PIFA Opening Night Gala: Tonight!

Tonight is the opening night of the Pennsylvania International Festival of the Arts! Years of Planning have culminated in what will be a month of events celebrating the cultural prominence of Philadelphia and our connection to Paris. Join us tonight at the Opening Night Gala for what will be a delectable night of treats and arts featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pennsylvania Ballet. Make sure you RSVP for the Next Generation Concert and Gala Dinner (if you are under 40 of course) to experience what the night has to offer.  Tickets are available for $250. Please click here to reserve your spot via email for this exciting evening or call (215) 670-2386.

A PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AND PENNSYLVANIA BALLET MOMENT

Experience The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pennsylvania Ballet, on stage together in a newly choreographed performance of Stravinsky’s Pulcinella. Dinner by Wolfgang Puck in honor of Chef Georges Perrier, featuring a pre-dessert performance by Grounded Aerial.

APRIL 7, VERIZON HALL, KIMMEL CENTER

  • 6:00PM Cocktails
  • 7:00PM Performance
  • 8:30PM Gala Dinner
  • 10:00PM Grounded Aerial Performance
  • PLUS the first lighting of the Eiffel Tower

CONCERT & GALA DINNER ( BLACK TIE )

TICKETS: $750 Call 215-670-2386

NEXT GENERATION* CONCERT & GALA DINNER

TICKETS: $250 please click here to reserve your spot via email for this exciting evening or call (215) 670-2386

CONCERT ONLY

TICKETS: $15 to $139 Call 215-546-7432

HONORARY GUESTS:

  • H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Honorary Gala Chair
  • PIFA Honorary Committee
  • H.E. Pierre Vimont, Ambassador of France to the USA
  • The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Former Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia
  • Steering Committee
  • Toni Garrison, Co-Chair
  • Despina F. Page, Co-Chair
  • Louise H. Reed, Co-Chair
  • Carole P. Shanis, Co-Chair
  • Dottebob Andes, Vice Chair
  • Roland K. Bullard II, Vice Chair
  • Nicole Cashman, Vice Chair
  • Mimi Dimeling, Vice Chair
  • Anne Hamilton, Vice Chair
  • Peter Madden, Vice Chair
  • Hilarie Morgan, Vice Chair
  • Jan S. Shaeffer, Vice Chair
  • Paul A. Tufano, Vice Chair

*Age 40 and under