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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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Got to see / hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra and they were superb. The concert hall is over 100 years old and the music and acoustics were superb. We did a Friday 1:30pm show... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Muskegon Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Got to see / hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra and they were superb. The concert hall is over 100 years old and the music and acoustics were superb. We did a Friday 1:30pm show and it was full of retirees. And the smattering of kids like ours. The concert hall is awesome. When the show let out it took about... More 

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SFBay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We finished our trip with an evening at BSO and we were so not disappointed. The program was unusual, but had Mozart in the middle and the sound quality was crisp, clear, perfect from our place in the first balcony ... What a lovely lovely way to send ourselves home after a 2 week East Coast jaunt ....

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The Orchestra and Andris Nelsons, the music director and conductor, are superb. The hall has wonderful acoustics an d the seats (there since 190 according to the program) are even reasonably comfortable. the sight lines can be problematic if a tall person is in front of you, however.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Conductor Andris Nelsons gifted us with a superb and unforgettable Mahler 2nd Symphony. This is as good as it gets in wonderful Symphony hall. Words cannot express perfection.

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Galveston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visited place on Friday evening with friends. Music was amazing and the place itself is also very beautiful.

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Whitefield, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We got an excellent deal on tickets through a Cyber Monday deal. When I made a mistake with the purchase, the ticket office was AMAZING to deal with. So pleasant. The performance was top notch!

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

BSO is always super excellent. Any seats you sit you can see the stage very well/ You can absolutely expect world class music every time you go there. It is so worth seeing BSO when you visit Boston!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

It was a wonderful experience. We would definitely do it again. I have never gone to such a performance. Given that John Williams (who wrote the score to this movie) used to conduct the Pops, it was even more meaningful. Keith Lockhart conducted this presentation,.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The building itself is worth a tour, so full of character and not really a bad seat in the house. If we went again, I would pay more for a seat in the orchestra section on the main floor. But the main reason to go is the music, wonderfully played.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I most recently attended the Boston Pops Christmas concert which is a Boston tradition and a wonderful event for all ages. symphony Hall is a great example of old Boston. We are very proud of our Symphony here in Boston.

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