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Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Angélique Kidjo, and Renée Fleming Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Angélique Kidjo, and Renée Fleming Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Angélique Kidjo, and Renée Fleming

The Philadelphia Orchestra Featuring Renée Fleming and Angélique Kidjo

May 16, 2023, 8:00 PM

Performance Details

Join us for an unforgettable performance celebrating more than a century-long commitment to the transformative power of the arts. Led by Music and Artistic Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra, who will be joined by two artists beloved around the world.

Renée Fleming has performed on the stages of the world’s greatest opera houses and concert halls, starred on Broadway, and been featured in film scores including The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and The Shape of Water. Honored with five GRAMMY awards and the National Medal of Arts, she has sung for audiences numbering in the millions, from the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to the Super Bowl. She has collaborated with Yannick Nézet-Séguin many times and won the 2023 GRAMMY Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo Album for Voice of Nature: the Anthropocene, recorded with Yannick on the piano.

Five-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo takes her fans on genre-bending musical odysseys that incorporate the traditions of Africa and Latin America with elements of American R&B, funk, and jazz. One of the greatest artists in international music today, she has been recognized by TIME magazine, Forbes, the Guardian, and the BBC as one of the most influential artists in the world. Among her many awards are the prestigious 2015 Crystal Award given by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the 2016 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award.

Elevate your evening by purchasing a Great Stages Gala sponsorship package!

Join The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Kimmel Cultural Campus as we come together in a new gala celebration to benefit the great stages of the Academy of Music, the Miller Theater, and the Kimmel Center. Great Stages Gala sponsorship packages include a red-carpet Luminaries Reception and Gala Soirée, as well as ticket(s) for premier seating at the concert featuring Yannick Nézet-Séguin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and a star-studded lineup of special guests. Proceeds from the Great Stages Gala benefit the restoration of the Academy of Music, along with the programs, people, and venues of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc. The Great Stages Gala honors our shared history and heralds a new era for the performing arts in Philadelphia. Sponsorship package prices start at $1,500. Click here for more information and to purchase your Great Stages Gala sponsorship package today!

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