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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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FREE Chamber Music on a floating barge Saturday afternoon at 4 pm plus other great stuff

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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113 reviews 113 reviews
28 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Tucson, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This didn't exist when I was growing in Brooklyn Heights. I'm glad my Mom took us today. It can be a little strange with the barge rocking, but how many concerts do you get to speak with the orchestra and look through the windows and watch the passing street scene? A great evening! http://iamanauthorimustauth.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/august-3rd-2014-the-brooklyn-waterfront/

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Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Barge music is a place to hear chamber music with a view of Brooklyn bridge and the Manhattan skyline. The level of performance is very high, as is the level of audience. Here you will find real music lovers, not people who take their dress to a concert. I have been here several times over the past 20 years, and... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We went for the New Year's evening performance and it was an unfortunate experience. We want to have wonderful classical music in Brooklyn but concerned about that future after an hour of slurry piano playing, uneven tempos and occasional bow screeching. Other people left when we did. Perhaps new talent is needed in this beautiful space.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I've lived in New York City my entire life, with the exceptions of some adventures in undergrad and the Far East, but I only just learned about Bargemusic a couple of months ago. While the music is the main draw, the view makes this place special. Beware, the barge is susceptible to disturbances in the water, i.e. if you get... More 

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