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The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is a venue that is situated on Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kimmel Center, Inc., is the organization that owns and runs it which has also managed a Academy of Music. Philanthropist Sidney Kimmel is the name behind this center. The Center has been designed by architect Rafael Vinoly and was first inaugurated on December 2001. Due to excessive costs and building delays, a lawsuit was filed against Vinoly by the supervisors of Kimmel Center. An undisclosed amount was charged from the architect against a lawsuit. The city of Philadelphia where Kimmel Center is located is rated as the biggest city in Pennsylvania, not to mention the sixth highly populated city in USA. The city is the country's fourth largest urban region by population.
Philadelphia Orchestra, one of America's top ranking symphony orchestras plays at The Kimmel Center. A popular series "Kimmel Center Presents" is also played here that comprises of a variety of classical, jazz and world pop performers. Some of the other groups that play at the Kimmel Center comprise the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadanco and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. A distinctive vaulted glass ceiling covers the whole thing. The Center presents itself as a great attraction opened to public seven days a week. Thousands of visitors come here every year that are free to roam about and explore.
Verizon Hall is also the main performance auditorium here. The pipe organ by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders contained by it is the largest mechanical action pipe organ in an American concert hall. Perelman Theatre has 650 seats making the space to be used as a recital hall or a proscenium theatre with a stage, fly-loft and orchestra pit. Premier performing arts groups perform at the Kimmel Center, forming a lively community of artists, and a haven for art lovers. Kimmel Center offers it all. Exquisite informal dining, planned tours, facility rentals for private and corporate events and special packages for groups.
Apart from concerts, the Kimmel Center presents a variety of other programs especially in the field of education. The Kimmel Center Youth Jazz Ensemble (KCYJE) plays here which includes some the best youth jazz musicians in the Philadelphia/New Jersey Area. The Ensemble is rated as a youth version of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.
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