Welcome our cultural exchange partner, Bejing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra.
A lifelong love of music starts here! Join The Philadelphia Orchestra for these hour-long, interactive, theatrical concerts designed for children ages 6-12. Pre-Concert Adventures, free for all ticket holders, begin at 10 AM and introduce kids (and grown-ups!) to the instruments of the orchestra, the program, and more. Family Series 3-concert subscriptions start as low as $30.
Don't forget to add on your tickets to the Christmas Kids' Spectacular!
Princess Leia, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, and Superman take over Verizon Hall in our annual Halloween festivities. Come dressed as your favorite character and fly along to the music of John Williams. His legendary film scores haunt us in shark-ridden waters and sends us soaring along with lovable aliens. Learn about all the magic effects that Williams uses to transport us to lands of wonder and delight with selections from many of your favorite films.
Celebrate Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday with The Philadelphia Orchestra! Bernstein inspired generations of young listeners through his own personal passion for education and his legendary Young People's Concerts. His daughter Jamie carries on that tradition, guiding us on a tour of her father's youthful works, such as Fancy Free, the Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, and the Overture to Candide.
Prokofiev's classic children's tale, Peter and the Wolf, comes to life in this enchanting performance featuring Principal Guest Conductor Stéphane Denève and Artist-in-Residence violinist Hilary Hahn who will join together to tell this beloved tale in new and surprising ways.