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Shalin Liu Performance Center

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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Where do you look? The performers? The views? Or close your eyes and enjoy the performance? The... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2014
Deb S
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Beautiful view and venue

Sweeping views of the ocean and nicely renovated building. Attended a wedding. Parking is limited... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2014
Susan D
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Rockport Music presents concerts and cultural events in the "stunning acoustics and dramatic setting" (Boston Globe) of its new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music is best known for its summer chamber music festival, as well as year-round presentations of jazz, folk, and pop music; high-definition broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and National Theatre (London); and classic and independent films.
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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Where do you look? The performers? The views? Or close your eyes and enjoy the performance? The Shanghai Quartet performed beautifully and we enjoyed their incredible energy - thank you Rockport and Shalin Liu and David Deveau and all the folks who created this lovely...More

1  Thank Deb S
Reviewed June 19, 2014

Sweeping views of the ocean and nicely renovated building. Attended a wedding. Parking is limited as the building is on the main street.

2  Thank Susan D
Reviewed June 17, 2014

This renovated old building in the heart of Rockport adds a dimension to this seaside town that few other New England seasides can claim. Smack dab on the main street in town, it's now a performing arts center and it faces directly onto the water,...More

1  Thank fbking
Reviewed June 15, 2014

Its worth a trip to Rockport just to go and see this gorgeous building. We have been there several times and the concerts are always excellent -- but regardless of what the performance is, the experience of sitting in this beautiful theater is worth the...More

1  Thank bmh1207
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Came here shortly after it opened a few years ago and saw former Celtic Woman Orla Fallon. Came back June 10, 2014 to see Rockapella. Very enjoyable and comfortable 330-seat house. I only wish I lived closer to Rockport!

1  Thank hrajotte
Reviewed May 27, 2014

My brother got married here this weekend..lovely setting...close to town and lodging. Roomy reception area upstairs....overall fantastic!

1  Thank kdpezz
Reviewed March 2, 2014

The Shalin Liu is not unique, but it is a wonderful member of that group of small, high quality venues that heighten the entertainment experience. We went, most recently, to a Metropolitan Opera Company simulcast. It is a great show, but sit towards the back...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed February 24, 2014

We attended a Keiko Matsui concert. She was her usual lively, wonderful self! The building is beautifully restored; has excellent acoustics and there is not a bad seat in the house.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed February 22, 2014

The Shalin Liu Performance Center is a work of art - all the detail that went in to its construction and the view from the stage is incredible. No seat is a bad seat as it is a smaller venue. Prices are very reasonable.

1  Thank MarshaBraintree_MA
Reviewed January 20, 2014

Our first visit to the Shalin Liu, but not our last. Beautiful performance hall, small, great acoustics, comfortable seats, and perfect location on the water.

Thank Debbie C
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October 28, 2017|
Response from susansmf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, drinks & snacks available upstairs at intermission.
July 28, 2017|
Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
July 28, 2017|
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances