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The Boston Pops

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave., Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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Description: Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the...
Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
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Boston Pops Must Go!

The pops are always great but this was the first time I saw the christmas show live! It was so beautiful, fun and the conductor was really animated! I will definitely be getting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The pops are always great but this was the first time I saw the christmas show live! It was so beautiful, fun and the conductor was really animated! I will definitely be getting tickets to go again! I also enjoy the pops for 4th of July at the esplanade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

What a fabulous night!!! The crowd was very appreciative of the outstanding performance by the orchestra and the special guests - John Stevens, Connie Chung, Maury Povich, Charlie Gibson and Dan Clark. The variety of music was pleasing and the ending performance of patriotic sing-a-long was an added pleasure, I was impressed with the security present on the grounds. Can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you don't think it's worth it at any price, anytime, whatever they play, then please stay away. It's the Boston Pops, man! THE most iconic symphony in the US. We went to a holiday concert. How awesome is that??? If you're in Boston, certainly see all the history you can. The Boston Pops isn't exactly 1776 stuff, I get... More 

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Searcy, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We watched the Boston July 4th fireworks display and listened to the Pops playing on the other side of the river. A truly unforgettable experience! Speakers up and down both sides of the river made it possible to hear even from a distance.

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

You have to see the Holiday POPS at least once. Nice family tradition that really puts us in the Holiday mood. Floor seating can be tight, but still good views.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Boston Pops Holiday show is a must in Boston at the holidays! The music selection is always wonderful, with some history involved and a few just classic Christmas Carols. We got floor seats at a table this year thinking it would be a great place to watch, but I do actually prefer the balcony! Fun show for all ages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Boston Pops is an institution and for a very good reason. The programs are excellent, there is a friendliness and informality that feels very welcoming and the performances are top quality. Check what's on, but regardless, if you have the opportunity and can get tickets, you will have a memorable visit. We sat in the balcony overlooking the main... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I went on a recommendation of a local. I really enjoyed the music and had a wonderful evening at the Boston Pops. It's a little pricey but not unexpected for Boston.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We caught the Boston Pops and a lovely Friday evening in June at Tanglewood (their summer home) as they cover about a dozen of the Beatles hits! Awesome! Then to make a nice show spectacular Sheryl Crow performed with the Pops backing her up. Nice Evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I was surprised and delighted to be able to get tickets to see the Boston Pops in May when they were doing the Beatles tribute. It was a fabulous evening - all the music was superbly played and it was good to hear details of the Beatles' years as the story progressed. Very well done, thoroughly professional and a tick... More 

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