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Address: San Carlos Street and Ninth Avenue, Carmel, CA
Phone Number: 831 624 3996
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Wonderful Concert Hall!

Just one of the best concert halls I have ever been to. the design of the building inside and out is very attractive and accommodating. Seating is comfortable; the hall seems... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Beth527
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have gone to the Sunset Cultural Center. The building itself has nice architecture. They put on many shows from ballet, symphony, to tribute bands. There is free parking at their main parking lot. We generally look at their web site and/or face book page to see what shows are going on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just one of the best concert halls I have ever been to. the design of the building inside and out is very attractive and accommodating. Seating is comfortable; the hall seems intimate and good views from most seats. Acoustics are great!

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Saw James Van Praagh there on February 7th. The theatre has a warm, intimate setting. Great experience!

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Carmel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Wonderful acoustics and a beautiful setting. We've seen several concerts here and have enjoyed the quality of sound every time. We usually sit on the upper balcony.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We attended the Carmel Bach Festival for the first time and this was a lovely venue for the Bach St. Matthew Passion. The setting also had a lovely feeling of a hometown, personal event, with friendly volunteers assisting.

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Petaluma, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We attended a concert for the annual Bach Festival. The staff was friendly and helpful in getting us tickets for the popular event. The concert itself was delightful and held in the beautiful church at the center.

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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Acoustically the best venue in California. 800 comfortable seats with knowledgable volunteer staff. Sad refreshments though

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I first got acquainted with this place as my daughters took gymnastics here. Later we attended concerts, which were lovely. Double triple plus. Loved it. An added benefit was that sometimes while they had gymnastics (of course other times I'd watch), I'd walk the short blocks down to the white sand beach and enjoy the purest expression of nature I... More 

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Santa Cruz area CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Of the hundreds of venue's I've patronized - this is IT, hands down. Beautiful surrounding area, lovely gardens and setup, excellent decor, lovely theater with supreme acoustics - every seat is a good view and large enough without feeling like a big "hall." Have now seen the Monterey Symphony here approximately 12 times, and ALWAYS opt to choose this venue... More 

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Carmel, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

To find a facility of the Sunset Center's quality in a small town like Carmel is extraordinary. It is immaculately maintained and features artists you'd expect to see in much larger venues. The acoustics are perfect and the sight lines (except the back three rows in the orchestra) are great. It only seats about 700 people so it's always easy... More 

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