Celebrate the rich history of the home where The Philadelphia Orchestra first made its sound famous—the glorious “Grand Old Lady of Locust Street.”
Make plans now for a year of music and fun with The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Family Concert Series! Ignite your child’s imagination and love of music with delightful, kid-sized concerts, designed with a captivating blend of storytelling and classical music. Enhance your family’s experience with Pre-Concert Adventures, free for all ticket holders, beginning one hour before the concert. A wonderful world of musical discovery for the whole family awaits!
Put on your best Halloween costume and the Orchestra will put on theirs! We've got plenty of musical treats to fill up your goodie bag. The Philadelphia Orchestra explores the spooky and the silly in this orchestral adventure, an annual audience favorite!
It's the start of the holiday season! Join us for a festive celebration of all your favorite Christmas sounds and sing-alongs. Listen closely for those jingle bells, too—you never know who might pay a special visit to Verizon Hall. Reserve your tickets today!
Lions and tigers and ... pianists? Oh, my! Camille Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals is a musical journey through the animal kingdom that's fun for all ages. Verizon Hall will be magically turned into a zoo through your child's imagination as animals are conjured up by the musicians of the Orchestra. Enhance your family's experience with Pre-Concert Adventures, free for all ticket holders, beginning one hour before the concert.
Professor Nigel Taproot, the affable and learned classical music aficionado, invites you to an original Really Inventive Stuff program for families celebrating Beethoven's 250th birthday, his remarkable age, and four famous notes. Featuring the music of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, with a playful peppering of fascinating facts and timely trivia. (Did you know Washington was president during Beethoven's lifetime? Roller skates were invented, too!) This enlightening performance is a splendid introduction to Beethoven's musical genius.