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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

Philadelphia Orchestra Winds

Date: Monday, October 7, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Philippe Tondre & Peter Smith, oboe; Ricardo Morales, Samuel Caviezel, & Socrates Villegas, clarinet; Paul Demers, bass clarinet; Daniel Matsukawa & Angela Anderson Smith, bassoon; Jennifer Montone, Jeffrey Lang, Christopher Dwyer, & Ernesto Tovar Torres, horn; with guest artists Yumi Kendall, cello & Joseph Conyers, double bass

Mozart: Serenade in B-flat Major, K. 361, Gran Partita
DiBerardino: New Piece TBA  World Premiere/PCMS Commission
Dvořák: Serenade for Winds in D Minor, Op. 44

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi w/ Britton-René Collins, percussion

Date: Friday, October 18, 2024 - 7:30 PM

American Form/s
Taylor: Daydreaming (A Fantasy on Scott Joplin)*
Joplin: Treemonisha Overture (Arr. Jannina Norpoth, Jessie Montgomery)**
Coleridge-Taylor: Four Novelletten, Op. 52
Becenti: Hané for String Quartet**
Carreño: Serenade for Strings (IV. Finale, Tempo di Marcia)
Skye: American Mirror Part One**
StewartDrill*  Philadelphia Premiere

* commissioned by Sphinx Virtuosi
** arranged for Sphinx Virtuosi
Program order is subject to change.

Escher Quartet

Escher Quartet w/ Jordan Bak, viola

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Barber: Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11
Price: Quartet No. 2 in A Minor
Dvořák: String Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97, American

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

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

Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935: No. 1 in F Minor
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935: No. 3 in B-flat Major
Singleton: Bed-Stuy Sonata  Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 959

Musicians from Marlboro

Musicians from Marlboro I

Date: Friday, November 8, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Mitsuko Uchida, piano; Stephanie Zyzak, violin; Beth Guterman Chu, viola; Oliver Herbert, cello

Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Kurtág: Signs, Games, and Messages (Sel.)
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2

Belcea & Ebene

Belcea Quartet and Quatuor Ébène

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

Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Enescu: String Octet in C Major, Op. 7

Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis, piano

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

Schubert: Sonata in C Minor, D. 958
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 959
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960

Parker Quartet

Parker Quartet w/ Fleur Barron, mezzo

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Brahms: Im Herbst from Fünf Gesänge, Op. 104 (Arr. Parker Quartet)
J. L. Adams: The Wind in High Places
Cheung: New Work TBA  Philadelphia Premiere/PCMS Co-Commission
Mahler: Der Einsame im Herbst from Das Lied von der Erde (Arr. Cheung)
Brahms: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67

Alexi Kenney

Alexi Kenney, violin and Amy Yang, fortepiano

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2024 - 7:30 PM

R. Schumann: Violin Sonata in A Minor, WoO 27
R. Schumann: Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 105
C. Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 22
R. Schumann: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 121

Barbara Hannigan, soprano and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Messiaen: Chants de terre et de ciel
Scriabin: Poème-nocturne, Op. 61
Scriabin: Vers la flamme, Op. 72
Zorn: Jumalattaret

Vertavo Quartet

Vertavo Quartet

Date: Thursday, December 12, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Maconchy: Quartet No. 3
Ravel: Quartet in F Major
Britten: Quartet No. 2, Op. 36

Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello and Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano

Date: Friday, December 13, 2024 - 7:30 PM

Fauré: Cello Sonata in D Minor, Op. 109
Poulenc: Cello Sonata, FP 143
Klouda: Tor Mordôn ("Sea mount of light")  Philadelphia Premiere*
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 45

*Commissioned by American Patrons of the Philharmonia Orchestra, London, Mr. and Mrs. William Jacob III

Ariel Quartet

Ariel Quartet w/ Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Date: Sunday, December 15, 2024 - 3:00 PM

Folklore
Musical Dialogue: original works and transcriptions arranged by the Ariel Quartet and Alisa Weilerstein
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

Takacs Quartet

Takács Quartet w/ Jeremy Denk, piano

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Janáček: Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

CKW Trio

CKW Trio w/ Ricardo Morales, clarinet

Date: Friday, January 31, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
Schumann: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 63
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

Dinnerstein & Pratt

Simone Dinnerstein, piano and Awadagin Pratt, piano

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K. 448
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56b
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Op. 68, Pastoral (Arr. Bagge)

Steven Isserlis

Steven Isserlis, cello and Connie Shih, piano

Date: Monday, February 10, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 5, No. 2
Martinů: Cello Sonata No. 2
N. Boulanger: Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
Grieg: Cello Sonata in A Minor, Op. 36

Roderick Williams, baritone; Julius Drake, piano; Charlotte Blake Alston, narrator; Cristina Garcia Martin, visual artist

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98
Brahms: Die schöne Magelone, Op. 33

Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet w/ Michelle Cann, piano

Date: Sunday, February 23, 2025 - 3 PM

Janáček: Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata
Tchaikovsky: Quartet in D Major, Op. 11
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Richard Goode

Richard Goode, piano

Date: Friday, March 7, 2025 - 7:30 PM

Haydn: Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50
Mozart: Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
Brahms: Six Pieces, Op. 118
Brahms: Four Pieces, Op. 119
Mozart: Sonata in D Major, K. 576