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Address: Fulton Ferry Landing at Old Fulton and Furman Sts, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 718/624-2083
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Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn...

Classical music is hosted on a barge in the East River (near the Brooklyn Bridge).

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A Superlative (and Surprising) Place for Classical Music Under the Brooklyn Bridge

Parked just under the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic is, in fact, a barge that can accommodate an audience of about 60. It offers stunning views of Manhattan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2016
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Parked just under the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic is, in fact, a barge that can accommodate an audience of about 60. It offers stunning views of Manhattan, exquisite music, and an atmosphere of quiet, unpretentious pleasure. Either before or after, you can stroll to any of 30 or more terrific restaurants. On a beautiful evening, nothing can... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Such a lovely setting for chamber music. The audience was friendly and the players really connected personally. The view is lovely. It is a bit disconcerting that the barge rocks and rolls on the water throughout the evening. If you are prone to dizziness or motion sickness this could be a problem. Another problem is that there is only a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

It has been years since I last visited the Barge Music. The area has become a beautiful setting with plenty of restaurants. The music at the Barge is top class. The barge was an actual coffee barge that was converted into a classical music setting. Located right below the Brooklyn Bridge with a romantic view of the NYC skyline. Seating... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Sitting on a boat, enjoying the most beautiful classical music with 60 or 70 other people, gently swaying on the river is an unique experience. Visited a Barge concert for the second time (first time was five years ago), and it was another great pleasure. To walk outside during the break and watch the environment makes it even more beautiful.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

One of the few places to hear classical music on a Sunday evening, Bargemusic offers world-class musicians in an unusual place. While the views of Manhattan through the windows are nice, the lack of any terracing means that if you're in the back, you can't see the musicians. If you don't care about seeing them, then the setting is just... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Who would have thought that you could enjoy chamber music while floating on the East River overlooking the Manhattan skyline at dusk? This barge provides the ultimate view of New York City while giving you the chance to listen to some of the city's best performers play a great variety of repertoire. Don't miss this!

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It's an easy subway ride on the F to the first stop in Brooklyn in a wonderful area known as Dumbo. Fabulous view of the Manhattan skyline in back of the stage while excellent chamber music is performed. Highly recommended. Details can be found on www.bargemusic.org Warning to people with motion issues, the barge rocks gently with the tide. There... More 

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We attended a solo piano recital on a Friday evening. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our seats. Beautiful music and a unique setting. We were staying in Manhattan but it was easy to get here and tickets can be purchased from the website in advance. A good programme of music for everyone. Highly recomended.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My family and were lucky enought to be in NY to attend a concert in Bargemusic. The music was great, as well as the view. It's a lovely experience.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Breath taking setting at the base of Brooklyn Bridge with the Manhattan Skyline in the back ground. Music was melodic and soothing to the senses. Quirky and fun thing to do in NY.

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