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.


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.

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
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

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.

Davone Tines

Davóne Tines, bass-baritone and John Bitoy, piano

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Recital #1: MASS
Shaw: Kyrie
Bach: Wie jammern mich doch die verkehrten Herzen from Cantata, BWV 170
Shaw: Agnus Dei
Sorey: "Were You There?" from Songs for Death
Bonds: "To a Brown Girl Dead"
Sorey: "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" from Songs of Death
Shaw: Credo
BachMache dich, mein Herze, rein from St. Matthew Passion
Shaw: Gloria
"Give Me Jesus" trad., arr. Hogan
Shaw: Sanctus
Eastman: Prelude to The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc
Dieudonné/Tines: VIGIL

Please note that this recital will be performed without an intermission.

This concert was originally scheduled for November 30, 2022. Tickets for the original date will gain you entrance on February 28.

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

Imogen Cooper

Imogen Cooper, piano

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 7:30 PM

Liszt: 3 Petrarch Sonnets from Années de Pèlerinage (Sel.)
Beethoven: Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Schubert: Sonata in C Major, D. 840, Reliquie
Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111

Fleur Barron

Fleur Barron, mezzo and Julius Drake, piano

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

Homeland, Dreams, Childhood
Recital of works by Dvořák, Brahms, Ives, and Berg and premieres by Zubaida Azezi, Edo Frenkel, Bun-Ching Lam, and Chen Yi (PCMS Co-Commission).

Takacs Quartet

Takács Quartet

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Haydn: Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, No. 2
Britten: Quartet in D Major, Op. 25
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127

Jupiter Ensemble

Jupiter Ensemble

Date: Friday, March 17, 2023 - 7:30 pm

All-Vivaldi Program
Vedro con mio diletto, from Il Giustino, RV 717
Armatae face et anguibus, from Juditha triumphans, RV 644
Lute concerto in C Major, RV 82 [Arr.]
Cum dederit, from Nisi Dominus, RV 608
Lute concerto in D Major, RV 93
L'Inverno (Winter) in F Minor, RV 297
Gelido in ogni vena, from Il Farnace, RV 711
Gelosia, tu già rendi l’alma mia, from Ottone in Villa, RV 729
Cello concerto in G Minor, RV 416
Onde chiare che susurrate, from Ercole su’l Termodonte, RV 710
Scenderò, volerò, griderò, from Ercole su’l Termodonte, RV 710
Elias Quartet

Elias Quartet

Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 135
Beethoven: Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2

Lawrence Brownlee

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor and Kevin Miller, piano

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Owens: Desire, Op. 13
Evans: Selection of three songs
Owens: Silver Rain, Op. 11
Bonds: Songs of the Seasons
Simon: Vocalise I
Barnes: Peace & Invocation
Spencer: I know my Soul & The Dance of Love
Simon: Vocalise I
Sneed: Selection of three songs
Okpebholo: Romance  Philadelphia Premiere
Simon: Vocalise I
Thompson: Selection of three songs

Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet w/ Joseph Conyers, double bass

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, The Joke
Walker: Quartet No. 1
Dvořák: Quintet in G Major, Op. 77

Ibragimova & Tiberghien

Alina Ibragimova, violin and Cédric Tiberghien, piano

Date: Friday, April 7, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Schumann: Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 105
Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F Minor, Op. 4
Webern: Four Pieces, Op. 7
Schumann: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 121

Orion Quartet

Orion Quartet w/ Kim Kashkashian, viola and Marcy Rosen, cello

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023 - 3:00 pm

Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 33, No. 3, Bird
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 135
Brahms: Sextet in B-flat Major, Op. 18

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935
Schumann: Ghost Variations, WoO 24
Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Kirsten: (speak to me)
Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110


ECCO w/ Jupiter Quartet

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Hailstork: Sonata da Chiesa
Montgomery: Banner!
Schubert: Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, Death and the Maiden

Laredo Robinson Ngwenyama Polonsky

Anna Polonsky, piano; Jaime Laredo, violin; Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Sharon Robinson, cello

Date: Friday, May 12, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
NgwenyamaElegy  Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission
Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87

Castle of our Skins

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 7:30 pm

Louise Toppin, coloratura soprano; Brian Dunbar, flute; Ashleigh Gordon, viola; Kyle P. Walker, piano

Time is an Impatient Thing
ColemanFanmi Imen
PerryThe Hidden Words of Baha’u’llah
Green…all that is good…
HailstorkSanctum Rhapsody
Loggins-HullShine  World Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission