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Review of Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Ranked #1 of 46 Concerts & Shows in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Winchester, ma
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“world class”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

This incredibly beautiful concert hall provides probably the best acoustics in the US and a huge variety of musical offerings; take note...best seats for sound are in the second balcony, center rows...We have subscribed for twenty years and feel lucky to be able to do so.

Visited September 2012
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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

The hall was run down, the stage was messy and the whole production seemed to be disorganized. The musicians themselves were great but I had much higher expectations from Symphony Hall!

Visited November 2012
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NewEngland
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“An institution in Boston. If you get a chance don't miss them!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

If you have a chance to see BSO in Symphony Hall, don't pass it up. The quality of this symphony is amazing, and the fun they have with holidays, their Pops group that plays on the Esplanade, all provide a huge amount of enjoyment and they mix it up with style so you're not stuck with a lot of heavy music, or just pop. I've seen a number of orchestras around the world, and BSO has a way that touches their audiences and acknowledges the varying tastes so they're accessible.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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266 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Part of our trip of Symphony concerts.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

Historic, wonderful old concert hall with a top flight orchestra. Maybe because it was Election Night, but it was depressing to see so many empty seats.

Visited November 2012
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Vancouver
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A must attend, if one has the opportunity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

A spiritual combination between both sides of the Atlantic ocean. The program I attended was a combination of modern and classical pieces (Saariaho, Britten and Dvořák). An excellent conductor Juanjo and such a remarkable performance of the violinist Gil Shaham.

Visited November 2012
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