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Schermerhorn Symphony Center

1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201-2031
+1 615-687-6500
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Experience music of all genres in Nashville's acoustical gem, Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Home to the GRAMMY Award-winning Nashville Symphony, the venue hosts more than 140 events each year. Experience classical masterworks, exciting new music and today's greatest artists, with breathtaking sound of 84 world-class musicians onstage. Wine, beer and cocktails available at all concerts, with casual dining available at the in-house Cherry Street Eatery. Tours of the building are offered free of charge at 1 p.m. on most Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful venue” (40 reviews)
“box seats” (14 reviews)
“concert hall” (22 reviews)
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1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201-2031
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"beautiful venue"
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"concert hall"
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Travelled especially to hear the classical compositions of one of my favorite rock stars from the past (Kip Winger). What a treat to meet several season ticket holders and experience the preconcert lecture with Giancarlo Guerrero with Kip Winger! My box seats were spectacular and...More

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NashvilleSymph, Ticket Services Specialist at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words! Great to hear you enjoyed your experience. Look forward to having you back to see another show soon. Thanks again! - Angilee, Ticket Services Specialist

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Apparently there is a $30 per tickets even if you drive to the box office and purchase tickets on-site. Maybe I'm old but I have never encountered a venue where you could not save the fees by purchasing tickets at the box office instead of...More

1  Thank C S
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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you so much for providing your feedback, C.S. Our fees are assessed no matter how you purchase your tickets, via phone, online, or in person, and they are a flat 17% based on the price of the ticket, so the amount of the fee...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

I have been gong to see different shows at the Schermerhorn for a couple years, I always enjoy the shows much better than seeing them at the Bridgestone arena. The sound is great everywhere and you can buy tickets at a reasonable price many times...More

1  Thank Photomadman
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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write a review! We are thrilled that you have enjoyed seeing shows at our venue and hope that we will see you again soon! ---Jean-Marie, Box Office Supervisor

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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is beautiful and is one of my city's great treasures. It's beautiful architecture features some of the cities most gifted musicians and performing artists. Great cafe, good wine. This is a Must See Must Do. Check out their extensive schedule of...More

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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your review with us! We do have something for everyone on our concert schedule and hope that you come see us again soon! --- Jean-Marie, Box Office Supervisor.

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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I bought tickets to see ET while the Nashville Symphony played the score live. It was so enjoyable! The Schermerhorn is beautiful! The staff is very friendly and helpful. We sat in orchestra right (I think) and could see/hear very well. This...More

2  Thank cagnew
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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue! I am glad you enjoyed our movie night presentation of ET and that sitting on the main floor gave you a great view of both the movie and the symphony! We look forward to seeing...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This theater is gorgeous. The seats are very comfortable and the outside patio is like eating or drinking at a beautiful bistro. I had tickets in row X at the back of the theater and thought I would not be able to see anything, I...More

1  Thank Micki B
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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. I am glad you enjoyed sitting in our courtyard before the show as it is one the best features of our building! And you are right, every seat in house does have a great view...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful symphony hall! The sound was incredible and the orchestra was phenomenal! The staff was very helpful getting everyone to their seats and directing people.

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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for sharing your photos and experience! We are so happy that you had a wonderful time at the Johnny Mathis concert. Thanks for coming and sharing in the incredible music!-- Jean-Marie, Box Office Supervisor

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my first concert here on June 13,2017. It was an enjoyable experience :) . The first thing you will notice right away is there are lots of folks who work there ready to help you out, from finding directions inside the building, to...More

1  Thank Amanda B
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NashvilleSymph, Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you had a fabulous time at Ann Wilson and we look forward to having you come back to another one of our shows--Jean-Marie, Box Office Supervisor

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

If you have the opportunity to attend an event at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, do it. It is an amazing venue visually, and there's not a bad seat in the house. Oddly enough, it was not the best acoustics I've heard, but certainly quite good...More

1  Thank Diane K
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NashvilleSymph, Box Office Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for your kind and honest review of your time here at Schermerhorn Symphony Center! We love all feedback from our patrons! --Lindsay Bergstrom, Box Office Manager

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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We visited the symphony to watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and had a great time! This was our first experience here, the staff were friendly and helped us find our seats as soon as we entered the building. We sat in the...More

1  Thank Kristenleah83
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NashvilleSymph, Box Office Manager at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you for sharing this fantastic photo of our hall and thank you for your generous review! --Lindsay Bergstrom, Box Office Manager

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stevepellettierec
August 18, 2017|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
I never sat in those seats, but since the acoustics in the other areas is impeccable, I would bet it is great there, too. It would be almost like the sound sitting in the orchestra playing and you get to see every move of... More
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Melissa G
Looking for suggestions, ideas on clothing options appropriate for the symphony. Taking into consideration the season and style of music to be performed. Going to see the music of Prince, starring Marshall Charloff. It is scheduled for November 8th. This will be my first time to attending a symphony hall and I want to make sure that I'm not under dressed. The only dress I own is a black knee length. I've worn it once. To my husband's funeral. Don't think I will ever wear it again. So, I'm thinking about skinny jeans or maybe palazzo pants. I love beautiful clothes but, rarely buy them because I spend most of the time in work clothes. The tickets are a special treat to myself and who knows how long it will be before I do something like this again. If anyone has any suggestions please help this old lady out!
August 3, 2017|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
Wear whatever you are comfortable in :) . When I went to the Ann Wilson of Heart concert there back in June, I saw everyone wearing a variety of different clothes. Dresses, shirts and shorts, and many other things. Everyone... More
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jjillmomma
July 4, 2017|
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Response from clairehs1974 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Downtown Nashville hotels have become unreasonably expensive. Unless you want the experience of walking all over downtown, you can find a less expensive option in other areas. Hotels in Vanderbilt/West End area... More
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