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San Diego Symphony

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Address: 750 B St, San Diego, CA 92101-8114
Phone Number: 1-619-235-0804
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Wonderful outdoor performance

We stumbled upon the San Diego Symphony playing at the Embarcadero Park on evening during our visit. Although we didn't have tickets to get close to the orchestra, we were able... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
zinear
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon the San Diego Symphony playing at the Embarcadero Park on evening during our visit. Although we didn't have tickets to get close to the orchestra, we were able to hear them play while we were in the park. The finale of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with fireworks and live cannons was especially fun to listen to. I didn't... More 

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San Diego, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How wonderful the Summer Pops are... let me count the ways. Hubby and I actually went three times this summer. The first show was the movie Raiders of the Lost Arc that was accompanied by the symphony orchestra. The combination of a great movie, a great orchestra, and incredible weather made for a perfect evening. The second show we saw... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the concert. Kinda bummed with the incredibly long lines. Website should read, "must bring chairs" but don't expect to sit in them. We arrived early, threw down a towel in a choice spot and once the Fixx began, everyone stood up, blocking the view of us and everyone behind us. We hightailed it to the left off the... More 

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Thank Chad G
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

It is so lovely to watch the sun set...do bring your sunglasses as you'll be facing the sunset, and it's bright! Usually there is a gentle breeze. It often gets cold after the sun goes down, especially if you are sitting in the grandstands or laying on a blanket. No matter how hot the day, I bring a jacket with... More 

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Bakersfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We saw the 4th oh July Summer Pops Show. It was the perfect location, had a great screen to see better, and the acoustics were fabulous. We sat in the bleacher seats, which were fine. Take a blanket and a sweater for the show. It gets chilly.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located downtown on 7th and B. Its actually a symphony hall but also used as a regular concert venue. Good seating through out so the view is pretty good everywhere. They also have a balcony level. All in all good concert venue!

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Thank satobt
Yuma, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We may live 200 miles away, but still joined the symphony just to support great music & great presentation. We especially like the summer pops on the embarcadero, but every performance we have attended has been 1st rate!

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Thank Fred E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

thoroughly enjoyed the show! Everything from ticket purchase/will call/ usher help was a perfect experience. the hall is beautiful!! The symphony, brilliant.

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Thank audiowookie80
Sacramento, California, United States
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Attended 'Salute to Vienna' as a family of 5 on New Years Day. Really enjoyed the interior architecture, will call was relatively fast and the ushers were helpful. Acoustics were great and we were able to hear everything from the balcony. They also allow you to bring snacks and drinks to your seat which is great with children in tow.... More 

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Thank Victoria M
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

All the seats are good. The sound is great. There is paid parking nearby. Go with the $5 dollar garage it is not far and the best deal. Several good places to eat nearby. Great date night. Not just for old people. Good mixed crowd.

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