The New York Philharmonic

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Pre-Concert Insights

Learn more about the music you'll be hearing

Pre-Concert Insights

Informative discussions by a renowned music scholar, musician, or in the case of world premieres, by the composer, are given one hour before each subscription concert. Pre-Concert Insights are open to all ticketholders for a small charge.


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Purchase 3 or more eligible concerts & save.

About Create Your Own Series:

Pick three (or more) concerts and and enjoy exclusive Subscriber Benefits including unlimited free ticket exchange. Ideal for concertgoers who want the ultimate in flexibility and the benefits of being a subscriber.

Subscriber Benefits:

  • Free, easy ticket exchange (available online or by phone)
  • Save on subscription concerts all year long
  • Priority notice on special events

How it Works:

  1. Look for the Create Your Own Series icon CYO eligible icon next to a concert and add it to your cart.
  2. Simply follow the directions in the shopping cart and enter promo code CREATE3 at check out.

Order All Your
Pre-Concert Insights Now and Save

Buy three or more Pre-Concert Insights events and get the tickets for $5.00 each. Enter Promo Code PCTCYO.

At least three Pre-Concert Insights dates must be purchased for this discount. Pre-Concert Insights discounts cannot be applied when purchasing Create Your Own concert tickets. Discounts cannot be applied to previously purchased tickets.

Student and Group
Pre-Concert Insights Cost $5 Each

Students must purchase Pre-Concert Insights at the Box Office, Groups please call Group Sales at (212) 875-5672.

"Thank you for providing such a delectable "first course" to a stunning evening."

"It was one of the most delightful educational experiences I have had. [The speaker] made the music come alive with great insight, enthusiasm, and charm and greatly enhanced the performance for me."

Philharmonic patrons

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