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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Cultural Campus, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia.

The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels. All concerts at this venue are reserved seating. To view a seating chart of the hall, please click here.

Transportation

Located in Center City, the Perelman Theater is accessible by SEPTA subway, bus, and trolley lines.

CLL Academy, Inc.

251 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

$12 with ticket stub [reg: $18]: This indoor lot is located under the Academy House.

Latimer Garage

1510 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$15 evenings or $18 Sundays: This indoor lot is located on the south side of Latimer Street, a narrow block between Locust and Spruce Streets. Turn right on Latimer from 15th Street.

Avenue of the Arts Garage

1501 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$26 [reg. $31]: The entrance is located on 15th Street, between Locust and Spruce Streets. Come to the PCMS Box Office Table and request parking validation. Following the concert, you will need to visit one of the pay stations located in the garage lobby at the 15th Street entrance.

Symphony House Parking

440 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

$20 Mon-Fri (after 5pm), $17 Sat-Sun: This parking lot is located in Symphony House - entrance is on Broad Street right after Pine Street.

Parkway Corp.

1513 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

$15 Sun-Thu (after 5:31pm), $20 Fri-Sat (after 5:31pm): This small outdoor lot is located on the north side of Pine Street, between 15th and 16th Streets.

Abe Fisher

Helming the kitchen at Abe Fisher, Chef Yehuda Sichel executes a menu that pulls together centuries-old flavors that range from Budapest to Montreal to Brooklyn, creating a meal and an atmosphere that both modernizes and elevates the long-familiar classics of Jewish soul food. For more information on Abe Fisher, click here.

Location
1623 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Aqimero

Aqimero offers a special three-course “Night on the Avenue” dinner menu for PCMS concertgoers. Located on the Avenue of the Arts in the Ritz-Carlton, guests can show their program ticket to enjoy a variety of dishes from the restaurant’s popular wood-burning grill for just $35 per person.

Guests can also experience an encore by returning to Aqimero for a nightcap and presenting their ticket stubs for 10% off their bill.

For more information on Aqimero, please click here.

Location
10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Estia

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Estia, an upscale Greek restaurant, specializes in whole grilled fish, served by the pound. Guests are able to choose their own fresh fish from the restaurant’s expansive displays and watch chefs cook it over a charcoal grill in the open kitchen. For more information click here.

Location
1405-07 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Jose Pistola's

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Casual Mexican dinning. Perfect for a quick meal before and drink after any concert.

For more information click here.

Location
263 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Oyster House

oyster house philadelphia

Oyster House is an East Coast-style seafood restaurant and raw bar, serving the city’s most extensive selection of oysters on the half shell. Their ever-changing list is focused on local varieties from the mid-Atlantic up to New England and Canada. For more information click here.

Location
1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Vedge

A Vegetable Restaurant by James Beard nominated Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, Vedge offers an exciting dining experience in Center City’s historic Tiger Building, serving dinner 7 nights a week. For more information on Vedge, click here.

Location
1221 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

La Viola

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La Viola Bistro is a family-owned Italian BYOB restaurant serving Abruzzi-inspired fare in an enjoyable atmosphere. Just across the street from the Bistro, sister location La Viola Ovest offers an extended menu, private event space and an outdoor garden. For more information click here.

Location
253 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Pamela Frank, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; Stephen Prutsman, piano

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Brahms: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78, No. 1
Brahms: Cello Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38
Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8

Apollon Musagète Quartet w/ Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Quartet in D Major, D. 94
Schubert: Quartet in B-flat Major, D. 36
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57

Jerusalem Quartet

Jerusalem Quartet

Date: Monday, October 17, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Mendelssohn: Quartet in E-Minor, Op. 44, No. 2
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Tchaikovsky: Quartet in D Major, Op. 11

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi

Date: Friday, October 21, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Songs for Our Times
Montgomery: Strum
Dudley: Prayer for our Times
Coleman: Tracing Visions  Philadelphia Premiere
Montgomery: Divided  Philadelphia Premiere
Simon: Between Worlds
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9
Herz: Sísifo na Cidade Grande Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 47 [Sel.] [Arr.]

