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Address: Fulton Ferry Landing at Old Fulton and Furman Sts, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 718/624-2083
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Description: Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn...
Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn Bridge).
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Beautiful venue for music

It has been years since I last visited the Barge Music. The area has become a beautiful setting with plenty of restaurants. The music at the Barge is top class. The barge was an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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112 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It has been years since I last visited the Barge Music. The area has become a beautiful setting with plenty of restaurants. The music at the Barge is top class. The barge was an actual coffee barge that was converted into a classical music setting. Located right below the Brooklyn Bridge with a romantic view of the NYC skyline. Seating... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Sitting on a boat, enjoying the most beautiful classical music with 60 or 70 other people, gently swaying on the river is an unique experience. Visited a Barge concert for the second time (first time was five years ago), and it was another great pleasure. To walk outside during the break and watch the environment makes it even more beautiful.

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Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

One of the few places to hear classical music on a Sunday evening, Bargemusic offers world-class musicians in an unusual place. While the views of Manhattan through the windows are nice, the lack of any terracing means that if you're in the back, you can't see the musicians. If you don't care about seeing them, then the setting is just... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Who would have thought that you could enjoy chamber music while floating on the East River overlooking the Manhattan skyline at dusk? This barge provides the ultimate view of New York City while giving you the chance to listen to some of the city's best performers play a great variety of repertoire. Don't miss this!

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

It's an easy subway ride on the F to the first stop in Brooklyn in a wonderful area known as Dumbo. Fabulous view of the Manhattan skyline in back of the stage while excellent chamber music is performed. Highly recommended. Details can be found on www.bargemusic.org Warning to people with motion issues, the barge rocks gently with the tide. There... More 

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We attended a solo piano recital on a Friday evening. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our seats. Beautiful music and a unique setting. We were staying in Manhattan but it was easy to get here and tickets can be purchased from the website in advance. A good programme of music for everyone. Highly recomended.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My family and were lucky enought to be in NY to attend a concert in Bargemusic. The music was great, as well as the view. It's a lovely experience.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Breath taking setting at the base of Brooklyn Bridge with the Manhattan Skyline in the back ground. Music was melodic and soothing to the senses. Quirky and fun thing to do in NY.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I attended a concert here recently in which a group of musicians visiting from St Petersburg performed a number of lighter pieces. The show was excellent with the music enhanced by the slight rocking motion of the barge. The atmosphere is refreshingly casual and I found myself chatting amicably with those around me, as well as a young composer, one... More 

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New Rochelle, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have been going to Barge music for over 25 years. The first time was with our 5 year old son. Olga asked if he was studying violin, which he was. When she heard that, she had him sit on the stage with the musicians "so he would feel the vibration". We have heard amazing performances here including Steven Beck... More 

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