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Seattle Symphony

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Address: 200 University Street, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: 206-215-4747
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Take a break and take in some Bach or Berlioz here.

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Amazing Performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

My grandson and I attended the performance of the Ninth Symphony by Beethoven. BenaRoya Hall is an outstanding venue - excellent acoustics and not a bad seat in the house. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Frederic S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My grandson and I attended the performance of the Ninth Symphony by Beethoven. BenaRoya Hall is an outstanding venue - excellent acoustics and not a bad seat in the house. The hall was completely sold out. The instrumentalists were top notch. The 120-voice chorus was very impressive. My 17-year-old grandson who is musically inclined found the experience "fabulous," and I... More 

Thank Frederic S
Olympia, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I note that others have commented on the great experience they had at the Seattle Symphony. We have been going for a years and could not agree more. Benaroya Hall is a joy to experience, including the pre-concert eating opportunity by David and Co in the entrance hall. Last night we experienced Beethoven's 9th, including 4 soloist singers and the... More 

Thank rogerjm
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I've been to the Seattle Symphony many times over the years and am yet to be disappointed. It's a great date night activity especially when combined with a dinner out downtown. Dress up some and have a good time!

Thank Cliff T
Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

You Seattle people don't realize what a gem you have in this Symphony! We attended the opening night of Handel's Messiah on 18 Dec 2015. And what a treat it was. We were able to acquire excellent seats in the Founder's Tier without having to pay a scalper (3rd party site) an exorbitant price. The view was a little stifled... More 

Thank Steven C
Seattle, Wa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

One of my all time favorite activities. I truly Love the symphony, and always feel great appreciation for the Beautiful Space, as well as the wonderful music. It makes a great evening out , with others or alone. It doesn't matter, the music transports the listener each time.

Thank L5607NCkathleenm
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Since I was staying at the Hotel Vintage which is so close to the Seattle Symphony, I decided to check out the Holiday Pops Concerts. What a special treat! They had two special guests - Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare. Capathia is an accomplished broadway singer who just appeared on the latest production of the Wiz and Tony is also... More 

Thank HIDogLover
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you love the holidays then don't miss the Seattle Pops show. We went to the matinee on Saturday and had a blast. The two guest singers were AMAZING! The show was lively and great for all ages. Any seat will do. We were close to the front and would not have minded being back a few rows. The conductor... More 

Thank Larahalls
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I've had the pleasure of hearing the Seattle Symphony perform on many occasions. They perform of wide variety of classical music. They bring in some wonderful guest artists and conductors. If you have not had the chance to hear and see them in a live performance you must go.

Thank Alec D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Beautiful venue with generally good views in most seats. Great acoustics. Lobby is very inviting and spacious.

Thank SeatownTravelJunkie
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I love the arts and this is one of the best. Parking is easily attached but a pain the night of a concert. I love the box seating. Acoustics are grand. I will continue to return.

Thank nathangoeke

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