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The arts at Longwood are as alive, inspiring, and beautiful as our Gardens. Just as our founder, Pierre S. du Pont, showcased the leading artists of his time in these spectacular settings, our exquisite symphony of performance and place continues to enchant audiences today.

Upcoming Music, Performances, and Theater Events

Enjoy a Virtual Performance

BalletX

BalletX performs choreographer Robbie Fairchild’s new ballet, The Cycle, filmed amid the beauty of our Gardens.

Poor Man's Gambit

Brandywine Valley trio Poor Man’s Gambit treats us to their repertoire of traditional Irish sounds in our East Conservatory.

Plenty Pepper Steel Band

Plenty Pepper Steel Band treats us to fantastic Caribbean steel pan tunes in the beauty of our Conservatory.

Conjunto Philadelphia

Conjunto Philadelphia shares their vibrant take on traditional Cuban music amid a lovely Longwood backdrop.

Organ Sing-Alongs

Enjoy the magnificent sounds of festive favorites played on The Longwood Organ—complete with on-screen lyrics.

New Year's Eve Concert

Galena Brass shares some holiday favorites—with our Conservatory as the festive backdrop—as we usher in 2021.

Play It Again: Concert Rewind

Julieta Venegas

Treat your soul to the musings of Grammy Award-winning Mexican artist Julieta Venegas in her 2017 Open Air Theatre concert.

Natalia Lafourcade

Latin Grammy Award-winning alt-pop singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade charms our Open Air Theatre audience during this 2016 performance.

Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi

Zimbabwean musician Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi shares his indigenous music and powerful messages during his 2015 Longwood performance.

Pine Leaf Boys

Spice it up with Grammy Award-nominated Pine Leaf Boys and their exuberant take on Cajun music in their 2015 Open Air Theatre performance.

Anoushka Shankar

Relive Anoushka Shankar’s 2012 performance in our beautiful Exhibition Hall and listen to her insight on her craft.

Indigo Girls

Relive the Indigo Girls’ 2011 performance in our Open Air Theatre.

Australia’s Strange Fruit

Acrobatic company Australia’s Strange Fruit performs atop 16-foot sway poles along to live bell music by Lisa Lonie on our 62-bell carillon.

Explore Behind the Scenes

Meet the Longwood Organ

Longwood Gardens Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte showcases the intricacies of the Longwood Organ.

One Magnificent Instrument

Enjoy this behind-the-scenes tour of the Longwood Organ and discover what makes this instrument so unique.

Pipe Dreams

Share in the inspiring stories of our April 2018 Open Organ Console Day participants.

That Mysterious Place

Unveil the enigma of our Chimes Tower as carillonneur Roel Smit expertly plays its 6-foot-wide keyboard.