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New England Conservatory Jordan Hall

30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115-4602
+1 617-585-1260
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music concert hall

very comfortable not too big concert hall which hosts all kinds of mostly classical music including... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
rzamenhof
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Brookline, Massachusetts
Best Place for Classical Music

Every day, several times a day, you can find here great performances and most of them are for free... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
MisoSoupp
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA 02115-4602
Fenway / Kenmore
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

very comfortable not too big concert hall which hosts all kinds of mostly classical music including some concerts by students that are free.

Thank rzamenhof
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Every day, several times a day, you can find here great performances and most of them are for free. Look for Jordan Hall Calender.

Thank MisoSoupp
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Jordan Hall has wonderful accoustics and sightlines. However, the seating layout is very odd. Sections can be impossible to access without going through a row of seating first (and disturbing everyone who is seated). Be aware, especially if you are handicapped or don't move too...More

1  Thank Julie R
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The opera was great, but the seats were very uncomfortable, there were too few bathrooms, and the staff seemed unsure. I'm in no hurry to go back.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We attended a free concert that showcased a special youth orchestra that had high school students from across the country. Their performance was excellent. The space was intimate and gorgeous.

Thank Brianne K
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I recently attended a Boston Gay Men's Chorus performance here. We had balcony seats. The chorus is 175 men strong, with a small orchestra. It was fabulous. The tickets were affordable ($40) and there isn't a bad seat in the house. Ushers helpful, bathrooms clean....More

Thank Triplover31
Reviewed 6 February 2016

An often overlooked option for both locals and visitors to the city. Check on-line for regular (several times a week) free concerts. Show-cased talent can be faculty members, guest artists, students. This is a concert hall with very good acoustics, intimately sized, a real treat....More

Thank AdventuresinJapan
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I concur with the positive comments made by other reviewers. This hall provides a great listening experience, feels intimate but not crowded and it is correct that one would be hard pressed to find a bad seat. It is quirky but in an entertaining way...More

1  Thank CollegeParentsMA
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a beautiful older concert hall with wonderful acoustics. Being in an older building, it's a bit quirky - some of the seats are hard to get to and require climbing over dozens of people. Also, as in many venues of this type, they...More

Thank Discdogmom
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The previous times I have attended concerts at Jordan Hall - and I've been there in total probably about 20 times - I have always sat in the side Balcony. When I come to Boston for the Early Music Festival, I usually am going to...More

1  Thank Charming_Karl
Nearby
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
...More
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Response from BuckeyeChef | Reviewed this property |
For something casual and quick there is a Paneta across the street. For fine dining there are dozens of restaurants near the Prudential Center and Copley Place neighborhood just 15 minute walk from the concert hall.
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