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Kleinhans Music Hall

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Fabulous acoustics!

We have visited Kleinhans for both events and graduations. This is such a beautiful building with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, Canada
Really love the space and sound!

Kleinhans is one of the best venues I have been to for orchestral performances - it is really... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Heidi Z
Buffalo, New York
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A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall was constructed in 1940 as the permanent home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, it has also become home to Just Buffalo Literary Center's Babel Series and...more
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3 Symphony Cir, Buffalo, NY 14201-1232
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Kleinhans for both events and graduations. This is such a beautiful building with excellent acoustics. We would recommend that you attend a concert here.

Thank ProfessorOT
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Kleinhans is one of the best venues I have been to for orchestral performances - it is really wonderful! Built by famous architects, Eero Saarinen and Eliel Saarinen. We have front row balcony seats in the second section and the view is awesome - but...More

Thank Heidi Z
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I have never heard Beethoven's 9th live...so when we heard the BPO (Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra) was doing it, we decided to make it a weekend event. The first half was Mahler and Copland and the pre concert talk gave some insight on the pieces. What's...More

Thank concertgoer2012
Reviewed 13 August 2018

So enjoyed two concerts here. Certainly plan on returning for future events. The venue is very nice and the acoustics are great.

Thank Trussoni
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Kleinhans is a gem. Its world-class acoustics make any concert here special. Recent renovations have made it more comfortable. The Buffalo Philharmonic is spectacularly good if they happen to be playing or accompanying an artist here. Buffalo is blessed to have this fabulous venue and...More

Thank StevenR3431
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Saarinen architecture of the hall is a visual and acoustic triumph. The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is first rate.

Thank Max W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I don't care for huge stadium environments. Kleinhans is perfect. It has great sound quality, you don't have to fight for parking as there is an ample parking lot. It's not huge, but big enough. Love it.

Thank charlene h
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Acoustically this is one of the best in the country. I've seen everything from the BPO to choral concerts to K.D. Lang in concert. It is a gem. Recently newly furnished, long-time volunteers, ... could add another drinks station, but we go for the music,...More

Thank micdrop504
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I've always been a fan of classical music and I have heard many concerts here over the years. They say that it is the most acoustically perfect building in the States and I believe it.

Thank kimpastorius
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Kleinhans is a great place to listen to the Buffalo Philharmonic, listen to a guest musician, or attend a graduation. A very spacious music hall

Thank Emily B
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9 September 2017|
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Response from Jim1951 | Reviewed this property |
Left Bank is definitely a good choice, but always crowded. Need reservations. If you like Mexican there's Cantina Loco on Allen st. For something different try Betty's or The Black Sheep. There's something for every taste in... More
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13 July 2017|
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Response from Kate J | Property representative |
Hi Roxanne, you will probably see people in a wide variety of attire depending on what you're attending. For this weekend's Bill Gaither and Legend of Zelda events, we expect much less formality than usual: there will... More