The Philadelphia Orchestra - 2011-12 Season
Join The Philadelphia Orchestra for another spectacular season filled with tremendous talent and extraordinary music. Subscribe now and get the benefit of reserving your seats for these sure sell-outs. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public in August.

Opening Night Concert and Gala—October 13, 2011
Soprano Dawn Upshaw begins the celebration of Maestro Dutoit's tenure with an evening of favorites from the American Songbook by Gershwin, Bernstein, and Sondheim, plus Ravel's Bolero. All Opening Night concert ticket holders are invited to add a Gala Package onto their concert ticket and enjoy cocktails and a post-concert dinner in the Kimmel Center. For Gala details please call 215.893.1956.

Yuja Wang   Dorothea Röschmann
Dawn Upshaw   Opening Night Gala
Esteemed Guest Conductors
Only in Philadelphia will you find such an impressive roster of the world's elite conductors, including Sir Simon Rattle, Christoph Eschenbach, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Vladimir Jurowski, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Herbert Blomstedt, Gianandrea Noseda, James Conlon, Jaap van Zweden, David Zinman, Nicholas McGegan, Marin Alsop, and Gilbert Varga.
Great Pianists
Equally impressive is the collection of visiting pianists—Maurizio Pollini, Lang Lang, Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, Leif Ove Andsnes, Stewart Goodyear, and Nicolaï Lugansky.
Beethoven Celebration
In January The Philadelphia Orchestra offers a month-long Beethoven celebration, giving subscribers multiple opportunities to hear works by the ultimate musical genius.
Philadelphia Debuts
Three exciting conductors make their Philadelphia Orchestra debuts. Be there to witness history in the making with Robin Ticciati, Nicola Luisotti, and James Gaffigan (subscription debut).