Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

2004 News

Kimmel Center Presents Fun, Funk and Jazz in January
Tom Chapin Brings Family Entertainment Jan. 15
Bobby McFerrin Makes Audiences Happy on Jan. 16
Jazzman James Carter Plays Hot Tunes on Jan. 21

December 20, 2004

New York Philharmonic Returns to Verizon Hall
Maestro Lorin Maazel Will Lead with Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Honegger in Kimmel Center Presents 'Great Orchestras On Tour' Series

December 20, 2004

Italian Tenor Extraordinaire Salvatore Licitra Debuts at Verizon Hall January 19
Concert is One of Kimmel Center Presents Master Musicians Series

December 20, 2004

Kimmel’s Adult Education Series Launched
‘Mondays at the Merck’ Will Offer Learners a Variety of Interactive, Hands-On Music Classes

December 15, 2004

Holes Comes to Life on Academy Stage
The People’s Light & Theater Company Production Moves to the Academy of Music January 19 - 23

December 15, 2004

Kimmel Center Opens Doors to Mummers Fans
Parade-Goers Can Warm Up, Eat Lunch, Enjoy Entertainment Inside Commonwealth Plaza on New Year’s Day

December 13, 2004

Casting Announced for Disney’s On The Record
Premiere of New Musical Begins January 5 at Academy of Music

December 9, 2004

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Marks Third Anniversary Dec 11
Kimmel Center Youth Jazz Ensemble Will Help Celebrate With ‘Free In the Plaza’ Concert Performance

December 7, 2004

A Colonial Holiday Launches Kimmel’s ‘See Hear!’ Series
December 3, 2004

Festive December Concert Mix will Celebrate Holidays at Kimmel Center
Vienna Choir Boys Return December 11
A Colonial Holiday Opens ‘See-Hear’ Series December 17
Cantors: A Faith in Song Makes U.S. Premiere December 19

November 10, 2004

Set Sail: Cruise to Russia and the Baltics with the Kimmel Center and Rosenbluth Vacations
New Relationship Explores the Arts and Culture in Philadelphia and the Baltics

October 27, 2004

Jazz Favorites Combine Both Local and Latin Sounds
McCoy Tyner Trio Headlines All-Star Jazz Night November 12
Take the Col’train to Brazil on December 11

October 27, 2004

Classical Pianists Take Center Stage at Verizon Hall
Lang Lang Opens Piano Series on November 23
Andre Watts Returns by Popular Demand December 8

October 27, 2004

Two New Shows Added to 2004-05 Broadway at the Academy Lineup
Holes Makes Academy Debut January 19 - 23
The Ten Tenors Premiere on March 18 - 19

October 22, 2004

PHILADANCO Celebrates 35th Anniversary Season Preserving the Past, Seizing the Future at Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater
October 18, 2004

Bruce Hornsby Brings Eclectic Mix of Pop and Jazz to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall Saturday, November 6
October 14, 2004

Jane Birkin Brings Sophisticated French Cabaret to the Perelman Theater
October 13, 2004

Internationally Renowned Musicians and Siblings Gil and Orli Shaham at the Kimmel Center November 4
October 11, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Fresh Ink Continues with Eighth Blackbird November 4
Performance Includes World Premiere Commissioned by Kimmel Center Presents and American Composers Forum

October 11, 2004

Michael Feinstein and Jane Monheit Perform Great American Standards at the Kimmel Center Friday, November 5, 2004
October 11, 2004

100% New, Fresh and Zesty: Jackie Mason Freshly Squeezed will make Philadelphia Premiere at the Academy of Music
Pre-Broadway Tour Visits Philadelphia November 17-21

October 11, 2004

Tickets on Sale Now for Philadelphia Engagement of Big River, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Coming to the Academy of Music for Eight Performances Only, November 23 - 28
October 11, 2004

Jazz Greats Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman & Branford Marsalis Take Center Stage as the Kimmel Center’s "Year of Incredible Sax" Continues
October 1, 2004

