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“A grand traditon that never fails to please” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Boston Pops

The Boston Pops
301 Massachusetts Ave., Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115 (Fenway / Kenmore)
617-266-1492
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Ranked #17 of 311 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
Boston, Massachusetts
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479 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
“A grand traditon that never fails to please”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The Boston Pops is a tradition that never grows stale. The quality of playing with members drawn from the Boston Symphony is world class. The programs are a mix of classical and popular music that strikes an ideal balance. On our latest visit music from the movies was the theme and a sequence from Pixar films had accompanying film clips. Seating on the floor is at tables for five with drink and snacks served by the wait staff. Everyone seemed to leave with a smile on his face. This is an attraction that should not be missed during their Spring and early Summer season. There is also a brief run as Christmas Pops.

Visited June 2013
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Buckinghamshire
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135 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Brillant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

A wonderful evening a must if you are in Boston at this time.Atmosphere great, audience out to have a fantastic evening.

Visited May 2013
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Birmingham, AL
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139 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great Performance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

John Williams directed and orchestra played many of his movie scores. A wonderful experience. Only dislike is the way the audience is "packed in" with no knee room.

Visited June 2013
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Boston,MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“I have enjoyed the pops since I was a kid, now I bring my kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This event is indescribable. It means something different to everyone, but it is always a special and unique feeling. The music will just take you away. This is definitely a Boston gem!

Visited July 2012
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White River Junction, Vermont
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107 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“World Class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Folks, Symphony Hall is one of the great acoustic venues in the world. The Boston Pops, a sub-set of the Boston Symphony is one of the five greatest orchestras in America. If you can get there -- just go. Hang the price, just go!

Visited June 2013
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