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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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Shostakovich 7th Symphony 10/11/2011

Stunning accoustics in a beautiful hall. Friendly staff too.

Reviewed 13 November 2011
Aeroguy757
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Staffordshire
It makes our Christmas special

We go to Birmingham Symphony Hall every winter, usually 1 or 2 days before Christmas for one of the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2011
maggierose47
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Birmingham's world-famous acoustically refined 2262 capacity concert hall presents a diverse programme of jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical music concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, family, educational and community performances each year, as well as conferences, graduation ceremonies, business meetings and major broadcasts.Symphony Hall is managed alongside sister venue Town Hall, by the registered charity Performances Birmingham Ltd, and is home to the Birmingham International Concert Season and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
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“great acoustics” (84 reviews)
“classical music” (72 reviews)
“sound quality” (115 reviews)
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
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+44 121 780 3333
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Reviewed 13 November 2011

Stunning accoustics in a beautiful hall. Friendly staff too.

1  Thank Aeroguy757
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

We go to Birmingham Symphony Hall every winter, usually 1 or 2 days before Christmas for one of the shows in their Raymond Gubbay Christmas Festival. There is a wonderful ambiance and the music and singing is a wonderful start to Christmas. Their cafe isn't...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2011

In Birmingham for a weekend and attended Praise Prom. Great orchestra and accoustics

2  Thank MarkF846
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

The symphony hall is situated in a rejuvinated area in the centre of Birmingham. It is in the centre of a major redevelopment including a huge convention centre and new central library (under construction at the time of my visit). The surrounding area with its...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2011

I recently took my mother for her 86th birthday to see We'll Meet Again at the Symphony Hall and the show itself was a great success. However the one sour point was that, having waited in the usual queue for the ladies, when finally getting...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2011

Well what can I say! Birminghams version of the royal Albert hall, a truely magnificent building, spacious,fresh and clean. The concert arena it's self consists of comfortable seats and amazing acoustics, my ears have never been able to pick out such detail in the music!

1  Thank Nick B
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Reviewed 19 July 2011

Symphony Hall is easy to get to, We stayed next door in the Hyatt Regency Hotel which has a direct access route into Symphony Hall. It is situated close to the Canal with Restauraunts and bars in very close proximity. The sound inside Symphony Hall...More

1  Thank jlo58
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Reviewed 12 June 2011

I live in Birmingham, and am a classical music lover so I visit Symphony Hall regularly. CBSO concerts are fantastic. The venue is superb. The acoustics are brilliant, and are changed to suit each performance. All seats have a good view, and are very comfortable....More

1  Thank musiclover20
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Reviewed 10 March 2011

Quite a good view no matter where you sit. Usually in the daytime you can get a free peek inside. Worth a diversion whilst in that part of Birmingham. I just think people find it very hard to put culture and Birmingham together. I am...More

Thank Antony T
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Reviewed 31 January 2011

We saw Transatlantic Sessions here. Good auditorium, but the building felt lifeless and soul-less, although the exterior and interior were spacious and accommodated a crowd well. We even managed to get drinks quickly at the bar, which is a novelty for most venues. The auditorium...More

1  Thank MikeD1948
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