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San Antonio Symphony

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Address: 222 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1803
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+1 210-554-1000
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice Theatre, great sound

We went to a piano concerto with the symphony and it was fun. The venue (Tobin Center) is modern and pretty. The music sounded great and wasn't too stuffy a show. Highly... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We went to a piano concerto with the symphony and it was fun. The venue (Tobin Center) is modern and pretty. The music sounded great and wasn't too stuffy a show. Highly recommended.

Thank SoCa1l26
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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

They bring in some of the best musicians from all over the world. I absolutely love going to the symphony and always have a great time.

Thank Katherine L
Lipscomb, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

My wife and I attended the San Antonio Symphony recently. Neither of us had been to the symphony in years and are not ones who typically attend on a regular basis, however, we were reminded how enjoyable such an evening an be. A guest conductor was there along with a featured percussionist. It was a GREAT evening and would definitely... More 

Thank RJ V
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

We attended a performance of Handel’s Messiah performed by the San Antonio Symphony. The program opened with a brief introduction to the Messiah before the music started. Although I’m very familiar with the piece and have heard it performed live before, I thought this was a good idea in case there were people in the audience who weren’t familiar with... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

If the symphony is scheduled when you are in San Antonio, I urge you to take advantage of our orchestra. Although I have only gone to the classical series I am positive the pops concerts are an equally wonderful evening. We buy season tickets every year and hate to miss a concert when we have a conflict. This year the... More 

1 Thank Donald H
San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

im not a big fan of symphonies but when we were required to go for class it never bothered me. the SA Symphony is really good, especially when they perform the Star Wars soundtrack

Thank AJtheJedi
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012

This orchestra, Symphony is a class act and a must see. It is in league with all big city symphony's. The one problem it faces is funding. It has struggled over the past few years and that's a shame. Come out and support the arts and culture in San Antonio. Keep art alive.

1 Thank KANOAB
San Antonio, Texas, USA
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

They played at the Majestic in conjunction with a magic show and it was phenomenal! How can anyone say a professional symphony is terrible?

Thank peelbuhg
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Conductor Lang-Lessing has brought new energy and drive to an already excellent orchestra. The programming is varied, yet accessible. Don't miss the extra pre-concert 'talks' an hour before every classics concert for interesting insights into the music and musicians. Also - some members of the orchestra are accessible to meet during intermission.

1 Thank OK-IA-TX
San Antonio, TX
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Reviewed 9 September 2012

San Antonio is fortunate to have a talented symphony that offers a diverse schedule throughout the year. Be sure to catch their holiday selections in December.

1 Thank AFofficer

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