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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 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.


Located in Center City, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is accessible by SEPTA subway, bus, and trolley lines.

Avenue of the Arts Garage

15th and Spruce Streets
North-west corner of Spruce Street
Just past the Fox and Hound Bar and Grill

$25 [reg. $30]: Come to the PCMS Box Office Table and request a "Validation or Chaser Ticket". Following the concert you will need to visit one of the pay stations located in the garage lobby. In the Avenue of the Arts Garage there are three pay stations located in the lobby at the 15th Street entrance.

Central Parking

Enter on Broad Street between Locust and Walnut Streets

$12 [reg. $14] after 5 pm: You need to show your PCMS ticket stub after the concert to get the discount.

Latimer Garage

1510 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$13 Mon-Fri (after 5 pm) and $15 on Sun: 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.

Park America

251 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

$12 with ticket stub (Reg: $20)

Symphony House Parking

440 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

$18 M-Fri, $10 Sat-Sun: This parking lot is located in Symphony House - entrance is on Broad Street right after Pine Street.


Corner of Pine and Hicks between 15th and 16th Streets

$12 Sun-Wed, $15 Thu-Sat, $10 Sun: This small outdoor lot is located on the north side of Pine Street.

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.

1623 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


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.

10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Estia philadelphia

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.

1405-07 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Jose Pistola's

jose phila

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

For more information click here.

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.

1516 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


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.

1221 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

La Viola


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.

253 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Musicians from Marlboro

Musicians from Marlboro II [CANCELED]

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Radovan Vlatković, horn; YooJin Jang & Tessa Lark, violin; Jonathan Chu, viola; Christoph Richter, cello; Lydia Brown, piano

Britten: Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain
Schubert: String Quartet in E-flat Major, D. 87
Schubert: Auf dem Strom, D. 943
Britten: String Quartet No. 3

Hagen Quartet

Hagen Quartet [CANCELED]

Date: Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 589
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 9, Op. 117
Mozart: Quartet in F Major, K. 590

Danish Quartet [CANCELED]

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 10, Op. 118
Folk music from the Nordic countries

Andras Schiff

Sir András Schiff, piano [CANCELED]

Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Bach: Overture in the French Style in B Minor, BWV 831
Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Haydn: Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI:32
Schubert: Sonata in D Major, D. 850

PCMS 35th Anniversary Gala

35th Anniversary Gala [POSTPONED]

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 7:30 PM

BartókContrasts for violin, clarinet and piano
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84

Jeremy Denk, piano; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Pamela Frank & Alexi Kenney, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; Dover Quartet

Shai Wosner

Shai Wosner, piano

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 664
Scarlatti: Sonata, K141
Rzewski: Nanosonata No. 36 (For a Young Man)
Scarlatti: Sonata, K9
Rzewski: Nanosonata No. 38 (To a Great Guy)
Scarlatti: Sonata, K230
Rzewski: Nanosonata No. 12
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3

Beatrice Rana

Beatrice Rana, piano

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Scriabin: Piano Sonata in G-sharp Minor, Op. 19
Ravel: La Valse
Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op. 20
Chopin: Scherzo in B-flat Minor, Op. 31
Chopin: Scherzo in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
Chopin: Scherzo in E Major, Op. 54

Mark Padmore & Mitsuko Uchida

Mark Padmore, tenor and Mitsuko Uchida, piano [CANCELED]

Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Schumann: Hans Christian Andersen Lieder, Op. 40
Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 39
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48

Sérgio Assad, guitar; Clarice Assad, singer/piano; Third Coast Percussion [CANCELED]

Date: Friday, April 16, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Archetypes — Program to be announced from the stage

Formosa Quartet w/ Cynthia Raim, piano [CANCELED]

Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 3:00 PM

Dvořák: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, American
Formosa Quartet Set: Selections TBA
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Musicians from Marlboro III [CANCELED]

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Lauren Pearl Eberwein, soprano; Abigail 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
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Musical Fund Society 200th Anniversary Concert [CANCELED]

Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021 - 3:00 pm

Network for New Music; Curtis 20/21 Ensemble; PRISM Quartet; Astral

Roberto SierraGraffiti II w/ PRISM Quartet
Tania León: Work TBA for string quartet, piano, & soprano w/ Curtis 20/21 Ensemble
Augusta Read ThomasMagic Gardens w/ Rolston Quartet (Astral) 
Stephen Jaffe: Three Arcs (Chamber Concerto No.5) for flute, harp, guitar, percussion, strings, and female chorus w/ Network for New Music

Susan Graham

Susan Graham, mezzo and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Frauenliebe und-leben: Variations
Schumann’s Frauenliebe und Leben with related works by Grieg, Strauss, Mahler, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, and others.

Midori, violin and Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

Date: Friday, May 28, 2021 - 7:30 pm

Dvořák: Sonatina in G Major, Op. 100
Mozart: Violin Sonata in F Major, K. 376
Brahms: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108