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Symphony Hall

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4511
+1 617-266-1492
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301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4511
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-266-1492
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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
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
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
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
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Mozart with Mitsubishi Uchida sublime concert in a hall with first class acoustics. BSO concert should not be missed.

Thank ginam482016
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a fabulous way to learn about the history of the Boston Pops and BSO. The tour was phenomenal, ending with a lovely piece played on the organ. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I would recommend this tour for everyone, regardless of...More

Thank aliciaeberle
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We heard the symphony and choir perform Bach Mass in B minor. It was spectacular. I will go happily go again

Thank Kelsner
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Venue is majestic, especially when decorated for special events over the holidays. But too much seating has been crammed in, detracting from full enjoyment of the lovely venue and tremendous performances.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Each year my husband and I and our two adult children along with another couple and their adult daughter go to dinner and then to the Holiday Pops. We go sometime during the week before Christmas. There is no better way to start the festivities...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We recently attended a Holiday Pops concert at Symphony Hall. This was my first visit to Symphony Hall, and I was enchanted by it. The acoustics are wonderful, and the turn-of-the-century architectural design is a classic. I loved the 16 replicas of Greek and Roman...More

Thank LanSluderBelize
Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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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