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“What a fabulous venue!”

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
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“What a fabulous venue!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Having heard my share of music in bad, acoustically-deprived halls, anchored with narrow seats, poor lighting, and less-than easy access, I was unprepared for my visit to the Kimmel Center. Sure, I spent the money on a high-roller seat at $100 plus (made somewhat bitter by the fellow sitting next to me who had profited from one of the last-minute $10 rush tickets) but I am now convinced that I could have found comfort, glorious sound and even acceptable sight lines from any seat in the house.

What a glorious experience . . . the first notes from the Philadelphia Orchestra told me, a non-musician, all I needed to know; that music played and heard in a superb hall is a special experience.

A big thank you to all who made the Kimmel Center a reality, including the citizens whose taxes were as important to its success as the contributions from patrons and business organizations.

Philadelphia, you have a winner!

Visited October 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Home of the Philadelphia orchestra”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

The Kimmel center was built to provide a suitable world class venue for the orchestra. Whether seeing the orchestra or any one of the dozens and dozens of live performances presented at the Kimmel each year, you'll be treated to wonderful live entertainment in a majestic and comfortable setting.

Visited April 2013
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Tortola
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful theatre”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I saw Wicked at the Kimmel Center. Amazing show and great theatre. My seat was excellent but I didn't see a bad seat around. The staff get people to their seats quickly and with a smile. I will definitely look for more events to attend at the Kimmel Center

Visited August 2013
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Lima, Peru
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Amazing building, 2 wonderfull theaters.”
Reviewed September 1, 2013

Kimmel Center houses Philadelphia Filarmonic Orchestra. If you like classical music book in advance,. you will enjoy it.

Visited October 2012
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“Relaxation !!”
Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

A great place & fancy , for those who love arts you can enjoy all kinds of arts , a place for all the family members .

Visited November 2012
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