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L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal (OSM)

Maison symphonique de Montreal | 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2X 0S1, Canada
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A night-time highlight

What a wonderful concert hall and accomplished orchestra under the baton of the highly acclaimed... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
PBCinEngland
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United Kingdom
Stunning concert hall, incredible sound

Program: Helene Grimaud performing Bartok's 3rd Piano Concerto, then Mahler's 5th. Yannick... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
rabinmax
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Maison symphonique de Montreal | 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2X 0S1, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a wonderful concert hall and accomplished orchestra under the baton of the highly acclaimed Kent Nagano.

2  Thank PBCinEngland
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Program: Helene Grimaud performing Bartok's 3rd Piano Concerto, then Mahler's 5th. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducting. This is about as good as it gets, really. Oh, and we were literally in the front row, right in front of Helene. PRETTY INTENSE NIGHT!

Thank rabinmax
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

When in Montreal you should find time to enjoy the Montreal symphony. The venue is state of the art and the musicians are amazing. After all Montreal is so much about arts and culture.

Thank AdventureLD
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Audience awaiting Wynton Marsalis and Jazz orchestra during the Montreal Jazz festival. The Maison symphonique is a beautiful hall, wonderful sounds, not to be missed if you have a chance to hear any of the great artists who grace the stage! A true Montreal treat;...More

Thank soleil806
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I bought 2 seats behind the stage and besides the a unique view, the sound was far poorer than the seats in front of the stage. Couldn't hear a thing that was being spoken on stage and the sound from the bands performance (Oliver Jones...More

2  Thank Kaustav D
Reviewed 18 June 2016

More then that you don`t get any better, true artistic performance that touches your every inch body soul heart there is no comparing the value that go behind the symphonic measures that make these beautiful instruments come to live.

Thank Alex Q
Reviewed 5 June 2016

When I went with a group, we did a tour of the symphony house. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the symphony house. The building is beautiful and has amazing acoustics! The actual show that we saw was a bit strange. Modern...More

1  Thank Adventurer_Shannon
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I was able to get a seat in the upper part of the main section. In addition to the performance there was a lecture, however most of it was in French so I could not understand most of what was being said. The venue was...More

Thank Tami N
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

This was the third time I attended a concert at the Maison de la Symphonie and every time, it's a breath taking experience! It's worth noting that the acoustics are so great that you don't have to buy the most expensive tickets to have a...More

Thank MissAlexx
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I was fortunate to witness the OSM perform with Philip Glass from a great vantage point: Right behind and above the orchestra. I personally know a member in the Orchestra and I know that they work hard and strive for perfection. The presentation was very...More

1  Thank Victor A
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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and
arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive
playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30
performance halls, with the vibrant Place des
Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space
features glowing towers, glass edifices, and
granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals,
concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theatres, and
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