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We scoured the globe to bring together the most exciting and talented lineup of jazz, classical, organ, and world music artists. This season discover 11 new artists from 10 different countries as they make their Longwood debut!

Emerging talents shine when the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition returns in June 2016. Experience the drama and excitement as the world’s brightest young organists compete for the $40,000 Pierre S. du Pont First Prize.


Tickets sold via Ticket Philadelphia.
Tickets limited. Sell out likely.
All day Gardens admission is included in your concert ticket.

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.

Members: Find your discount code in the 2015-2016 Performance Series brochure (mailed late July). Members can also find their discount code in the August Member eNews (e-mailed August 5) and Performance Series Announcement e-mail (e-mailed July 31). Need assistance locating your discount code? Call us at 610.388.1000.

Upcoming Performances

James O’Donnell

James O’Donnell is Organist and Master of the Choristers of Westminster Abbey in London and is in charge of directing the music for all events at Westminster Abbey.


From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

Curtis Student Recitals

Free with Gardens admission. Experience the stars of tomorrow as they perform solo and chamber music in these pre-graduation recitals.

Altan—Sold Out

In the last dozen years, no traditional Irish band has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world than Altan.

Koresh Dance Company

Free with Gardens admission. Koresh Dance Company will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2016 with a series of special performances.

Jackson Borges

Free with Gardens admission. Jackson Borges is Parish Director of Music & Organist for the Episcopal Parish of All Saints & St. George’s Chapel in Rehoboth Beach.

The Hot Sardines—Sold Out

These powerhouse musicians play “hot jazz” as it was in the era when live music was king…with a little glamour, a little grit, and a lot of passion.

Jeremy Flood

Free with Gardens admission. An active organist throughout the Philadelphia area, Jeremy Flood combines an avocation as an organist with his medical practice of endocrinology.

Pablo Ziegler Quartet

This Latin Grammy winner, who helped define the modern tango, brings his quartet of piano, bandoneon, cello and double bass into a chamber music setting.

Mnozil Brass: YES YES YES—Sold Out

Seamlessly blending technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance, this Viennese brass ensemble has become an international sensation, selling out houses worldwide.

Paul Jacobs

The first and only organist to ever win a Grammy, Paul Jacobs' probing intellect and technical skills showcase the organ's repertoire.

Kennett Symphony—Sold Out

Under the direction of Michael Hall, the Kennett Symphony performs against the beautiful backdrop of our Gardens.

Venice Baroque Orchestra

This orchestra is one of the premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance and modern-day premieres of Baroque works.

Rebecca Kleintop Owens

Free with Gardens admission. Rebecca Kleintop Owens is the Director of Music and Organist at Central Moravian Church and adjunct faculty member at Moravian College.

Open Organ Console Day

Free with Gardens admission. Join in the excitement and have your five minutes of fame on The Longwood Organ.

Eric Plutz

Free with Gardens admission. As university organist at Princeton, Eric Plutz coordinates the weekly After Noon Concert Series at the University Chapel.

Yefim Bronfman

This Grammy-winning pianist has wowed critics and audiences worldwide with his performances of modern Russian repertory, such as this all-Prokofiev recital.