joyful and powerful demonstration of the innovation and resilience of The Philadelphia Orchestra. The program will include Valerie Coleman’s Seven O’Clock Shout, a live performance by acclaimed soprano Angel Blue, a remote performance by superstar pianist Lang Lang, and much more.

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Special thanks to Opening Night Celebration Co-Chairs Deborah Ledley, Judy Foster Glick, and Principal Tuba Carol Jantsch, as well as the Opening Night Committee, the Volunteer Committees, and the Board of The Philadelphia Orchestra.