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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
+1 503-274-6564
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Very nice arts venue.

I have listened to many wonderful concerts at this venue. The Symphony here is very good. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dougbeckman
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Portland, Oregon
I used to go to the Arlene Schnitzer hall when it was the Paramount Theater.

This venue has always had good acoustics and has always been architecturally beautiful. It has no... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
RoseS_2020
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Port;And, Oregon
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oregon symphony” (61 reviews)
“great acoustics” (13 reviews)
“great sound” (10 reviews)
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1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
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+1 503-274-6564
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have listened to many wonderful concerts at this venue. The Symphony here is very good. The venue is very nice and there are many places to eat after or prior to the concert.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

This venue has always had good acoustics and has always been architecturally beautiful. It has no bad seats. And now it's a cut above from the days of the Paramount theater. It deserves five stars.

Thank RoseS_2020
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The seats are extremely cramped for anyone plus 6 ft. The acoustics are fair to good...but would benefit from a serious makeover. The Music played there is some of the finest in the Country.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is Portland's premium concert venue with regular performances by the excellent Oregon Symphony Orchestra playing the regular classic repertoire but also mix the Symphony Orchestra with younger modern PoP and Jazz performers. Last concert we saw was an excellent selection of...More

Thank bergenser2016
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

It's a beautiful venue but I don't feel that the acoustics are that good. I have been to a few presentations at Schnitzer Hall and I wasn't impressed.

Thank DonRoute66
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

what a place! it takes you back to a time when things were done not just for music but for all your soul. it is a warm and beautiful place to be in and hear music or plays for that matter it is a must...More

Thank laneyral
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

It was great, the acoustics were great. We asked to change seats, because our first choice turned out to be hard for my wife (using a walker) to get to. They actually moved us to the first balcony, back row end two seat in Section...More

Thank G4474KLrichardh
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We recently attended the Bill Murray Jan Vogler show. We arrived early and were taken to our seats by the usher. We settled in to our seats for about 15 to 20 minuntes before the show started. Within 5 minutes of the show starting an...More

Thank jimimac
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I have been multiple times and its charm never leaves. it has great seating, no bad seat in the house and it is beautiful. even a bad show is still a good one.

Thank Caretia
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I am in this facility at least once a month. Its a beautiful architectural experience in Portland. Glad that it was preserved.

Thank Carey B
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Laurie A
2 December 2017|
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Response from Caretia | Reviewed this property |
Pit seats are great, I’ve seen Anthony Bourdain there and we just saw Nick Offerman both seats were on the first floor area and not in the pit—they were totally fine. The floor has an incline so you still have a good view.
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Jessica P
30 September 2016|
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure my answer will be considered helpful however here it is. I talk with someone live when choosing seats for any event. Whereas I have been going to the Schnitz for years I do discuss where I want to me depending... More
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K9dreams
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very easy to find in that area; as well as a lot parking structure 1-2 blocks from the venue.
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