St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Makes Kimmel Center Debut with Music of Prokofiev, Schumann and Rachmaninoff Sunday, October 24
September 27, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Offers Yearlong Tribute to Jazz Great John Coltrane with Mellon Jazz Up Close "Take The Col’train"
Artistic Advisor Danilo Perez Creates Exclusive, One-Night-Only Performances

September 27, 2004

Dan Zanes and Friends Invite Kids and Adults of All Ages to Enjoy a Unique Spin on Some Children’s Classics
September 27, 2004

Multple Grammy Award Winner k.d. lang Brings First Symphony Orchestra Tour to the Kimmel Center Sunday, October 17
September 27, 2004

Orchestra 2001 Opens Kimmel Center’s Fresh Ink Series October 7
Concert Features World Premiere by George Crumb from Ongoing American Songbook Series

September 24, 2004

Tango Pasión Steams Up the Stage at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall
September 17, 2004

Citizens Bank Broadway at the Academy Adds Three More Shows!
Tickets for Jackie Mason Freshly Squeezed; Evita; Tim Conway & Harvey Korman: Together Again Are on Sale Beginning September 1

August 27, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Opens Fourth Season September 16-18, 2004
Shen Wei Dance Arts September 16-18, Jazz Legend Ornette Coleman Friday, September 17, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Saturday, September 18

August 27, 2004

"Sax in the City"
Sax Players of All Ages Needed for Jam Session Kicking off Kimmel’s "Year of Incredible Sax"

August 25, 2004

Kimmel Center, Inc. Offers Great Student Deals
PASS Program, Student Subscriptions, Rush Tickets Provide Access to the Arts

August 2, 2004

Tickets on Sale August 16 for Kimmel Center Presents 2004-2005 Events
New Additions to Season Lineup Include Shen Wei Dance Arts, China Philharmonic Orchestra, Holiday Shows, Plus Performances by Bruce Hornsby, Johnny Mathis, Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Jane Monheit and Michael Feinstein

August 2, 2004

See Hear! New Kimmel Center Programming Initiative Lets Audience "See" the Music
August 2, 2004

Kimmel Center, Inc. Offers Students and Seniors Half-Price Tickets For Citizens Bank Broadway at the Academy
New Broadway at the Academy Kids Club Gives Young People Special Behind-the-Scenes Access

July 12, 2004

Kimmel Center, Inc. Announces New Board Members
July 8, 2004

Young Musicians Learn from Professionals at Kimmel Center’s Teen Summer Arts Camp
June 30, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents World Music Dance Parties Transform Perelman Theater into Nightclub Every Wednesday in July
June 29, 2004

The Kimmel Center Stays Open All Night with Third Annual Summer Solstice Celebration June 26, Featuring The Fabulous Philadelphians
World Music Dance Parties transform theater into nightclub every Wednesday in July, plus free World Music Dance Party on June 30

May 3, 2004

Israeli Chava Alberstein May 15 Palestinian Simon Shaheen May 29 at the Kimmel Center
Kimmel Center to host pre-concert discussions on the arts as an agent for political change

May 3, 2004

Mellon Jazz: Dreaming of Dizzy Continues with "Tin Tin Deo" a Celebration of Latin Jazz with Saxophonist David Sánchez and Special Guests Danilo Perez and Jon Faddis
April 19, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Academy of Music May 13 - 15
Company to Lead Dance Residency Program at the William Meredith School in Philadelphia in Collaboration with the Kimmel Center’s Education Department

April 16, 2004

Cook, Dixon & Young—formerly known as Three Mo’ Tenors, directed by Marion J. Caffey—at the Kimmel Center Sunday, May 9, 2004
April 16, 2004

Kimmel Center’s Critically Acclaimed Fresh Ink Series Presents Christopher O’Riley Plays Radiohead Thursday, May 6, 2004
April 13, 2004

