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Pops and Sizzle

I have looked forward to visiting the Pops for a half century and was not disappointed at all. We... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Salinas, California
John Williams Conducts His Music At The Pops

How lucky can you get to watch the master himself, John Williams, conduct the fabulous Boston Pops... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
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Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the orchestra at Symphony Hall and on the Charles River Esplanade.
301 Massachusetts Ave, Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 02115-4557
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-266-1492
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 May 2010

We saw John Williams conducting Hooray for Hollywood. Our whole family, children, teens and adults loved the performance. Excellent! The Pops need to be seen at Symphony Hall, great acoustics and all seats seem to be pretty good.

3  Thank chrsms
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 July 2011

We were going to be in the Boston area visiting relatives over 4th of July so we achieved a lifelong goal of seeing the Boston fireworks along the Charles River with the Boston Pops concert. It was a good experience, although very challenging, and could...More

9  Thank LMom1
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

I have looked forward to visiting the Pops for a half century and was not disappointed at all. We arrived early, picked up our tix at will-call, walked around the corner to an eatery for dinner, and returned in time for the performance. We sat...More

2  Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Reviewed 24 May 2018

How lucky can you get to watch the master himself, John Williams, conduct the fabulous Boston Pops Orchestra performing great movie hits from Indiana Jones, Star Wars, ET, Close Encounters, etc. It was really amazing to know that you can be in the presence of...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

WE attended the "Disney on Broadway" performance. I honestly wasn't too excited when my wife ordered the tickets. I was delighted with the concert featuring four marquee performers belting out the tunes. It was really spectacular!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful holiday program by the Boston Pops at Boston’s Symphony Hall. Lively, fun, loved the 12 Days of Christmas. So talented. And I was able to get tickets last minute.

Thank Maui4Me2
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I went for the Holiday concert the Pops put on in December and it was a lot of fun. They played a bunch of classics, they did a reading of the Christmas Story with illustrations projected and a twist on the classic 12 days of...More

Thank AnnaCPass
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My husband and I experienced The Boston Pops for the first time at Christmas. This was one of the most amazing experiences for us. We have visited a number of symphonies around the country and this one is first class.

Thank jodiliberty
Reviewed 4 January 2018

What a great program. Truly entertaining. One of the most enjoyable experiences we have had. The Boston Pops played while Looney Tunes cartoon played on a big screen. Hope they do it again next year.

Thank mg100
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Hearing the Boston Symphony Orchestra do a "Pops" performance is an experience to cherish. The Orchestra flawlessly performed in perfect timing to the Bugs Bunny cartoons projected on the huge screen behind the band. We had smiles on our face the whole evening. The meal...More

Thank Corny_04963
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great late morning show. Was the children’s show. Very well done, with mix of kids sing-a-longs, and many of the holiday favorites. Was the perfect length. No intermission. Show was about and hour and ten, hour and fifteen. Conductor was great with the audience. Personable...More

Thank mikeys2
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

A wonderful way to ring in the holiday season! What a wonderful performance. Truly enjoyed the rendition of 12 Days of Christmas.

Thank Amybaker4
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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 bluto011 | Reviewed this property |
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5 July 2017|
Response from 138maureenc | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Try the BSO website for info on Symphony and Boston Pops. If attending BSO...I would deal directly with Symphony Hall. The Customer Service staff are very nice and accommodating. You have picked a wonderful time to... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from mergek | Reviewed this property |
It's 90 minutes with a 20 minute intermission