Photos: Academy of Music 157th Anniversary Concert and Ball Reception

Guests at the Academy Ball at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2013. (Stephanie Aaronson/

The Academy of Music held its annual concert and ball on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.

Hundreds attended the annual event, dressed up in their white-tie tuxedos and gowns for the occasion. Guests snacked on appetizers and enjoyed cocktails at the Academy of Music before the concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra and the ball at Hyatt at the Bellevue.