Musicians from Marlboro

Musicians from Marlboro I

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Lauren Pearl, soprano; Abi Fayette, Alina Kobialka, Anna Lee, & Scott St. John, violin; Kei Tojo & Sharon Wei, viola; Tony Rymer & Judith Serkin, cello

Respighi: Il Tramonto
Brahms: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67
Orth: You Shattered My Deafness
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

ICP

Israeli Chamber Project

Date: Friday, November 4, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp and Violin, Op. 124
Stravinsky: A Soldier’s Tale
Ravel: Introduction and Allegro
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 (Arr.)
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (Arr.)

Christina & Michelle Naughton

Christina & Michelle Naughton, pianos

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Mendelssohn: Andante and Allegro Brillant, Op. 92
Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Schubert: Lebensstürme, D. 947
Fauré: Dolly Suite, Op. 56

Davone Tines

Davóne Tines, bass-baritone and Adam Nielsen, piano

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Recital #1: Mass
An exploration of the Mass woven through Western European, African American, and 21st Century traditions featuring works by JS Bach, Julius Eastman, Caroline Shaw, and Tyshawn Sorey, and spirituals by Moses Hogan and Margaret Bonds.

Shai Wosner

Shai Wosner, piano

Date: Friday, December 2, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonatina in G Major, Op. 79
Variations on a Theme of FDR (Philadelphia Premieres/PCMS Co-Commissions):
Derek Bermel: Pequenas Memórias
John Harbison: Passage
Wang Lu: Lacuna
Vijay Iyer: Plinth (for Kwame Ture)
Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120

Eric Owens

Curtis on Tour; Eric Owens + Singers from Curtis Opera Theatre

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 3:00 pm

Sarah Fleiss, soprano; Lucy Baker, mezzo-soprano; Joseph Tancredi, tenor; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Miloš Repický, piano; Ting Ting Wong, piano

Program includes Brahms’s Neue Liebeslieder, Op. 65 and a selection of lieder and song repertoire.

Randall Goosby

Randall Goosby, violin and Zhu Wang, piano

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Boulanger: Deux Morceaux
Ravel: Violin Sonata No. 2
Still: Suite for Violin and Piano
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 47, Kreutzer

Juilliard Quartet w/ Anthony McGill, clarinet

Date: Sunday, January 8, 2023 - 3:00 pm

Ravel: Quartet in F Major
Alberga: Quartet No. 2
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

Jeremy Denk

Jeremy Denk, piano

Date: Friday, January 13, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Bach: Partita in G Major, BWV 829
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935
Coleridge-Taylor: They Will Not Lend Me a Child
Wiggins: The Battle of Manassas
Joplin/Chauvin: Heliotrope Bouquet
Rzewski: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111

Rhiannon Giddens

Singing Freedom – Part I

Date: Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 3:00 pm

Karen Slack, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Will Liverman, baritone; Howard Watkins, piano; Rhiannon Giddens, vocals/guitar

Freedom on the Move: Songs in Flight
Program includes a Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission by Shawn Okpebholo. The work sets texts curated by Dr. Tsitsi Ella Jaji (Duke University), whose own work, along with the work of poet Crystal Simone Smith (Duke University), and Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess contextualizes and responds to selected primary source materials from Freedom on the Move.

Sparks & Wiry Cries

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This event is presented in collaboration with Sparks & Wiry Cries.

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Mason Bynes

Singing Freedom – Part II

Date: Monday, January 16, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Pine Forge Academy Honors Choir; Jarrett Roseborough, director

Freedom on the Move: Three Dialogues
Choral program includes a World Premiere/PCMS Commission by Mason Bynes

Richard Goode

Richard Goode, piano

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 119 [Sel.]
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120
Aizuri Quartet

Aizuri Quartet

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023 - 3:00 pm

Sunrise
C. Schumann: Ich stand in dunkeln Träumen [Arr. Ouzounian]
Bartók: Quartet No. 4
Tagaq: Sivunittinni
Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4, Sunrise

Cuarteto Casals

Cuarteto Casals

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 20, No. 1
Ligeti: Quartet No. 1, Métamorphoses nocturnes
Beethoven: Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2

Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111

This program will be performed without intermission.

Johannes Moser

Johannes Moser, cello and Anna Polonsky, piano

Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1
Webern: Three Little Pieces, Op. 11
Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 119
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Webern: Three Little Pieces, Op. 11
Beethoven: Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2