The Philadelphia Orchestra's Opening Night Concert and Gala
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Opening Night Concert and Gala on September 23rd, marked the launch of the city’s cultural event season and celebrated the start of the Orchestra’s 2010-2011 season. It featured a performance by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Maestro Charles Dutoit, and world-renowned violinist, Joshua Bell. The concert was followed by a black-tie gala dinner attended by Philadelphia’s most influential business and civic leaders. Alec Baldwin made a special appearance and presentation during the evening’s program to honor Maestro Dutoit’s 30 years with The Philadelphia Orchestra.