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“Beautiful Venue.” 4 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 #14 of 421 things to do in Boston
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Owner description: Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Beautiful Venue.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I recently saw the Boston Pops tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. It was wonderful. I was traveling alone and spur of the moment decided to attend the concert. I bought the best "cheap seat" available and was advised that I could get a closer seat on the side of the theater. :( I could only see 3/4 of the Pops Orchestra. Next time I will go for a seat that faces the stage full on, no matter how far away it is.

Visited May 2013
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“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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“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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“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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“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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