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Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Association

630 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
423 267 8583
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Ranked #38 of 78 attractions in Chattanooga
Type: Symphonies, Operas
Most recent review
- Jan 3, 2013
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

And that's exactly my favorite thing about this location. It has that old timey feel to it. Have been here on a few occasions - for a ballet, and the symphony orchestra and enjoy coming here all the time. It's small enough where you'll get a great seat regardless of where you sit. But, I reccomend the lower level if... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The Tivoli Theatre, where the symphony played, was amazing - full of historical charm with large staircases, ornate ceilings, and ultimately a good view no matter where you sat. We were in the upper balcony - the farthest back you can get - and we caught nearly everything. Alright, admittedly, when there was some action in front of the orchestra... More

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Ocala, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Thank you so much for a very nice evening. There was nothing to dislike. It was a great show.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Instead of buying a Christmas present that would just sit around gathering dust, we purchased tickets for my parents and my hubby and I to see a show. Was a great time and parents loved it.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

The Tivoli is a wonderful old, restored theater and adds ambiance to the overall musical experience. We live out of town and don't go as often as we would wish. We enjoy the traditioal as well as nontraditioal performances!

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Great orchestra, great sound! They're truly a group of diverse musicians.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

What can I say. The symphony is probably one of the best for this size town in the United States. The City of Chattanooga rents the Tivoli to the symphony. The sound and acoustics are outstanding. The ticket prices are very reasonable.

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Rocky Face, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012 via mobile

Bought season tickets for Masterworks; love classical music but in past thought performances a little cold. New conductor Kayoko Dan has brought fire to the CSO. Feb 2 perf of Russian composers truly spectacular Opened with early Russian; technically performed well but nothing to write a review about Guest violinist for Prokofiev's concerto 2. Edgy and discordant; energetic modern. Classical... More

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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

I had the chance to check them out when they perform with the Orchestra for Fidelo. I was really taken aback. I didn't really think I would enjoy an opera, I had to go for a paper I was writing in college. But, I was pleasantly surprised. Everyone should have to be wrong like this once in their lives!

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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Bob Burnhardt - one of the best conductors (and entertainers). Don't miss the Pops concert series, Bob isn't conducting as much any more, but the Pops concerts are a great experience, including the Home for the Holidays Christmas concerts. If you are in Chattanooga (either living or travelling) you should not miss the Symphony at the Tivoli theatre concert events... More

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