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“Gustav Holst's "The Planets"” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Phoenix Symphony

Phoenix Symphony
Ranked #40 of 225 things to do in Phoenix
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Phoenix
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36 reviews
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“Gustav Holst's "The Planets"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013

Fran & I really enjoyed the ASU private reception where we learned about planets from an expert on planetary science Kip Hodges from ASU's School of Earth & Space Exploration and then learned the story behind the music of Gustav Holst's most popular composition, "The Planets" by Phoenix Symphony Principal Timpanist Bruce Polk. The performances were quite good and I loved the video provided by NASA that was timed with each of the seven pieces from the Planets. The facility is magnificent!

Visited January 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Phoenix is fortunate”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

The symphony offers a nice variety of concerts. There should be something of interest for everyone. I hope the new conductor will do as good of a job as Maestro Michael Christie. Symphony Hall is a wonderful facility. Seating and acoustics are very good. Everyone should come out and support our local symphony. It is affordable.

Visited January 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Christmas Eve at the Phoenix Symphony”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

I am out of town a lot and enjoy the Symphony wherever I am. I live in Phoenix and every New Year's Eve they have a special Symphony Production with a Champagne cocktail for all and at midnight balloons of every size and color fall from a net in the ceiling. You can catch them -- I get a couple to "take home." It is a festive time and the Symphony is excellent. This New Year's Eve you will find me there.

Visited December 2012
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“Very pleasently surprised with quality”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2012

Booked tickets on the off chance when in town, was really imprrssed with the venue and quality of performance of Phoenix Symphony orchestra.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

I LOVE the Symphony and this is such an amazing place to watch it. Not a bad seat in the house!! Love all that's available to you during intermission and before the show. FABULOUS-We go a much as possible.

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