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Address: 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: 612 371 5656
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Chris Botti in Concert

Orchestra Hall is a very beautiful building. The concert we attended was wonderful. Everyone there was extremely nice and professional. It was a very nice evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Moorhead, Mn
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Moorhead, Mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Orchestra Hall is a very beautiful building. The concert we attended was wonderful. Everyone there was extremely nice and professional. It was a very nice evening.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The strong and excellent acoustic design has made MN Orchestra Hall a wonderful place to enjoy fiddle, orchestra music. The sound system is excellent. The hall is quite big to accommodate a good number of audiences. One problem: there is no phone network inside the hall due to it's strong acoustic construction. No free wifi as well. So no facebooking,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you want to have an experience and feel like dressing up for an evening of regal enjoyment, look no further. Lovely venue and the orchestra is just simply amazing! Great for a date night!

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A first class venue in Minneapolis since 1975, Orchestra Hall features finely-engineered acoustics even from the balcony levels. Employees are friendly and helpful, the lobby is spacious and there are several well-stocked bars (but pre-concert drinks & snacks will cost you some coin--with automatic gratuity added... there IS a Caribou Coffee right next door, though--just across the adjacent courtyard on... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My husband and I finally had a chance to see and hear a Minnesota Orchestra concert, since Orchestra Hall recently re-opened after their remodeling project. We took in a special Strauss concert on October 17th, which had musicians in chamber groups to the full orchestra. As usual, the music was presented with much flair and expertise. We believe that Osmo... More 

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West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The orchsetra was great.Staff was more than helpful, audience was respectful (but need more young people representing. The hall has great acoustics that house these fine musicians. Nice way to spend a nice warm October evening, Dinner then listing to great music.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

As the "Doc" mentioned below has opined, the Minnesota Orchestra is the best in the world. As another visiting artist said, you can go up and down the entire orchestra, and every single player sounds great. The new hall's great acoustics house these splendid musicians. Plus, they are a fascinating group of people as well. Check out some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were present for Osmo Vänskä's return to the podium and it was a breathtaking experience. Staff was more than helpful, audience was respectful (but we need more young people representing the concertgoers!) and the sound was to die for. If you can make it to ANY performance here, jump at the chance!

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Burnsville, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

In April 2014 Doc Severinsen conducting a pop concert with the Minnesota Orchestra and his Big Band melted away bad feelings surrounding the musician lock out. He emphasized the importance of moving forward again as a team. The expanded lobby and renovated auditorium are invitingly beautiful, a match to Doc Severinsen's indefatigable spirit in uniting, uplifting, and encouraging the audience,... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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152 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Throwing blame around doesn't solve the problem, because musicians that do not play do not an orchestra make. They have now cancelled their Carnegie appearance and lost their world-class conductor. They still have no settlement to the union dispute and no apparent end to it. If and when it DOES end it will be ages before this is a world-class... More 

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