To mark its 10th anniversary, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts presents a season chock full of Philly legends—like jazz saxophone great Benny Golson, playing live on Dec. 3.
Also coming up:
12/1-3 Philadelphia Orchestra: Sounds of the New World
12/2 Ryan Adams (Academy of Music); Philadelphia Chamber Music Society:
St. Lawrence String Quartet
12/3 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas (Academy of Music); “Jazz Up Close” celebrates Benny Golson.
12/4 Philadelphia Chamber Music Society: Curtis Institute Chamber Orchestra
12/6 Itzhak Perlman, violin
12/7 Philadelphia Chamber Music Society: Christian Zacharias, piano
12/8-11 Philadelphia Orchestra: The Philadelphia Legacy
12/9-22 Peter Nero and the Philly Pops: Holiday Pops
12/13 Can You Hear God Crying? by Hannibal Lokumbe
12/14 Philadelphia Chamber Music Society: Ida Levin, violin; Peter Stumpf, cello; Cynthia Raim, piano
12/15-17 Philadelphia Orchestra: The Glorious Sound of Christmas
12/18 Philadelphia Orchestra: Messiah
12/18-19 Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Mozart & Mendelssohn
12/31 Philadelphia Orchestra: New Year’s Eve
300 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, (215) 893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.