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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center, 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.

Accessibility

To request accessible seats, please contact the box office at 215-569-8080 or boxoffice@pcmsconcerts.org. You may also enter a seating request at checkout when purchasing tickets online. For more information about accessibility at the Perelman Theater, go to ensembleartsphilly.org/plan-your-visit/accessibility.

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

$11 (up to 2 1⁄2 hours) or $20 (2 1⁄2 hours or longer). This indoor lot is located under the Academy House.

Latimer Garage

1510 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$17 Evenings, $16 Sundays (leave by 5 pm) or $20 (leave after 5 pm). 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

$28 w/ voucher (Reg. $33). 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

$22 Mon-Fri (after 5pm), $22 Sat-Sun (up to 12 hours). 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.

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

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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
Hagen Quartet

Hagen Quartet

Date: Friday, March 1, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3, Emperor
Bartók: Quartet No. 2
Beethoven: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132

Running time: 2 hours (including intermission) 

Esmé Quartet

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, Joke
Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Brahms: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1

Running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (including intermission) 

Horszowski Trio and Ying Quartet

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2024 - 3:00 PM

Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 50, No. 1
Zwilich: Septet
Bolcom: Introduzione e Rondo: Haydn Go Seek
Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano, and Quartet, Op. 21

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

Mark Padmore & Mitsuko Uchida

Mark Padmore, tenor and Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Die Winterreise, D. 911

Running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

TakacsQt

Takács Quartet

Date: Friday, March 15, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4, Sunrise
Ngwenyama: flow  Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission
Beethoven: Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2

Running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (including intermission) 

Matthew Polenzani

Matthew Polenzani, tenor and Julius Drake, piano

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 24
Finzi: A Young Man’s Exhortation
Schubert: Selection of five songs
Ives: Selection of five songs

Running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (including intermission) 

Mitsuko Uchida, piano and Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Friday, April 5, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Allegro in A Minor, D. 947, Lebensstürme
Schubert: March in E-flat Minor, D. 819, No. 5
Schubert: Rondo in A Major, D. 951

Schubert: Divertissement à la hongroise, D. 818

Running time: 1 hour and 35 minutes (including intermission) 

Quatuor Ebene

Quatuor Ébène

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3
Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

Emanuel Ax

Emanuel Ax, piano

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Schoenberg: Three Pieces, Op. 11
Beethoven: Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Schoenberg: Three Pieces (1894)
Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op. 19
Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57, Appassionata

Running time: 1 hour and 55 minutes (including intermission) 

Chee-Yun

Chee-Yun, violin and Mak Grgić, guitar

Date: Friday, May 10, 2024 - 7:30 PM

East/West-ish
Bartók: Six Romanian Folk Dances
De Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20
DvořákGoin' home (Arr. M. Foumai)
D. KimWhere the Clouds Roam (Arr. M. Foumai)
Piazzolla: History of Tango (Sel.)
Tadić: Four Macedonian Pieces
Traditional: Three Slovenian Songs for Solo Guitar
Kreisler: Recitativo and Scherzo for Solo Violin, Op. 6
BeachRomance, Op. 23
De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
G. Gershwin/Heifetz: Three Preludes

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

Brentano Quartet

Brentano Quartet w/ Joseph Conyers, double bass and Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2024 - 3:00 PM

Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130
Schubert: Quintet in A Major, D. 667, Trout

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

Jennifer Johnson Cano

A Song by Mahler

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Bradford, baritone; David Shifrin, clarinet; FLUX Quartet

Neikrug: A Song by Mahler  Philadelphia Premiere

Running time: 1 hour and 20 minutes