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Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

300 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4432
+1 904-354-5479
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Community concert

Very inexpensive with free hors derives. Right on the river offering amazing city views. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nigel B
For a small city Symphony it is excellent

Great symphony hall most performances are either very good or excellent.Parking can be a problem if... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jacksonville, Florida
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“classical music” (13 reviews)
“concert hall” (8 reviews)
“pops concert” (6 reviews)
300 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202-4432
+1 904-354-5479
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very inexpensive with free hors derives. Right on the river offering amazing city views. Lovely building. An absolutely fabulous orchestral performance with a very gifted conductor. A fantastic night out. Bravo Jacksonville.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great symphony hall most performances are either very good or excellent.Parking can be a problem if you are unfamiliar with the neighborhood. The downtown area is just ok , not a lot to do after the Symphony.

Thank hermansandra
Reviewed 22 August 2017

What a deal! The Jax Symphony Orchestra does an outstanding job with many different genres and guests through the ten shows in the coffee series. Each show is approximately an hour. Tickets for good seats are only $15.00. You can't beat it. They did a...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Jacksonville's Orchestra is very nice group that plays well. If you've been to more metropolitan cities with larger orchestras, there is a difference but for the city and the population, they are a good group to listen to . They have a nice lineup of...More

Thank Kristine S
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Courtney Lewis is a great conductor ! Interludes with explanations of the next movement , appreciated by non frequent attenders, with extraordinary orchestra. This is located on the waterfront in downtown Jacksonville - and makes for a wonderful evening out -if one enjoys the symphony...More

Thank Chezcar0l
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The JAX Symphony really does a very nice job in offering a wide variety of music for the JAX community. They have upgrade the musicians and also the programs. You will be glad you attended a performance.

Thank GilfromPikesville
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Have never attended a bad performance. The performances just get better and better!..the Christmas performances were outstanding. Often have attended the "coffee concerts" which are somewhat shorter than the others, Always wonderful

Thank Arelene1893
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Heard three performances of Mahler 2. Beautiful and thrilling. Great hall. Good seats. This orchestra is wonderful.

Thank Gribbleson
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were visiting friends in Ponte Vedra and were treated to an evening at the Symphony in Jacksonville. What a fun and interesting evening we had! They offer what they call “Symphony in 60.” This evening, it was a special event to thank the symphony’s...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We've attended several performances at the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and they never disappoint.

Thank FLGrlSD
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Larry P
22 December 2015|
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Response from Arlene N | Reviewed this property |
There are seats along the sides of the orchestra seating which are separate chairs. These can be adjusted to anyone's height. good luck....
6 January 2015|
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Response from Greg O | Reviewed this property |
We've done both. For the New Year's Eve concert, we were in row M (just in front of the side exits) and the audio was wonderful there. We had box seats for the Christmas Pops concert on the 14th and they're just as good in... More
6 January 2015|
Response from PeaceLoveFood | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, you cannot go wrong with the views no matter which ticket you decide to purchase. The last time I was there, I had seats in the Mezzanine Box and they were great as you are on the second story and you can still... More