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Edmonton Symphony

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Address: #4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-428-1414
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The Edmonton Symphony regards as its artistic mission to bring the highest...

The Edmonton Symphony regards as its artistic mission to bring the highest quality of live orchestral performance to a broad spectrum of the community.

In the last 60-plus years, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has taken its place as one of Canada's foremost orchestral ensembles. Its current roster includes 56 musicians from Canada and around the world, performing a wide-ranging repertoire from the great classical masterworks to pops and family concerts. The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra made its Carnegie Hall debut as part of the Spring for Music festival on May 8th, 2012.

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Great show

I you want a great experience go to the symphony and discover it is more than classical. There are great shows for everyone.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2015
jamesjgb
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

I you want a great experience go to the symphony and discover it is more than classical. There are great shows for everyone.

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toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The concert hall and performances are first class. Lots of nearby restaurants for pre-concert dining.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Season holder for 30 plus year in all and love the symphony The symphony plays ever kind of music out there and are world famous. I highly recommend people enjoy it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

We went to the season opener in the Landmark Homes Masters series, Glory of the Organ. Wonderful first half of classical music, featuring mostly strings. Brass, drums, percussion and harpist joined for the second half. It was a delight to see and hear Paul Jacobs, world renowned organist play. From our seats in the Orchestra section, we could see his... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful symphony in this City. They offer a great variety of music -- giving us enjoyable evenings and afternoons.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

The Edmonton Symphony is world class. Symphony in the Park is one of my favourite events. I prefer the lighter classics and Robbins pop series. They perform at the winspear which is a world class performing arts center.

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Edmonton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

Public performances & accessibility - nice! Just shows you that a large concert hall isn't necessary. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgPeegnV_48

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

The ESO plays in the Winspear Centre, one of North America's premier concert halls. The main conductor, William Eddins, has built a huge following with his enthusiasm, talent and fireside chats with the audience. The program is broad, with something for everyone, and guest artists and conductors are drawn from the broader global community of musicians and performers. A very... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

If you need some great entertainment while visiting ourt fine city. the ESO is fantastic!! Always great. Never a bad show.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

I always go to a great many performances (most of the seasons) of the ESO. They are consistent and talented, however the performers always look morose and don't seem to be that fond of their charismatic conductor William Eddins, who is always the best part of the evening due to his humour and enthusiasm. Current concertmaster Uchida is extraordinary. But... More 

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