Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC | New York by Rail

july, 2022

27jul(jul 27)7:30 pm13aug(aug 13)8:00 pmPhiladelphia Orchestra at SPAC(july 27) 7:30 pm - (august 13) 8:00 pm Saratoga Performing Arts Center, 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC

A live orchestra accompanying Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Disney-Pixar’s Up in Concert and Charlie Chaplin’s City Lights in Concert.

Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC | Classical music enthusiasts sit back and enjoy the show. | Photo Courtesy of Chris Lee

Classical music enthusiasts sit back and enjoy the show. | Photo Courtesy of Chris Lee

The Philadelphia Orchestra will return to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center this summer! The Orchestra will be at SPAC for a three-week season from July 27 through August 13. This year’s residency will include a record-setting 16 SPAC premieres ranging from classical masterpieces to innovative contemporary compositions, including Beethoven, Harry PotterThe Princess Bride and more.

The first week of performances (July 27 – 30) kicks off with the Festive Fireworks (July 27) program complete with fireworks, live cannon fire and dancers from BalletX for its SPAC debut.

There are many performances to follow during the three weeks. The schedule can be found below or here.

Attending the Philadelphia Orchestra

Located in the tranquil setting of a 2,400-acre park preserve surrounded by hiking trails, geysers, and natural mineral springs, SPAC welcomes vacation crowds and art connoisseurs each year. Guests attend for immersive experiences of performances throughout the summer by resident companies such as The Philadelphia Orchestra, New York City Ballet, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, Opera Saratoga, and concerts by Live Nation.

Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC Schedule

Festive Fireworks, Wednesday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m.

New Worlds, Thursday, July 28th at 7:30 p.m.

Joshua Bell and Larisa Martinez – Voice and the Violin, Friday, July 29th at 7:30 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert, Saturday, July 30th at 7:30 p.m.

Ledisi Sings Nina, Wednesday, Aug. 3rd at 7:30 p.m.

Lara Downes plays Price, Thursday, Aug. 4th at 7:30 p.m.

Yo-Yo Ma Returns, Friday, Aug. 5th at 7:30 p.m.

The Princess Bride in Concert, Saturday, Aug. 6th at 7:30 p.m.

Beethoven’s Fifth, Wednesday, Aug. 10th at 7:30 p.m.

Beethoven’s Eroica, Thursday, Aug. 11th at 7:30 p.m.

Angel Blue Sings Coleman & Barber, Friday, Aug. 12th at 7:30 p.m.

Beethoven’s Ninth, Saturday, Aug. 13th at 7:30 p.m.

Take Amtrak to Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Attend the Philadelphia Orchestra via Amtrak to the Saratoga Springs Station (SAR)—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!
Upon arrival get picked up by Enterprise at the Saratoga station. You will then be brought to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. You can click here to reserve your car or call the Saratoga today at 518-587-0687.


July 27 (Wednesday) 7:30 pm - August 13 (Saturday) 8:00 pm


Saratoga Performing Arts Center

108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866