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Symphony Center - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
+1 312-294-3000
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220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-294-3000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful venue! If you have a chance to see an event here, definitely go. Right across the street from the park in a safe area.

Thank sbprincess23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The terrific acoustics , a whole host of performance from full orchrstra to jazz, beautiful decor, and traditional service make this a must to experience. Highly recomended for classical music.

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the greatest performers have been here. I love Ricardo Mutti. I'm a senior and the Symphony Orchestra has been kind enough each year to invite my senior group at rehearsal with Richard Mutti. If you don't know he has a great sense of...More

Thank eehrlicher433
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to several CSO concerts over the years, and I have enjoyed both the sitelines and the acoustics of all of the CSO classical music concerts I have attended. The venue is well managed and a real pleasure.

Thank phillytraveler71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a classical music connoisseur, and the Chicago symphony orchestra at symphony center is hands down the best I've ever seen (heard). -extremely qualified and dignified musician who play with true feeling -wide range of programming from Bach to contemporary -gorgeous and recently renovated...More

1  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really one of the top orchestras anywhere in the world, always a very high quality experience. Lots of nice restaurants nearby. Seats are a little on the small side.

Thank Marianne G
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A lovely building from the outside, but it's inside that the true magic happens. So many great seats- don't worry that your seats are way too high- they aren't as the sound resonates beautifully throughout the grand Symphony Center. Big shows, small shows, loud, bombastic...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went to the Chicago Symphony for the second time and Plan on going as often as possible. O honestly would pay double what they ask. Its Beautiful and even Heavy music with so much class in such a Gorgeous building. If you have never been...More

Thank soxfun
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Symphony Center is worth a stop if you are in Chicago and enjoy music. Years ago I was privileged to hear the Chicago Syphony with Charles Dutoit conducting while I was traveling through. This past May, I got to hear a smaller component of the...More

Thank thshetron
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have seen a host of shows herald have throughly enjoyed them all from Classical to POP, to Jazz. You will not be disappointed and say Hello to Diane Pritchard she in Charge, and Great lady.

Thank charliechan007
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
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Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Response from Yolie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry for the late reply, just came back from NZ. Lawry's in Chicago is the BEST Prime Rib Restaurant, is a little pricey, but you will have an unforgettable experience. The place, the food and the ambience are 1st... More
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Yes. Bus and L go nearby