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Boston Symphony Orchestra

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
617-266-1492
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Ranked #2 of 209 attractions in Boston
Type: Concerts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Acoustics in Symphony Hall are marvelous and the orchestra is wonderful......The pre-program talks about the music to be played is always so informative and adds to the enjoyment of the concerts.

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San Antonio, TX
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36 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We saw/heard the Boston Pops and absolutely loved it. The conductor has a great sense of the audience and mixed in both professionalism, humor, and art. I loved the choices of the pieces and also the extra special additions such as the French horns wearing Wizard of Oz outfits. It was a very special memory and I enjoyed every moment.... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great sound - great venue. A shame they had to cut the 1812 Overture but the timing of the fireworks was great.

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New York City, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Went to see John Williams"Film Night" with my boyfriend. It was his idea, and I kind of went dragging my heels. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The hall is very beautiful, and the performance really was amazing. Only downside was the very cramped seating. Otherwise very good experience.

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Lake Tahoe, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

It would be rest to hear them without the commercial breaks or large speakers canceling the acoustics of the Hatch Shell.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was a great take in, a wonderful event blended to take in the Jazz of the 20's, 30's and 40's and classics, what a terrific performance!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I am a frequent concert-goer, and the BSO is easily a world-class orchestra. The musicians excel both technically and musically. Next year's season looks great, with the new director.

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Madrid
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went to see John Williams, it was a historical opportunity we couldn't miss. The place is interesting as an experience, you can dine and drink while they are playing, the seats are not very comfortable but to see Williams playing was just the best!

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Mansfield, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Boston Pops conducted by John Williams was great. He conducted a program of movie the The Pops is a Boston cultural landmark.mes which he had composed.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I got free tickets from my school, and we went with several friends to a concert. The atmosphere was great and the music lovely

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