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Boston Symphony Orchestra

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BSO Children's Concert Fantastic!

Want something fun to do with your children of any age (that will sit in a chair and likes music... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
xplorermom
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Boston, Massachusetts
A gem in the dity of Boston, Ma.

Each year we try to experience the wonderful Christmas celebration the BSO presents. This year... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Jean L
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Founded in the 1880s Boston Symphony is one of the main orchestra in the US.while having its concerts mostly in the city ,it moves to Tanglewood in summer months. Quite an experience in relaxation. The 2018-19 will commence on September 2.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Want something fun to do with your children of any age (that will sit in a chair and likes music). The BSO's Children performances are your ticket to a beautiful venue and early shows have the opportunity to meet musicians and touch and possibly play...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Each year we try to experience the wonderful Christmas celebration the BSO presents. This year, 2017 we were fortunate to have a new choral director from England who conducted our performance. James Burton was exuberant and dlightfulful and we enjoyed it so much we will...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Arriving 3 hours before the Friday afternoon concert we parked just across the street at the Westland Avenue Garage ($25@10hrs) and took the T-Line, one stop to Prudential Tower for early dinner. It was cold&rainy but we had pre-purchased our tickets missing last year’s presentation...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Prior to the actual concert, Derek Bermel discussed his composition and philosophy. This added so much depth to understanding the performance! The matinee performance was amazing - Bermel, Prokofiev, and Strauss with guest violinist Leonidas Kavakos. The conductor guided a flawless performance while seeming to...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The BSO is simply a world class institution. I have never been to a concert at the BSO which did not have a profound effect on me. That said, it is very unfortunate that such a cultural experience is marred by the shoddiness of its...More

1  Thank Muralto60
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Beethoven never disappoints, and seeing his work performed by a world-class orchestra in this temple to Beethoven (his is the only name inscribed above the stage) is something that no one should miss. The visiting piano soloist was sublime and the maestro majestic. Looking at...More

1  Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

What a great experience with the combination of live music and the audience reactions to the movie! It brought a fresh light to watching Amadeus. I would highly recommend this performance, what a great experience.

1  Thank aliciaeberle
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I would recommend any of the concerts here as the acoustics is out of this world, and just being in the hall is an experience as you are surrounded by so much history. Stumbled upon the casual concert this time, and didn't realize this concert...More

Thank lemonloaf
Reviewed 15 July 2017

When you plan to visit Boston, I really recommend you to book a concert ticket of Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO). This historical orchestra makes consistent and plentiful music. Boston Symphony Hall, the concert hall of BSO, is located in middle of Boston and easy to...More

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I'm not aware of tables at the Boston symphony but I do think a balcony seat would be great.
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