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Summer Sessions |ESYO Night at SPAC! Philadelphia Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Eroica

Thursday, August 11

GRAMMY award-winning conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra in Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, a vast ode to heroism, revolution, and freedom.

Enjoy a summer night at SPAC with your friends and family and hear the premiere of “Climb” by composer Jessica Hunt. Inspired by Beethoven’s personal struggles and her own experience with chronic illness, “Climb” is a letter-through-time to Beethoven, one of the greatest composers of all time. Also featured on this program is 26 year-old violin superstar Randaal Goosby performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

7:00pm | Gathering and pre-concert talk with Dr. David Bebe.

7:30pm | Concert Start

ESYO musicians and their guests enjoy a generous discount when reserved through ESYO. 

Buy Tickets!

$30 per person.  This event is open to all ESYO musicians, their families, and friends. 


At ESYO's Summer Sessions, you'll study your instrument with professional chamber musicians, learn new skills, enjoy the great outdoors, and make new friends before rehearsals begin.

Sign up for one or more sessions and get a jump start on the 2022-2023 season. Bring your friends! Many of the ESYO Summer Sessions are open to non-ESYO members.