Dates & Price
See the Competition Live:
Per Preliminary Round:
Reserved Seating: $30
Final Round—Sold Out
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Preliminary Round One Full-Day
Includes admission to two Preliminary Round performances (2:00 & 7:00 pm) on June 14 or 15:
Reserved Seating: $50
Preliminary Round Two Full-Days
Includes admission to all Preliminary Round performances (2:00 & 7:00 pm) on June 14 and 15:
Reserved Seating: $100
All performances take place in the Ballroom.
Tickets sold via Ticket Philadelphia. Tickets limited. Sell out likely.
Organists from around the globe compete in the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition for the $40,000 Pierre S. du Pont First Prize, featuring the largest cash prize of any organ competition in the world.
Experience the preliminary and final rounds as 10 of the organ world’s brightest young talents compete before a panel of top judges in a quest for the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Stay All Week and Join Us for These Exciting Events
- June 14: Travels with a Pipe Dreamer
Michael Barone, host of Pipedreams, recounts his adventures visiting some of the most exquisite pipe organs around the world.
- June 15: Story of the Longwood Organ Renovation Project
From 2004–2008, a complete rebuilding costing $4 million restored the Longwood Organ to its original sound.
Organ Crawls: Spend the day listening to some of the world’s finest organs.
- June 16: Atlantic City or Center City, Philadelphia
- June 17: Atlantic City or Center City, Philadelphia
Build your own concert series and save 10%. This discount can be applied when tickets to three separate performances are purchased in one transaction. Discount applies to performances sold through Ticket Philadelphia only. Only for individual round purchases.
Pre-Show Dining in 1906
Make a reservation for a pre-performance lunch or dinner in our fine dining restaurant, 1906. Reservations can be made via opentable.com or by calling 610.388.1000.
Explore more about our International Organ Competition, including the history of the event.