1420 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1910239.948237 -75.165768
Neighborhoods: Center City, Rittenhouse Square
The "Grand Old Lady of Locust Street" sparkles after more than a century. – In Short
The Academy stage has hosted the likes of Maria Callas, Enrico Caruso, Luciano Pavarotti, and Joan Sutherland. Composers Piotr Tchaikovsky, Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky, and Richard Strauss have graced its podium. Until the Kimmel Center became the Philadelphia Orchestra's new home, the Academy hosted a venerable line of six Philadelphia Orchestra music directors, from Eugene Ormandy through Leopold Stokowski, Riccardo Muti, and Wolfgang Sawallisch. Current resident companies are the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Opera Company of Philadelphia.
PERFORMANCES TO LIVE FOR – i HAVE ATTENDED MANY PERFORMANCES AND ENTERTAINED MANY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES FROM OUT OF TOWN. EVERYONE HAS RESPONDED MOST FAVORABLY AND HAS EXPRESSED A DESIRE TO ATEEND OTHER PERFORMANCES.
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