Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Events
FREE Monthly Organ Demonstration!
Saturday, April 4 and May 23, 2015
Join us for a very special Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ demonstration as part of our FREE Kimmel Center tour! Once a month, our 1pm tour will start with a 15 minute organ demonstration of the instrument’s unparalleled and dramatic sounds LIVE in Verizon Hall. Together with our partners at The American Guild of Organists, we’re excited to expand our popular tours to include this unique experience. Let our talented volunteer show you around!
Kimmel Center tours depart from the Information Desk in Commonwealth Plaza. Tours are on a first-come, first served basis and are limited to 20 persons per tour. Visitors may register for public tours at the Information Desk, which opens at 10am daily.
Upcoming Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Events
The Kimmel Center celebrates the awe-inspiring power of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ with a diverse line-up of virtuosi.
Silent Film with Organ: The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
Accompanied by Steven Ball, Organ
Fri, May 29 9pm
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Andrew Senn, Music Director
Special guests Cantor Amy Levy and soprano Jennifer Hsiung
Wed, Jun 10 8pm
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Kimmel Center Organ performances are made possible through a donation by the Fred J. Cooper Restoration Fund as recommended by Frederick R. Haas and Daniel K. Meyer.
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
50th Anniversary Celebration Concert
Sun, May 10 | 2:30pm
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Dirk Brossé Conductor | Alan Morrison organ
Soovin Kim violin | Ignat Solzhenitsyn piano | Marie Elisabeth Hecker cello
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
Brossé Organ Concerto (World Premiere)
Beethoven Concerto in C major for Violin, Cello, Piano, and Orchestra, Op. 56, 'Triple Concerto'
5th Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial
Sat, Jun 13 | Verizon Hall
Join us for a day of FREE family fun at our 5th Annual Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day. A beautiful addition to the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ ranks as the largest mechanical action concert hall organ in the United States! Join us and experience the 'King of Instruments' with a day of music, recitals, demonstrations, and more.
In association with the American Guild of Organists, Philadelphia Chapter.
- The Philadelphia Orchestra's Art of the Pipe Organ
- Connect with the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ on Facebook
- Organ Articles on the Kimmel Center Blog
All programs and artists subject to change.