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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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It's hard to have a bad time at the BSO. Beautiful venue with great acoustics. And of course, the performances are wonderful. Be sure to check their web site for special... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It's hard to have a bad time at the BSO. Beautiful venue with great acoustics. And of course, the performances are wonderful. Be sure to check their web site for special performances.

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Muskegon Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
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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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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Additional Information about Boston Symphony Orchestra

Address: Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone Number: 617-266-1492
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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