Academy of Music’s 157th Birthday Ball

The 157th Anniversary Concert and Ball, Philadelphia’s annual white-tie gala, celebrated the Academy of Music’s 157th birthday on Saturday, January 25th.

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Academy of Music Ball celebrates its 157th anniversary. Eliana Papadakis, Co-chair of the Academy Ball, Bill Henley, NBC10 Philadelphia, Maria Papadakis, Young Friends of the Academy Ball, and HughE Dillon.
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Renee Chenault-Fattah and Congressman Chaka Fattah in the Grand Ballroom at the Bellevue.
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Philly's own Jill Scott
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Michael Bacon and Kevin Bacon
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First Lady of Philadelphia Lisa Nutter, Claire Allamby, Senior Director, Academy of Music Restoration Fund Office at The Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Mayor Michael Nutter
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Music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra
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Daria Pew, wearing an Angel Sanchez, escorted by her husband, Andy Pew.
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Judith Lieb and Jolie Lieb
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Renee Amoore
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Christina and John Saler
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Joe and Alicia Aristone
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Marie Boyer and Doris Parent
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The traditional stroll up Broad Street to the Bellevue for the Academy Ball.
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