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Boston Symphony Orchestra

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
617-266-1492
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Ranked #2 of 218 Attractions in Boston
Type: Concerts
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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

You can't beat the Boston Pops for Fourth of July Celebrating! Renowned all over the world for being a wonderful Orchestra with Arthur Fidler-

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I took 4 other family members to see the orchestra music of Shen Yun in Boston on Oct 4, 2014. It was held at the Boston Symphony Hall. I was very impressed by the conductor, who is from Bulgaria, by his passion and activity as the main conductor. The 3 solo vocalists were fantastic! 2 of them were Chinese Women... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We are both musicians and love music of all kinds. This was the only reservation we made way in advance for our trip and I am glad we did! What a honor to be able to watch some of the best musicians in our nation. We had great seats, 1st balcony on the end, so we could see everything! I... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have gone to see the BSO several times since moving to Boston and must say that every time is a gem for visitors and natives alike. Great acoustics, great music, great experience every time. AND if you're under 40 years old, they have an amazing deal of $20 tickets for any seat in the house, first come first served.... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I rarely attend a concert in the middle of the afternoon, but knowing the Boston orchestra was willing to to do so punt me in a frame of mind to see them. It was, as always, beautiful and the conductor is energetic.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The venue is not very impressive from the outside but the acoustics and of-course the orchestra itself is excellent.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I've seen about four BSO concerts at Symphony Hall and have been thrilled by all of them. The building is so nice and the acoustics are extremely good. I have sat in four very different spots, including both balconies and all had great sound. Recommendations: if you are taking the orange line, the Mass Ave stop is very close. Come... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Bought tickets to an October concert when they went on sale to non-subscribers at the end of August. This is one of the very few things in Boston that is relatively inexpensive. We got really nice orchestra seats for $85 each. The acoustics are amazing. The smaller scale of the hall and orchestra (we are from NY) made the concert... More

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Saint Joseph, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The BSO is celebrating a fabulous new young conductor in Andris Nelsons. We were present for his 2nd official concert and it was magnificent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

We just heard the BSO this afternoon with their new conductor Andris Nelsons. We had seats in the 4th row and it was fascinating being able to watch all the facial expressions and gestures of the conductor and orchestra members. It was a brilliant concert and they received a well-deserved standing ovation.

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