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Address: West St off Rte 183, Lenox, MA 01240
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The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features performances by...

The summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra features performances by world-renowned conductors, soloists and musicians.

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I had not been to a live concert in years but when a friend suggested Yo Yo Ma, I had to see the classical legend for myself. I was prepared for the parking challenge but I was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2015
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Highlands, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I had not been to a live concert in years but when a friend suggested Yo Yo Ma, I had to see the classical legend for myself. I was prepared for the parking challenge but I was not prepared for the long walks to the venue from the many lawn parking lots. I ordered my ticket and had it held... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

It is a beautiful summer place to go to enjoy classical music from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, you can do it from the inside as well as the lawn, with your own picnic

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

August this year in the Berkshires continues to be clear and cool weather - perfect for listening to extraordinary musical performances. While I am not well informed about classical music and can not explain the innuendos of the Bartok or the Bach Sonatas - I can say that violinist Christian Tetslaff created more sounds out of the instrument than I... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We booked tickets online - were able to view our seats online as well. Parking was easy. Entrance was a breeze, staff scanned our printed tickets. We enjoyed walking the grounds, touring the Visitor Center. Everyone was having a great time. Concert was fantastic - we loved how audience was respectful - except at the end when everyone rushed out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

a very quiet place to have lunch on the lawn and listen to the performances. I would go back again in a heartbeat.

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westerly, ri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Just returned from a Sunday evening performance of classical music by YoYo Ma, A great performance in a great performance shed. We arrived about 6 to be sure getting handicapped parking. We were directed to a spot just outside a gate. This made getting to the venue extremely easy. Lots of lawn for viewing without purchasing seats in shed.

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

An event to go to 100%. There are so many types of music now offered at Tanglewood. I love classical so it is heaven to me. But there is also the Boston Pops and other more modern types of music that can pop up here. The vast expanse of the grounds plus the top quality music of whatever sort is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Wonderful way to spend the evening. The doors to the grounds open many hours before the show. Bring a picnic, wine, lawn chairs, umbrella, table. Do it up big and use a wagon of some sort. Walk the grounds. The place is beautiful, wonderful gardens, the views are fantastic. The show was incredible!! We experienced Tanglewood on Parade featuring 3... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

The world-class Boston Symphony in a world-class outdoor setting: it's all good. Book seats in the Shed and you'll be protected even if it rains (it did). Come early to visit the historic buildings and enjoy the spectacular views.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

There's still nothing quite like this beautiful spot to hear music in the Berkshires on a Summer evening. Choose between the Shed with seats (bring a cushion!) or the lawn where you may picnic beforehand. The Boston Symphony presents three concerts every weekend in July and August and has other musical events during the week. It's a very special place.

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