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Address: 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone Number: +1 716-883-3560
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall...
A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall was constructed in 1940 as the permanent home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, it has also become home to Just Buffalo Literary Center's Babel Series and the Buffalo Chamber Music Society's performances. It is frequently used for weddings, corporate meetings, and performances by local organizations. Each spring, more than 10,000 people receive their high school or college diplomas on the Kleinhans stage.
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Wonderful Venue, Do the Whole Thing

Just saw a terrific concert, with incredible acoustics. The works of Charles Ives directed by JoAnn Falletta was a concert not to miss. What made the entire evening so great was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Amherst, New York
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Amherst, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Just saw a terrific concert, with incredible acoustics. The works of Charles Ives directed by JoAnn Falletta was a concert not to miss. What made the entire evening so great was making it a complete, trouble-free event, with absolutely no hassle. We made dinner reservations at Henry's @ Kleinhans at 5:30. We arrived to a nearly empty paring lot and... More 

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depew ny
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is one of the best places to see a performance of any type. We have seen just about every kind of venue there and have never been disappointed no matter where your seats are. This January, we seen the alan Parsons Project, WOW!!! the show was fantastic! I must say, after the 80's and 90's I kind of lost... More 

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Colden, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

fabulous acoustics, organized entry and departure...lovely music in the best of venues..pre-concert offerings of food and wine, as well as intermission offerings are splendid.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Came in for the Alan Parsons concert. Great sound in venue. Nice size not too big. Easy in and out parking.

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New York
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45 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have been to two events at Kleinhans since returning to Buffalo recently. I sat in the balcony for the first event and in the orchestra for the Mozart concert. Seating room is sufficient and acoustics are great. Kleinhans is one of the largest music halls in the world. A real buffalo gem for the past 75 years.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Have been here many times. The acoustics are fabulous. Virtually no bad seat in the small auditorium. The only downside, parking can be a pain in the neck. One of those places that could be easily overlooked but should not be. There are many great restaurants in the immediate area for an after performance dinner.

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Williamsville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have been at Kleinhans a number of times to hear the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Always great place to listen to a variety of music including classical and rock & roll. Good size, but if you go to listen to piano concerts, get seats on the left hand side of the stage to watch the pianist hands. The volunteers are... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great shows, the sound system can be very dissappointing, I prefer the A Section, hopefully no one tall in stature will sit in front of you. I always meet someone interesting sitting next to me. There are still friendly people always willing to be neighborly.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Kleinhans Music Hall is an institution here in Buffalo, NY, a true treasure. To attend a concert at this venue is a dream for perfect sound lovers. We are also blessed with a first class Philharmonic Orchestra, filled with talent. Should you have an opportunity to attend an event here on a visit, you will be happy you included it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I come here a lot to see the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Perform. This Hall is specifically designed to sound simply amazing! Definitely a lovely place to see the BPO Perform.

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