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Address: 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101-3428
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Take a break and take in some Bach or Berlioz here.

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Must go for music lovers!

Seattle is an artistic city and i would call the symphony the center art of music in Seattle. I had the chance to attend Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis's recital. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 March 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

was there for the Aron Neville, great venue , though small ...i think I eroneously expected Aron Neville to have a bigger audience. over all good venue, yet long lines on the cash bar made it impossible to get a drink and slam it before you go back to the show....since you cant have it inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

Seattle is an artistic city and i would call the symphony the center art of music in Seattle. I had the chance to attend Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis's recital. Great acoustics, friendly staffs, stellar performers.

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Monterrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

The City Hall was the place to ear during one hour excellents and young musicians. Do not matter set down at stairs, because the program was rich and plenty of harmony.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

We love attending the symphony in Seattle. If you are visiting please don't pack the sequins and tie to attend, just come and enjoy the music. There is a new conductor and he is reaching out to young people with shorter programs. There are no bad seats in the hall because the acoustics are amazing. There are lots of places... More 

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

Every performance I have attended here has been delightful. The box seats are outstanding if you can get one.

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Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

My first time here as it had never really appealed, but have to say i enjoyed it a lot. The interior is amazing. What a construction. Nice refreshments half time and good atmosphere.The music was good too!

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Greater Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

Seattle Symphony is moving up the ratings worldwide, and with good reason. And Benaroya Hall is a feast for the eyes as well as the ears. Just one thing: Remember, everyone can hear you scratching, the place if very acoustically "live".

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Coupeville, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

I'm not a Symphony lover, but the music was very good, and the facility beautiful. I don't know why it had to start so late - 8pm.

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Eugene, OR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

Art in its purest form performed with an attitude of collaberation instead of mainstaging. The forum is unserpassable.

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Don't miss the symphony on your visit to Seattle. The performances are very good, there is good food for the breaks and excellent cookies which are a very good value.

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