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Symphony Hall

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4511
+1 617-266-1492
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“holiday pops” (9 reviews)
“boston pops” (15 reviews)
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301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4511
Fenway / Kenmore
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+1 617-266-1492
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Went to hear Itzchak Perlman and Pinchas Zuckerman for a concert. Acoustics are terrific and the building itself is a marvel. Excellent in every respect.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

A Pops Concert at Symphony Hall is special. The rows of seats are replaced with small cocktail tables and chairs and you may order drinks (including wine) and snacks to enjoy during the concert. The Hall is lovely and makes it a special type of...More

Thank ckw911
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

The Pops Christmas Matinee for Children is great. Symphony Hall is festively decorated. The performance is great, including a book set to music, a visit from Santa Claus, and a sing along. It kept the interest of the three boys ages 10, 6, and 3....More

Thank L9393NIrobertm
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

If you haven’t seen the Boston Pops perform... what are you waiting for?! Symphony Hall is beautiful, but wow- the Pops take the cake! 2nd balcony seats near the stage are amazing. There’s really not a bad seat in the house though.

1  Thank Cara C
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The music is sublime. The lecture series is interesting and challenging Don't pass up any chance to attend.

Thank Kelsner
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our retirement group visited the open rehearsal for the BSO last week and were so enthralled with the music and the acoustics of the hall. When we were there we were so pleased to be able to listen and watch Gil Shaham, an internationally renown...More

Thank Sha-Sha47
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

We visited Symphony Hall to attend a Boston Pops concert. The repertoire included a substantial amount of Beatles music adapted for orchestra. A version of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody was also performed. This concert was especially meaningful to me. The first concert I ever attended was...More

Thank Eric D
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

We attend 2 Pops shows this month The E.T. Symphony with film and Film scores of John Williams. We had grandchildren and soled for the shows. The sound in the hall is superb in all locations. The Pops are consistently excellent. The hall and orchestra...More

Thank MrAllan54
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My teen daughter and I were traveling together, and I asked her if she would like to attend a Boston Pops concert at Symphony Hall. Despite being very active in music in California, she asked, "What's that?" A quick link the the Facebook page of...More

Thank travelincalifmom
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Very attractive hall built I think in the 1890's with excellent acoustics except under the firtstbalcony overhang,Seats are very uncomfortable and with little leg room except for front of orchestra.Gift shop, cafe and some small exhibits.

Thank rzamenhof
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Winner5959
19 December 2016|
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Response from LanSluderBelize | Reviewed this property |
Symphony Hall Gift Cards purchased from BSO are good for performances of the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops and Tanglewood. You can also buy "third party" gift cards from, say, giftrockee or giftly that can generally be used... More
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