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Detroit Symphony

3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
313 576 5111
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Ranked #5 of 86 attractions in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies
Traveler Description: A fantastic afternoon or evening should be spent with the DSO.  Easy in/out parking garage only a less than 30 yards away from the front... more »
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Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was my first time at Orchestra Hall, having only heard the DSO in neighborhood concerts. The pairing of the Indigo Girls with the DSO was pure genius. Two guitar-playing singers backed up by the depth and richness of the DSO made for a unique experience. Indigo Girls' fans were boisterous and vocal, and although it was unlike other symphony... More

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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44 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have never been disappointed from the many times that I have attended the Detroit symphony, both in their very nice facility and when they have played concerts in other locations in the greater Detroit area.

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Flint, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

My husband and I attended the DSO as an anniversary gift to each other. It was delightful. There is nothing that compares to a great concert in a beautiful hall. The sound was excellent and the evening was well spent. Parking was close and easy to get in and out of. We are definitely making this our yearly anniversary treat!

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Oxford MI
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I thought I would treat my wife to something special for Valentine's day so I book a room at the Book Cadillac, bought two tickets to the DSO and brunch at Snug and Traffic. This was my first time attending a symphony orchestra and was a little unsure as to what to expect. What a pleasant surprise! Just an amazing... More

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Hell, Michigan
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286 reviews 286 reviews
68 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We've been to several concerts and the most recent was this past Sunday. Orchestra Hall has great acoustics and the sound quality is excellent. I'm not a huge "arts person" but I do enjoy a good concert when I get an opportunity

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a treasure which was almost lost. Ticket sales only cover 40% of the budget, so go buy your tickets and make a financial contribution to this orchestra - YOUR Detroit Symphony!

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The DSO is an exceptional orchestra, and Orchestra Hall is an ideal location to hear them. This review is not about them but about the Mix @ The Max space and the music that the DSO programs there. Mix @ The Max is in another part of the building with a configurable seating system that can flow from intimate caberet... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

So enriching to hear a world-class symphony orchestra in one of the world's most perfect acoustic buildings. Worth going to Detroit just for the orchestra.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We have been to the Detroit Symphony twice on visits to Detroit and one can only say: Spectacular. It is renowned for its acoutics and deserves the renown. We'll go again.

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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I was recently saw the DSO for a "Century of Broadway". Performance was good. Valet parking was a bonus for my elderly mother. It costs $12. Sort of slow leaving. Your other parking choices are across Woodward or across the side street. We ate in the Paradise Lounge right on premises. I thought the food was fabulous. My elderly mother... More

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