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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reverse aspect ratio makes uncomfortable seating

The layout is long and narrow toward the stage due to the goal of the ocean as a stage backdrop... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Rockport, Massachusetts
via mobile
Wonderfull music venue facility and great music

We were staying in Rockport and a guest at the inn we were staying at asked the Innkeeper about the... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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Rockport Music presents concerts and cultural events in the "stunning acoustics and dramatic setting" (Boston Globe) of its new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music is best known for its summer chamber music festival, as well as year-round presentations of jazz, folk, and pop music; high-definition broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and National Theatre (London); and classic and independent films.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful venue” (13 reviews)
“concert hall” (13 reviews)
“third floor” (11 reviews)
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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The layout is long and narrow toward the stage due to the goal of the ocean as a stage backdrop. Lousy lineups.

Thank RobCmore
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were staying in Rockport and a guest at the inn we were staying at asked the Innkeeper about the Shalin Liu Performance Center. It turned out that that (yes, 2 that's) was the opening night of the Performance Center for the season. We went...More

Thank davekat2016
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This beautiful music venue was converted from a clothing store to a glorious site for a variety of musical performances. We hear Ottmar Liebert with Negra Luna and had the opportunity to see the sun set over the Rockport Harbour before the curtains were closed...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Shalin Liu concert hall. The most advanced acoustics anywhere. Anyone, any band sounds better here in this fabulous concert hall.

Thank susansmf
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful venue! Great location on the water. Great views. Excellent acoustics. Diverse, eclectic programs including classical, folk, jazz and blues. Nice upstairs lounge. Restaurants within walking distance but only during the "summer" season.

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

No other venue like this. World class acoustics and view behind stage. Many varieties of performances. Well worth planning a destination visit around the performance of your choice, and eating and staying local, all walkable also.

Thank JamyMadeja
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We recently attended an Irish concert at this venue. The only 4 seats that I could find together were towards the back of one of the side balconies. I had no idea how bad the view was going to be until we sat down. We...More

Thank ericboston99
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Phenomenal venue to hear a concert. Recently heard a jazz concert with great acoustics. It's also a beautiful setting if you are there for late afternoon or early evening the light coming in is amazing.

Thank Food_Travel-stay
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Relatively small, it only seats a little over 300 people. It's perfect for a small performance group, or an individual recital. Behind the stage is a floor to ceiling glass window. Spectacular! We sat in the last 3 rows and found it to be like...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful design, excellent acoustics, varied programs: what more could you ask for in a performance center? We have been attending events at the Shalin Liu Performance Center since it opened in 2010, and it just keeps getting better: Met Opera simulcasts, year-round classical music with...More

Thank RockportBirder
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28 July 2017|
Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
28 July 2017|
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances
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Response from Jeffrey M | Reviewed this property |
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