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Boston Symphony Orchestra

Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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Ranked #11 of 220 Activities in Boston
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Nashua
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Boston Pops Swing Band presents a two hour concert featuring the arrangements of the Big Band Greats plus a smattering of hits from the 60's - 80's. A dance floor is provided on the main floor which any ticket holder may use. It's a really fun night with the ladies dressed in cocktail finery and gentlemen in suits or... More 

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Zachary, Louisiana
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Symphony hall was transformed into a "night club" setting with all the seats removed and replaced by tables and chairs. One could order snacks and drinks before and during the performance. Keith Lockhart and the orchestra presented a program of classical and popular holiday music. The selections were pleasing to young and old in the crowd. The visit of Santa... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A magnificent orchestra and festive program in a beautiful setting. The Tanglewood Orchestra really does a fabulous job. Can't wait for next year!

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Christmas music was outstanding. The view from my seat was very good. A very memorable evening.The stairs were a bit tricky to manuever, as we were in the balcony, but it was worth it. The acoustics were excellent!

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Boston, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Everything sounds great at Symphony Hall, but with Andris Nelsons at the podium, we have a quality that's been missing since Seiji Ozawa retired. Worth the price of a ticket.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Why don't they do this all the time? The Boston Symphony Orchestra scored live for two nights only, Home Alone. They played the movie on a huge screen and played the soundtrack live. It was spot-on perfect, and an amazing musical experience. I felt I relived the entire original movie theater experience, but with a 1000 people in the room... More 

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