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Symphony Hall

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Neighborhood: Fenway / Kenmore
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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA
Phone Number: 16172661492
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An old and wonderfully sound and sounding Hall

Visited Symphony Hall for a POPS concert and was again reminded of the beauty and fantastic sound of this grand old Hall. Few even with modern acoustics technology can equal its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited Symphony Hall for a POPS concert and was again reminded of the beauty and fantastic sound of this grand old Hall. Few even with modern acoustics technology can equal its lovely mellow and sensual delight. If you like music any kind of music just go and be transported by the purity of sound.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The standard of music was excellent and the decor amazing. The only down side was it was difficult to see all the performers from the stalls

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The lovely sculptures and ceiling of this acoustically delightful building are lost on those seated on the floor, so use the balconies for the best location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Saw Yo Yo Ma and his Silk Road Tour. Performance was fun, venue was perfect as always. Beautiful place to visit. Dress code, however, was all over the map - very surprised at how casual some people are at the symphony these days. Ushers were pleasant, bar service was good, and can't beat the location right as you get off... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We decided to try a different venue for New Year's Eve in Boston. At $100 pp that included a table for 4 on the main floor, a bottle of sparkling wine (that mysteriously appeared at 10 PM) and dancing to a Big Band sound. Finding our table was quite difficult since hosts were not evident making it near impossible to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Symphony Hall is home of the BSO and Boston Pops and various other concerts throughout the year. It’s a gorgeous concert hall that I also find surprisingly friendly, with displays and informational signage everywhere. For Boston Pops concerts, they convert the orchestra section to tables, where guests can buy and eat food. It’s a great experience, whether you’re there for... More 

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Carver, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Last night we attended the Boston Pops as they live orchestrated Home Alone (while we watched the movie on the big screen). What a wonderful holiday treat! The music was beautiful performed and perfectly timed to he movie. The refreshments (including Prosecco and truffles for mom and dad and hot chocolates and cookies for our 11-year-old) were pricey, but delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Ranked as one of the three best symphony halls in the world, along with Vienna and Amsterdam, this is a beautiful old facility, but with some nice modern audio/visual touches. Attended a Holiday Pops concert. Lots of fun, full house. Sat in the second balcony, but since the sound in the front row is the same as the back row,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The sound is lovely in this hall and the ambiance is beautiful. Symphony Hall is smaller than I thought it would be, and this was a good thing. It has an intimate feel. Seating On the one hand, some seating is a bit awkward, but no matter where you sit, the music will sound lovely. Balcony Seats I sat in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent concert. Great way to get into the holiday spirit. Awesome event. Loved their version of the 12 days of Christmas.

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA
Phone Number: 16172661492
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Fenway / Kenmore

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