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Grammy® Award-Winning Jazz Artist Diana Krall Returns to the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus in Celebration of New Album "Turn Up The Quiet," June 23, 2017

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GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING JAZZ ARTIST DIANA KRALL RETURNS TO THE KIMMEL CENTER CULTURAL CAMPUS IN CELEBRATION OF NEW ALBUM TURN UP THE QUIET, JUNE 23, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Philadelphia, PA, April 20, 2017) –– Grammy® Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer, Diana Krall, returns to the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music on Friday, June 23, 2017at 8:00 p.m. for the first time since 2013. Krall will be performing standards, as well as songs from her highly anticipated new album Turn Up the Quiet, where she collaborated with Tommy LiPuma, the late Grammy®-winning producer. Her latest album combines the Great American Songbook and her jazz roots.

“Diana Krall’s expressive and emotional new album, Turn Up the Quiet, transcends musical genres with touching and emotional arrangements,” said Anne Ewers, President & CEO of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. “This tour brings Philadelphia audiences a fresh new sound from a treasured jazz artist.”

With a record eight albums topping the Billboard Jazz Albums list, Krall has released a combined 19 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum records, earning eight Juno® Awards and five Grammy® Awards.

An internationally celebrated musician, Krall has sold millions of records around the world.

Other upcoming performances coming to the Kimmel Center include All-City Jazz Festival (June 9, 2017, Perelman Theater), Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia: A Night in Havana (June 10, 2017, Perelman Theater), Fun Home (June 13–18, 2017, Forrest Theatre), Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (June 24–July 9, 2017, Perelman Theater), and Wicked (July 26–August 27, 2017, Academy of Music).

DIANA KRALL

Academy of Music

June 23, 2017, 8:00 p.m.

Tickets

Tickets are on sale now and start at $49.00. Tickets can be purchased by calling (215) 893-1999, online at kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling (215) 790-5883. More information at kimmelcenter.org.

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Center’s mission is to operate a world-class performing arts center that engages and serves a broad audience through diverse programming, arts education, and community outreach. The Kimmel Center Campus is comprised of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts (Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, SEI Innovation Studio, and the Merck Arts Education Center), the Academy of Music (owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association), and the Merriam Theater. The Kimmel Center is also home to eight Resident Companies: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philly POPS, PHILADANCO, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis Institute of Music. With nearly 9,000 seats per night, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is the region’s most impactful performing arts center, and the second largest in the country. TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is the season sponsor of the Kimmel Center’s 2016-2017 Season. American Airlines is the official airline of Broadway Philadelphia. For additional information, visit kimmelcenter.org.

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