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Houston Symphony

Address: 615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX
Phone Number: 713-224-4240
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Ranked #1 of 146 Activities in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies, Theater & Concerts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The symphony continues to improve. They seem more lively and motivated under their new artistic director Jones hall is a great place for a concert, however, the elevators are a challenge for those who cannot walk the stairs.

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Pace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

When in the Merchant Marines docked at the Houston Shipyard in the 1970's, dressed up in suit & tie and attended this musical Rodgers & Hammerstein II memorable event. Academy Award winner Yul Brynner was in his prime. Based on the 1944 novel by Margaret Landon. Single seats were available. This was the Best Performance I had ever attended. Largest... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and I went for the Holiday Pops concert and it was lovely! They had a variety of songs and also included the choir. It was such a fun, festive evening.

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Portland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I've been lucky to be a guest a few times at the Houston Symphony. I've always been happy with seating choices, the view and color choreography utilized in different performances. I've always left feeling up-lifted and pleased with performances.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The symphony was in perfect tune playing some lovely and rousing Christmas music at the Merry pops performance, and the conductor was entertaining with his old, bad but funny jokes!

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Alexandria, La
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Attended The Messiah during Christmas Season. It was awesome. I have heard this presentation many times and Houston has the best I have heard. It was worth the 250 mile drive from Central Louisiana to hear this orchestra

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

If you like symphony style music you will love the Houston Symphony. Consistently good in every program. I would go so much more if I had the money. Go - you won't be disappointed.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Houston's symphony is magical and equal to the New York, Boston and any other first rate orchestra around the world. The musicians handle each performance with precision and vitality. There is great energy among the entire group of musicians. Before each performance there is a lecture given by one of the symphony members, a guest musician or a music scholar.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Houston Symphony is world-class. They are talented, flexible, and truly seem happy to play together. Their themes for their concerts are notorious and fun to experience. I've been there many times, but my two most enjoyable events were when they performed with Tony Bennett and Kenny g. The symphony aslo does several performances at the Pavillion in the Woodlands... More 

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Houston Symphony is one of the very best Symphonies in the USA. They have a new conductor that works wonderfully with the group. We've had season tickets for 29 years and now purchase individual tickets to specific performances since I am handicapped and it is hard to go on a consistent basis but LOVE the Symphony!

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