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Boston Symphony Orchestra

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4557
+1 617-266-1492
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A night at the movie+.

Attended an interesting performance: the movie Jaws was playing on the wide screen while the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cold Spring, New York
What a Wonderful Time

This was my first time here and I hope to return soon. The orchestra was absolutely amazing. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
new jersey
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301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4557
Fenway / Kenmore
+1 617-266-1492
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended an interesting performance: the movie Jaws was playing on the wide screen while the orchestra provided the background music. Beautiful hall. Great orchestra. Attended the performance with 25 seniors as part of a Road Scholar program in Boston. One major disappointment: there were plenty...More

Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time here and I hope to return soon. The orchestra was absolutely amazing. The group "Arrival from Sweden" was there with them and the music of ABBA was excellent. What a super Mother's Day treat I had. You must get here.

Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 15 May 2017

One of the world's great orchestras which usually has great visiting performers and is wonderful on its own.

Thank rzamenhof
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have been looking forward to hearing this famous orchestra live in its home venue and were not disappointed. The famed sound heard so often at home on CD had the extra hair-raising dimension live and the old slightly creaky seats added much to the...More

Thank tony9tn
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I attended a concert in April. I would like to say that the performance was great! I loved the first part of the concert with Shostakovich's Festive Overture and Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major. Anne Sophie-Mutter was amazing playing this concerto!. The second was...More

Thank TorresDeOeste
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I attend a performance a couple times a year and love every one. Beforehand I dine at the hall, pre-ordering my meal when buying my admission. Having done this 5 times over the past 2 years, I can say I was never disappointed. You will...More

Thank phu14
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Excellent program and musicians. We love concerts and of course the BSO is one of THE BEST IN THE WORLD. I highly recommend to attend one of their concerts while visiting Boston. Excellent for adults and teenagers.

Thank Ivbp68
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A very good place to spend time during a cold evening. Very good acoustics. I think a must see in a visit to Boston. It is one of the oldest and some rank it as one of the 'Big Five'. Some critics do not agree...More

Thank banj2015
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Had tickets to the Valentines Day Special. Champagne, chocolates and a Symphony. How could it get any better. The piano concerto of Beethoven and the Berlioz "Symphonie Fantastique" was so appripoe for the evening.

Thank Boxman43
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My husband and I attend many concerts both in Boston and at Tanglewood - the summer residence of the BSO. The quality of music is one of the best in the world

Thank Liliana B
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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Is it better to sit at a table or in a balcony seat
23 September 2016|
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Response from Carrie L | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of tables at the Boston symphony but I do think a balcony seat would be great.