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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.

Transportation

Located in Center City, the Perelman Theater is accessible by SEPTA subway, bus, and trolley lines.

Avenue of the Arts Garage

1501 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$25 [reg. $30]: 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.

Latimer Garage

1510 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

$13 Mon-Fri (after 5pm), $13 Sat-Sun (up to 5 hours): 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: $15]

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.

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.

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

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.

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
Doric Quartet

Doric Quartet w/ Jonathan Biss, piano

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Quartet in D Major, K. 575
Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 84

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi

Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Foley: Ev’ry Voice
Coleman: Tracing Visions  Philadelphia Premiere
Price: String Quartet No. 2 [Arr.] [Sel.]
Montgomery: Banner!
Montgomery: Divided  Philadelphia Premiere
López-Gavilán: Camerata en Guaguancó
Ginastera: Concerto for Strings [Sel.]

Zlatomir Fung

Zlatomir Fung, cello and Mishka Rushdie Momen, piano

Date: Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 3:00 PM

Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes, Op. 17
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
Perkinson: Lamentations: Black/Folk Song Suite
Bartók: Rhapsody for Cello and Piano
Franck: Cello Sonata in A Major [Arr. Delsart]

Musicians from Marlboro I

Musicians from Marlboro I

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano; Geneva Lewis & David McCarroll, violin; Zhanbo Zheng, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Kuok-Wai Lio, piano

Schubert: Ellens Gesänge, D. 837-839
Janáček: Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata
Shirazi: Selection of songs  Philadelphia Premiere
Schumann: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1

Kit Armstrong

Kit Armstrong, piano

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Images in music, from Renaissance to Impressionism
Byrd: The Bells
Rameau: La Poule
C.P.E. Bach: Fantasia in F-sharp Minor, Wq 67
Beethoven: Sonata in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, Moonlight
Liszt: Dante Sonata
Debussy: Images, Book I

Belcea Quartet

Belcea Quartet

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Mozart: Quartet in F Major, K. 590
Szymanowski: Quartet in C Major, Op. 37
Schubert: Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, Death and the Maiden

Richard Goode

Richard Goode, piano

Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Six Moments Musicaux, D. 780
Schubert: Sonata in A Minor, D. 845
Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2
Bartók: 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs

Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet w/ Davóne Tines, bass-baritone

Date: Friday, November 5, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Zemlinsky: Quartet in A Major, Op. 4
Barber: Dover Beach, Op. 3
Shaw: By and By
Brahms: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

Jennifer Koh

Jennifer Koh, violin and Thomas Sauer, piano

Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Norman: Bridging I  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 30, No. 1
Norman: Bridging II  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2
Norman: Bridging III  Philadelphia Premiere
Beethoven: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3

Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis, piano

Date: Friday, December 3, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Mendelssohn: Songs without Words [Sel.]
Mozart: Sonata in A Major, K. 331
Scriabin: Five Preludes, Op, 74
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition [Suite]

Vertavo Quartet

Vertavo Quartet

Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 3:00 PM

Haydn: Quartet in D Minor, Op. 103
Sibelius: Quartet in D Minor, Op. 56, Voces Intimae
Dvořák: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, American

Pamela Frank

Pamela Frank, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; Stephen Prutsman, piano

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 7:30 PM

Brahms: Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 78, No. 1
Brahms: Cello Sonata in E Minor, Op. 38
Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8

BalletX

BalletX; Calidore Quartet; Zlatomir Fung, cello

Date: Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 7:30 pm

Schubert: Quartettsatz, D. 703
Increasing set to Schubert: Quintet in C Major, D. 956 (1st Mvmt)
Clyne: New Work TBA  Philadelphia Premiere
Credo set to Puts: Credo

BalletX

BalletX; Calidore Quartet; Zlatomir Fung, cello

Date: Sunday, January 9, 2022 - 3:00 PM

Schubert: Quartettsatz, D. 703
Increasing set to Schubert: Quintet in C Major, D. 956 (1st Mvmt)
Clyne: New Work TBA  Philadelphia Premiere
Credo set to Puts: Credo

Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet w/ Sam Green, narrator

Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Oscar-nominated filmmakers Sam Green and Joe Bini team up with Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet for a wildly creative multimedia performance piece that blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with prominent artists. Together on stage, Green and Kronos interact with the stirring cinematic imagery on screen to craft a vital record and exploration of late 20th- and early 21st-century music. As Green tells the story of the quartet, Kronos revisits its extensive body of work, performing music by George Crumb, Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and many others.

Golda Schultz

Golda Schultz, soprano and Jonathan Ware, piano

Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 7:30 PM

C. Schumann: Selection of four songs
Mayer: Selection of three songs
Clarke: Selection of four songs
N. Boulanger: Selection of four songs
Tagg: This be her verse  Philadelphia Premiere

Musicians from Marlboro

Musicians from Marlboro II

Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Daniel Phillips & Stephanie Zyzak, violin; Tanner Menees & Maiya Papach, viola; Alexander Hersh & Alice Neary, cello; Evren Ozel, piano

Schumann: Piano Trio in F Major, Op. 80
Perkinson: String Trio
Schoenberg: String Trio
Dvořák: String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48

Steven Isserlis

Steven Isserlis, cello and Connie Shih, piano

Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Kabalevsky: Cello Sonata in B-flat Major, Op. 71
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40
Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19

Gerald Finley & Julius Drake

Gerald Finley, bass-baritone and Julius Drake, piano

Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 7:30 PM

Schubert: Five Lieder [Sel.]
Wolf: Mörike-Lieder [Sel.]
Turnage: Without Ceremony  Philadelphia Premiere
Schubert: Five Lieder [Sel.]

Kim Kashkashian

Daniel Phillips, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Cynthia Raim, piano

Date: Sunday, February 13, 2022 - 3:00 PM

Mozart: Piano Trio in C Major, K. 548
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87