Two Shows Added for Jerry Seinfeld at the Academy of Music Friday, May 28, 2004 at 7 & 9:30pm
April 12, 2004

The Kimmel Center Presents an Acoustic Evening with Medeski Martin & Wood and Special Guests The Bad Plus May 7, 2004
April 11, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Zurich’s Tonhalle Orchestra at Verizon Hall May 2, 2004
April 8, 2004

The Kimmel Center Kicks Off Summer with Second Annual Summer in the City Gala Saturday, May 22, 2004
Patti LuPone and Little Richard Headline Event Benefiting Kimmel Center, Inc.’s Diverse Artistic Programming, Education and Community Initiatives

April 7, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents and Princeton Entertainment Present Jerry Seinfeld at the Academy of Music Saturday, May 29, 2004
April 6, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Wachovia Classics: Master Musicians Piano Series Welcomes Murray Perahia to Verizon Hall April 25
March 29, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Welcomes The Mutter Previn Harrell Trio to Verizon Hall Sunday, April 18
March 29, 2004

Jerry Blavat’s Soul Sound Spectacular at the Kimmel Center April 10
March 18, 2004

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette at the Kimmel Center April 7
March 17, 2004

Philadanco Presents People’s Choice at the Perelman Theater April 1 - 3
March 16, 2004

Kimmel Center’s Critically Acclaimed Fresh Ink Series Presents the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Featuring the Orion String Quartet and Marc Neikrug with Special Guest John Rubinstein March 30, 2004
March 10, 2004

Mellon Jazz: Dreaming of Dizzy "A Night in Tunisia" Featuring Randy Weston’s African Rhythms Trio with Special Guest Billy Harper Saturday, March 27
March 10, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Wachovia Classics: Master Musicians Presents Alfred Brendel at Verizon Hall, March 26, 2004
March 5, 2004

The San Francisco Symphony to Make Philadelphia Debut at Verizon Hall March 24
March 5, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Announces Second Season of Citizens Bank Broadway at the Academy
March 2, 2004

The Philadelphia Premiere of Disney’s The Lion King is Confirmed for 2006!
March 2, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Announces 2004/2005 Season
March 2, 2004

Kimmel Center Welcomes The Salzburg Marionettes March 18-20
February 23, 2004

Celtic Groups Solas and The Chieftains to Perform at the Kimmel Center March 13 & 14
February 18, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Mellon Jazz: Arturo Sandoval, Los Hombres Calientes March 3 & Philly All-Star Jazz Night March 5
February 18, 2004

Kimmel Center’s Wachovia Classics: Master Musicians Continues with World-Renowned Tenor Ben Heppner on March 7
February 9, 2004

Kimmel Center, Inc. Now Taking Reservations for Spring 2004 Events
February 9, 2004

Violinist Hilary Hahn Makes Kimmel Center Debut February 22
February 3, 2004

Angelique Kidjo and Paco de Lucía Make Kimmel Center Debuts February 28 & 29
February 3, 2004

Dee Dee Bridgewater and Nicholas Payton at the Kimmel Center February 18
February 3, 2004

Kimmel Center Presents Super Bowl Sunday Sale
January 29, 2004

Valentine’s Day at the Kimmel Center with Jane Monheit February 14
January 23, 2004

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Returns to the Verizon Hall Stage February 13
January 23, 2004

Kimmel Center’s Critically Acclaimed Fresh Ink Series Presents Two Recitals/One Night with Jennifer Koh and Simone Dinnerstein
January 23, 2004

Mark Morris Dance Group Returns to the Kimmel Center January 29-31
January 16, 2004

Kennedy Center Honoree Itzhak Perlman at the Kimmel Center Sunday, January 25
January 16, 2004

Kimmel Center Dedicates Sculpture Eight Figures by Arlene Love
Artwork a Gift of William Hollis and Andrea Baldeck

January 8, 2004