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The Philadelphia Orchestra

Opening Night

Sep 30, 2016
7:00 PM

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Opening Night

Friday, September 30 7:00 PM

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor 

We are saddened that this performance has been canceled due to the musicians’ labor action and we look forward to having the Philadelphia Sound return to us soon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

If you are a concert-only ticket holder to this performance, you have several options for managing your tickets. You may apply the value of them into another subscription concert later in the season, donate the value of your tickets back to the Orchestra, or request a refund.

You may log in to “My Account” with your user name and password to manage your tickets directly through the Credit On Account section. Or please contact Patron Services at 215.893.1999 or by e-mail at

Another extraordinary season of music-making, led by our remarkable music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and featuring an incredible roster of special guest artists, internationally renowned conductors, and our own Fabulous Philadelphians, is about to begin.

Join us as we kick off the new cultural year at the 2016 Opening Night Concert and Gala, launching our 117th season in grand style! Experience the legendary Philadelphia Sound as friends, musicians, and leaders from throughout Philadelphia’s cultural community gather to celebrate the beginning of another marvelous year of performances. An unforgettable evening of great music, glamour, black tie, high couture, delicious food, and champagne awaits.

Opening Night Co-Chairs Dianne Rotwitt and Gary A. Frank, Chairman of the Board Richard B. Worley, and Volunteer Association President Lisa Yakulis look forward to welcoming you to this special evening.

Verizon Hall