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Powell Symphony Hall

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Neighborhood: Grand Center / Midtown
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Address: 718 North Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63103
Phone Number: +1 314 533 2500
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Dinner and symphony with students

I am always pleased by the quality of the music. St Louis is extremely blessed to have a world class orchestra in their town. I go at least twice a year to the symphony. It is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
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Ballwin, Missouri
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462 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This building was built in 1925 as a live theater and then refurbished in 1968 to turn it into a concert hall. As a concert hall, it has good acoustics and the site lines are good. You can hear and see pretty well. The decor is, of course, older and has quite a bit of charm to it. Everything on... More 

Thank John E
Saint Louis
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I am always pleased by the quality of the music. St Louis is extremely blessed to have a world class orchestra in their town. I go at least twice a year to the symphony. It is worth every penny.

Thank JSIL
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My husband and I attended a concert of Chris Botti accompanied by the St. Louis Symphony in June 2015 for our 25th wedding anniversary. It was the most amazing concert, but the venue was what really made the experience all the more amazing. The Powell Symphony Hall is so beautiful and unlike any symphony hall I have seen. Our seats... More 

Thank Emily B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We attended the Macy's holiday concert and loved it. I'm glad they are making some of their concerts more family friendly. I'm glad I can share my love of music with my kids without hearing "I'm bored." Santa comes to these performances you can take your picture with him for free. Nice touch.

Thank travelgirl3644
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

What a wonderful experience! Powell Symphony Hall is sumptuous and boasts excellent acoustics. We chose seats up in the Terrace, towards the top center, and were rewarded with rich sound. It made the Music of John Williams that much more special. If you haven't been to a concert at Powell, then run, don't walk, to get tickets now!

Thank beachykeen17
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

If you love beautiful buildings or architecture, you must see this building. It's gorgeous inside. It's also a great place to listen to the symphony play or see a movie or an opera. All of which I have attend in this building. There isn't a bad seat in the house.

Thank Christine G
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful venue, very reasonable price. Every seat is good and has great sound! We have been several times and it's always fab.

Thank Misadventurz
Saint Louis, Missouri
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The acoustics in this symphony hall are second to none and the SLSO is world-renowned. The hall itself is beautiful and seats are comfortable. We attend the St. Louis Speakers Series here as well and sight lines are great and sound is excellent for speakers. Any concert will be a delight. If you love music, visit Powell Hall.

Thank Noni314
Saint Louis, Missouri
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44 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Every seat in Powell Hall offers incredible sound quality. For concerts that utilize the full symphony, I often prefer sitting in the very top row to get the most balanced sound and to see the movement of the instruments. The hall is resplendent and majestic. But of course the best thing about it is the St Louis Symphony Orchestra, one... More 

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Paris, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Our family saw our niece perform in the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra at Powell Hall. What a pleasure it was. People were dressed nicely, as they should be. I only saw a few people in too casual attire. I would like to go back and see the St. Louis Symphony perform here.

Thank 4031kids

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