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Boston Symphony Orchestra

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The rehearsal tickets are less expensive than regular performance tickets. At 9:30 a.m., somebody... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denver, Colorado

Great architecture, plenty of seats to choose from. Amazing views from most seats. It is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4557
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-266-1492
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rehearsal tickets are less expensive than regular performance tickets. At 9:30 a.m., somebody from the BSO comes out and delivers a knowledgeable talk about the pieces you are going to hear. Our lecturer played a few recorded snippets to enhance our understanding of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great architecture, plenty of seats to choose from. Amazing views from most seats. It is very clean and the staff are polite. It is very difficult to find parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SLynnS03
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Experiencing this exquisite orchestra in person renews my spirit, stirs my imagination, and stretches my thoughts beyond the ordinary, day to day. Players experience the music in their unique ways engaging the audience in the dynamics and harmonies of this complex form of human expression....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Founded in the 1880s Boston Symphony is one of the main orchestra in the US.while having its concerts mostly in the city ,it moves to Tanglewood in summer months. Quite an experience in relaxation. The 2018-19 will commence on September 2.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Inam K
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Want something fun to do with your children of any age (that will sit in a chair and likes music). The BSO's Children performances are your ticket to a beautiful venue and early shows have the opportunity to meet musicians and touch and possibly play...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank xplorermom
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Each year we try to experience the wonderful Christmas celebration the BSO presents. This year, 2017 we were fortunate to have a new choral director from England who conducted our performance. James Burton was exuberant and dlightfulful and we enjoyed it so much we will...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jean L
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Arriving 3 hours before the Friday afternoon concert we parked just across the street at the Westland Avenue Garage ($25@10hrs) and took the T-Line, one stop to Prudential Tower for early dinner. It was cold&rainy but we had pre-purchased our tickets missing last year’s presentation...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 186NeptunusRex
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Prior to the actual concert, Derek Bermel discussed his composition and philosophy. This added so much depth to understanding the performance! The matinee performance was amazing - Bermel, Prokofiev, and Strauss with guest violinist Leonidas Kavakos. The conductor guided a flawless performance while seeming to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

The BSO is simply a world class institution. I have never been to a concert at the BSO which did not have a profound effect on me. That said, it is very unfortunate that such a cultural experience is marred by the shoddiness of its...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Muralto60
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Beethoven never disappoints, and seeing his work performed by a world-class orchestra in this temple to Beethoven (his is the only name inscribed above the stage) is something that no one should miss. The visiting piano soloist was sublime and the maestro majestic. Looking at...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Fenway / Kenmore
The Curse of the Bambino may have ended years ago, but
loyal Red Sox fans will continue to infiltrate this
home to historic Fenway Park, where you can find
victory banners, people yelling in stereotypical
Boston accents, and lots of sports bars. Located
within Kenmore Square, the old gas station Citgo sign
is another Boston skyline classic seen throughout the
city. In addition to a hectic and diehard sports
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Response from phu14 | Reviewed this property |
I am not familiar with tables at Boston symphony except for the Christmas pops performance. I prefer orchestra seat if available.