Join us at the beautiful Red Rose Farm in Villanova this June for an exciting return to live performance!

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Our dancers are returning this June for a special weekend of live performances of works from our spring season, including:

Polyphonia by Christopher Wheeldon
Suspended in Time by Angel Corella, Russell Ducker, and Kirill Radev
Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine

There will also be performances by members of the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra (full program below). Get your ticket today to see these ballets brought to life on stage on the beautiful lawn of historic Red Rose Farm!

Red Rose Farm is located at 1022 North Spring Mill Road in Villanova, PA.

For questions, please contact David Chambers, Chief Advancement Officer:
[email protected] or (445) 544-8411, extension 1208

Friday, June 4 (now Sunday, June 6)

We have moved Friday’s performance for Sunday June 6 because of inclement weather on Friday, June 4.

Suggested arrival for Sunday June 6 is at 4:45pm, Performance at 6:00 pm

Welcome our dancers back to the stage at this special fundraising event!

Guests receive their preferred choice of hearty picnic basket (Shrimp Summer Rolls, Vegetarian Summer Rolls, or Gluten-free), courtesy of Balbao Catering, with a choice of red, white, or sparkling wine (one bottle between two people). Comfortable canvas chairs, with cup holders, are supplied for all guests.

Arrive at 5:15pm to enjoy your picnic basket prior to a 6:30pm performance by Philadelphia Ballet Company dancers and the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra String Section, led by concertmaster Luigi Mazzocchi.

  • $1,000 per person. FMV: $125
  • When purchasing your ticket, please note in the comments your choice of picnic basket along with any allergies or dietary restrictions, and your choice of red, white, or sparkling wine.
  • Valet parking is available for all guests.


Saturday, June 5

Performances at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm

Both the 1:00pm and 6:30pm events will feature Philadelphia Ballet Company dancers. The afternoon performance features an ensemble of the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra Brass Section, while the evening performance features the Philadelphia Ballet Orchestra String Section, led by concertmaster Luigi Mazzocchi. Bring your own picnic blanket, seating, and refreshments.

  • $250 for a party of four. FMV: $25 per person
  • Guests are invited to bring their own picnic blankets and refreshments.


Sunday, June 6: Rain Date

Music Program

Friday and Saturday evening:

Vivaldi “Spring”, Concerto for violin and strings in E major, RV 269

I. Allegro
II. Largo e pianissimo sempre
III. Allegro pastorale

Luigi Mazzocchi, leader and soloist

Saturday afternoon:

Music for Brass Quintet

Samuel Scheidt – Galliard Battaglia
Johann Pezel – Three Dances (Intrada, Sarabande, Bal)
Peter Schickele – Three Dance Pieces (March: St. Patrick’s Day (Jig) from Brass Calendar,  February: St. Valentine’s Day (Waltz), and Polka from “Hornsmoke”)
Leonard Bernstein – “America” from West Side Story



Directions to Red Rose Farm from Center City Philadelphia:

  • Get on I-76 W from John F Kennedy Blvd and John F Kennedy Blvd Bridge
  • Follow I-76 W to Matsonford Rd in West Conshohocken
  • Take exit 332 toward PA-23/Conshohocken
  • Merge onto Matsonford Rd
  • Turn right onto Crawford Ave
  • Slight left to stay on Crawford Ave
  • Turn right onto N Spring Mill Rd/SR 3032
  • Arrive at 1022 N Spring Mill Rd, Villanova, PA 19085
  • Look for Philadelphia Ballet flags and check in with valet parking

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Please note that safety and social-distancing guidelines will be in place.

This event is hosted by David Hoffman, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Philadelphia Ballet.

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