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Symphony Center - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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An absolute gem

We were in town for an all Mozart concert last Saturday night. We had tickets for the gallery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave P
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Marquette, Michigan
Music Lovers Unite

Seeing the CSO perform was an outstanding experience. The building is beautiful as well. Classy and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Megz S
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220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe nYC has cheaper tickets especially for students. However the performance here is also pretty decent and worth the ticket for sure

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there at some free showcase, which was held in smaller room. Music and atmosphere were great. Building has good location in the center of the city and is easily accessible with public transport

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grigolm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town for an all Mozart concert last Saturday night. We had tickets for the gallery, which proved way too high up for my daughter -- almost gave her a panic attack. The usher was very friendly and helpful, and arranged for us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The CSO does a great job performing. We loved the Star Wats show. We were unhappy regarding the endless lines at intermission. I never got a drink. I want to get inside on time I walked between the 3 floors and the lines would not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariagZ1086JM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the CSO perform was an outstanding experience. The building is beautiful as well. Classy and a wonderful night out!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Not only do you get to hear outstanding music by musicians that are so professional they don't need a conductor, but you also get to experience the beautiful acoustics and architecture of the building. It is a must see at least once while you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dakotajude73
Reviewed November 10, 2018

In addition to the wonderful concerts, the building itself is magnificent. Totally worth the trip. If you cannot catch a concert, wonder in and look at the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JCLJCLJCL
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful performance and music selection. The place is also beautiful. One of the highlights of my Chicago trip

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marcelo C
Reviewed October 26, 2018

During my six day stay in Chicago at the beginning of October, I was very fortunate to be able to take in two concerts at the Symphony Center. Firstly a Beethoven/Brahms concert and then the Symphony Ball. By UK standards my Lower Balcony seats (good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I was able to go and see the President's Own Marine Band. They were fantastic and it was an amazing venue. The concert was free but you had to book the tickets ahead of time so they knew who was coming. A great way to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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wanderingintrovert
October 22, 2017|
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Response from Stan Z | Reviewed this property |
Have observed many inquires regarding restaurants around Symphony Center, The Art Institute, and other Michigan Avenue venues. There are ample upscale restaurants in the area. The Symphony complex has one, there's also... More
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tiredkz
February 17, 2017|
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Response from Yolie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry for the late reply, just came back from NZ. Lawry's in Chicago is the BEST Prime Rib Restaurant, is a little pricey, but you will have an unforgettable experience. The place, the food and the ambience are 1st... More
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