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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

1037 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, OR 97205 (Downtown)
503 274 6564
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Ranked #21 of 301 attractions in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Symphonies, Concerts
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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We had orchestra seating tickets for a performance of Pink Martini. The group & the orchestra were fantastic & we had a delightful evening.

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Bend, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A bit dated, but still a great place to catch a performance. Acoustics are still really good. It is getting to be time for a facelift though.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Portland has many venues....going to the the "Schnitz" is a great night out...Portland's symphony hall brings music alive... Proud to share the talents who play there to the masses....visitors and locals alike!!

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West Linn, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've been to many events here an always prefer classical groups to rock, jazz or other louder styles. Orchestra seats are the worst in louder settings. race to the top of the building for the best sound and view. It is a nice, ornate building harkening back to the 20th century.

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Vancouver, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The building has been beautifully restored and I have never had a bad seat, regardless of where I was seated. We love attending events at the Schnitz.

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Love this venue- gorgeous inside and out in the heart of downtown Portland, if you are going to see a concert or performance this is the place as it is large but still gives you an intimate feel.

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This concert hall holds a variety of different events, and each seat in the house has a great view of the stage. I would recommend seeing an event just for the experience of being in this place.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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68 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I've been to the Schnitz for two concerts now (Bryan Ferry and Steely Dan), and have not found the accoustics particularly good. While there is a good view of the stage from every seat, 'rock' music doesn't reverberate around the concert hall very well. I'm sure classical music would be really good in here, but the lack of accoustic panels... More

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Senior Reviewer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Wow! We saw Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo here and it was a great venue! The concert hall is beautifully restored, comfortable, and we loved our seats in the mezzanine section. The show was delightful!

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Portland, Oregon
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Unlike the dreadful Keller the Schnitz has good acoustics and views from anywhere. We have attended many events there and are never disappointed in the venue.

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