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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.

Transportation

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.

EZ-Park

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.

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00pm
Friday – Saturday, 5:00 – 11:00pm
Sunday, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

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.

Hours

Lunch:

Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 3:00pm

Dinner:

Sunday – Thursday : 5:00 – 10:00pm

Friday – Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00pm

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.

Hours

Lunch:

Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Dinner:

Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 5:00 – 11:30pm

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.

Hours

Daily: 11:30am – 2:00am

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.

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 11:30am – 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 11:30am – 11:00pm

Closed Sunday

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.

Hours

Sunday – Thursday, 5 – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday, 5 – 11 pm

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.

Hours

Lunch:

Tuesday – Friday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Dinner:

Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00 – 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 5:00 – 11:00pm

Sunday: 4:00 – 10:00pm

Closed Monday

Location
253 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Our Voices: The Rise of the American Voice

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:30 pm

This concert is part of our Emerging Voices Project that explores national identity and social connection through art song. Learn more about the inspirations behind Our Voices in the video preview below.

Sarah Shafer, soprano; Corinne Winters, soprano; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Douglas Williams, bass-baritone; Brooklyn Rider; Myra Huang, piano; Shannon McGinnis, piano

N. BoulangerÉcoutez la chanson bien douce
ThomsonMostly About Love
Swanson: Songs [Sel.]
CarterThree Poems of Robert Frost
CoplandTwelve Poems of Emily Dickinson [Sel.]
Bonds3 Dream Portraits
LéonOh Yemanja – Mother’s Prayer
ShawAnd So
Nico Muhly: Stranger World Premiere/PCMS Commission

Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3
Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57, Appassionata

Doric Quartet

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 w/ Grosse Fuge, Op. 133

Ritz Chamber Players

Ritz Chamber Players

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violin; Orlando Wells, viola; Khari Joyner, cello; Judy Dines, flute; Terrance L. Patterson, clarinet; David Berry, piano

Perkinson: String Trio
Walker: Music for Three
Holland: Alchemy
Lee, III: Night Visions of Kippur
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25

Llyr Williams

Llŷr Williams, piano

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 2, No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in G Major, Op. 49, No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Beethoven: Sonata in D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2, Tempest
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3

Avi Avital, mandolin and Bridget Kibbey, harp

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Bach: Sonata in E-Flat Major, BWV 1031
de Falla: Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
Lavry: Three Jewish Dances
CPE Bach: Sonata in G Minor, H 542.5
Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op. 37a
RodrigoCuatro madrigales amatorios

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in G Minor, Op. 49, No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 1, Sonata quasi una fantasia
Beethoven: Sonata in A Major, Op. 101

Vienna Piano Trio

Vienna Piano Trio

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Haydn: Trio in E Minor, Hob. XV:12
Brahms: Trio in C Minor, Op. 101
Beethoven: Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97, Archduke

Pamela Frank

Pamela Frank, violin and Peter Serkin, piano

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Bach: Violin Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014
Bach: Violin Sonata in A Major, BWV 1015
Bach: Violin Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016
Bach: Violin Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1017
Bach: Violin Sonata in F Minor, BWV 1018
Bach: Violin Sonata in G Major, BWV 1019

Ana Maria Martinez

Ana María Martínez, soprano and Craig Terry, piano

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:30 pm

All-Spanish recital of works by Rodrigo, Granados, Lecuona, de Falla, MoréCapó, and selected zarzuela

Takács Quartet

Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:00 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 135
Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, Harp
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1

Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5
Beethoven: Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3
Beethoven: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in E Major, Op. 14, No. 1
Beethoven: Sonata in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2
Beethoven: Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 106, Hammerklavier

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 7, Grand Sonata
Beethoven: Sonata in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
Beethoven: Sonata in F-sharp Major, Op. 78, À Thérèse
Beethoven: Sonata in G Major, Op. 79
Beethoven: Sonata in E Major, Op. 109

Richard Goode

Richard Goode, piano

Date: Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in D Major, Op. 28, Pastoral
Beethoven: Sonata in E Minor, Op. 90
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, Les adieux
Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 119 [Nos. 6-11]
Beethoven: Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111

Jonathan Biss

Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 26, Funeral March
Beethoven: Sonata in F Major, Op. 54
Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein
Beethoven: Sonata in B-fl at Major, Op. 22
Beethoven: Sonata in A-fl at Major, Op. 110

Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Tabea Zimmermann, viola; Dénes Várjon, piano

Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Schumann: Fairy Tales, Op. 132
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73
Widmann: Five Pieces in Fairy-Tale Style
Schumann: Fairy Tale Pictures, Op. 113
Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498, Kegelstatt

MItsuko Uchida

Mitsuko Uchida, piano

Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Beethoven: Diabelli Variations, Op. 120

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Juilliard Quartet

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458, Hunt
Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit
Brahms: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2