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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

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Address: 718 N Grand Blvd, Powell Symphony Hall, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1011
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Singing In The Rain was awesome

If you ever have a chance to see one of the Symphony's performances where they play the movie score while showing the movie... it's worth every penny... while this score didn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chad B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you ever have a chance to see one of the Symphony's performances where they play the movie score while showing the movie... it's worth every penny... while this score didn't seem as complex as Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter... which they have down and done extremely well... it was perfect for Mother's Day... our family had a... More 

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

The Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 with Nikolai Lugansky on the piano was outstanding. His hands and fingers were a blur as he played by memory with no sheet music present. This frenetic piece of music is well worth the price of admission even if one did not stay for the remainder of the concert.

Thank Rick H
Rolla, Missouri
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We were wowed yesterday by SLSO's virtuosity in handling some challenging material beautifully. A pared down ensemble partnered with the pianist to bring Rhapsody in Blue dancing to life. The full orchestra powered into swing for the Gershwin F concerto. Great concert!

Thank David D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

You cannot beat seeing this award winning Symphony in the historic Powell Symphony Hall. The venue is perfect for the beautiful sound you will hear. Conductor David Robertson puts on a good show 😉

Thank lverdouw
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed December 11, 2016

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is outstanding with extremely talented musicians, an energetic and enthusiastic conductor, and many outstanding guest musicians and conductors through out the season. They also offer unique experiences such as: first run movies accompanied by the live orchestra, special tribute concerts to composers, and special holiday music. Powell Hall is a beautifully restored concert hall with... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We went to the Led Zeppelin Tribute. They had a vocalist and rock band playing with the symphony. Fun evening!

Thank Gail K
Godfrey, Illinois
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

My husband and I love the STL Symphony, and we go every chance we get. To end our dates at Powell Hall, we decided to go the the Jim Brickman concert. Jim Brickman is a talented pianist and funny. He played well with the orchestra, and the music was just what we were looking for - calm and soothing -... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

SLSO is always a joy to hear. I've heard them perform probably 5-6 times so far. Although I cant afford to go to as many shows as I'd like (pricey tickets), I pay attention to their special offerings, looking for an excuse to go back.

Thank Joseph B
Edwardsville, Illinois
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Reviewed February 18, 2016

OMG This was the most amazing place. Not too say that Kansas lead singer - "John Elefante" was in the house.I took my wife to see for Valentines Day.- As 80's era kids. She loved the show. This was definately worth the trip ! ! I Myself as a 80's country boy. I really enjoyed the show as well as... More 

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Ballwin, Missouri
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Reviewed February 4, 2016

The quality of the music by the St. Louis Symphony is first-rate. However, as is all too typical in my experience, their technical excellence is frequently marred by choosing off putting music, music that either no one has heard of or that is simply not very harmonic or pleasing to listen, such as, for example, ones with dissonant notes and... More 

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