Next Prelude Event:

Fidelity's Concerts in the Park: Swing in the Oaks
Tuesday, April 22
7:00 p.m. - City Park
April 23, 7:00 p.m. - Rain Date

The LPO and NOLA community enjoy music for all ages at this annual concert favorite in beautiful City Park.

Prelude members have access to an exclusive VIP area complete with complimentary food and drink!

2013-2014 Prelude Concerts and Events:

  • Sept. 11 - Prelude Season Kickoff at Tipitina's
  • Oct. 26 - Psycho: A Symphonic Night at the Movies
  • Nov. 16 - Music of The Doors
  • Dec. 9 - Prelude's Annual Holiday Party
  • Jan. 18 - Cirque de la Symphonie
  • Feb. 8 - Boléro
  • March 22 - Pan American Life Fiesta Sinfonica featuring Paquito D'Rivera
  • April 22 - Swing in the Oaks - Fidelity's Concerts in the Park (Rain date: April 23)

Prelude is a subscription series designed for young professionals, ages 21-40, that mixes world-class music with exclusive social events. As an introduction to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Prelude uniquely blends the live orchestral concert experience with opportunities to network and socialize with other young professionals in New Orleans.

Subscribe below or call the LPO Ticket Office at 504-523-6530.

A Prelude subscription is currently prorated at $37.50 and gets you these great benefits to all remaining events:

  • Reserved seating for one with other Prelude subscribers at each Prelude concert
  • Admission to Prelude-exclusive events throughout the season
  • Admission to the Prelude Lounge at Mahalia Jackson Theater with complimentary drinks prior to Prelude concerts
  • Free ticket exchanges to other LPO concerts (NEW)
  • 35% off regular ticket prices for seat upgrades (NEW)
  • 35% off regular ticket prices to other LPO concerts (NEW)
  • Prelude Young Patrons may bring a guest to Prelude concerts and events at a discounted rate -- $15 for pre-concert gatherings and other special events, and 35% off regular ticket prices for Prelude concerts (NEW)

Prelude was organized by a group of young music lovers in New Orleans who wanted to share the LPO with their friends and colleagues. Members of the advisory board are:

Caroline Good
Anna Justice
Jordan Macha
Hyma Moore
Emily LaRene Roberts
Skylar Rosenbloom
Jessica White Shahien
Curry Smith
Tim Soslow
Sarah Vandergriff
Kate Withrow
Amanda Wuerstlin