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El Paso Symphony Orchestra

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Address: El Paso, TX

Established in 1893, this is one of Texas' oldest symphonies.

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The Longest Rumnig Symphony in the State of Texas is a Real Jewel!

Established in the 1930’s, the Symphony is the oldest performing arts organization in El Paso and the longest continuously running symphony orchestra in the state of Texas. The... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Patrick Alfred ... D
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Established in the 1930’s, the Symphony is the oldest performing arts organization in El Paso and the longest continuously running symphony orchestra in the state of Texas. The Symphony is well respected nationally among symphony orchestras for its talent and its positive impact on the community! The El Paso Symphony has received both national and international recognition as a result... More 

3 Thank Patrick Alfred ... D
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Having a symphony orchestra in El Paso is a big deal. One of our favorite family outings is going to a Symphony concert and then have dinner at Cafe Central. The tickets are very affordable and we like to develop the love for music and culture in our daughters. Plus this is not any orchestra, we have a world renown... More 

2 Thank AlinaTX
Anthony, New Mexico
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

We have been attending concerts for about 15 years, first at the Abraham Chavez Theatre, Guerer Aykal was the conductor then. The Symphony moved to the Plaza Theatre a few years ago. The venue is very elegant , acoustics are good. The only thing I do not enjoy is the walk from the parking garage to the plaza and back.... More 

3 Thank Hildegard R
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I have been to the Symphony several times since moving to El Paso. I have never been disappointed, the conductor does a great job and the venue is incredible. The Plaza Theater is the home of the El Paso Symphony ~ I love listening to the the musicians play "Under the Stars". The Symphony hosts some very talented guest musicians... More 

3 Thank Rose H
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

We have enjoyed many plays at the El Paso Playhouse, however, we have gone at times where either the air conditioners was not working, or the heating was not working or the bathrooms were not working and they had porta-potty outside. Their concession stand is OK. The location is in a very modest part of town. I honestly look for... More 

3 Thank Rosa K
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

Haha I can see my orchestra teacher in the back x) Whoever reads this needs to know that the el paso symphony orchestra is amazing, they never disappoint!

2 Thank Brianna97
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 17 April 2013

Class trip with local school-aged children. Music was relevant to the times. They played mostly classical but thrilled us with some current tunes of the times. My kids loved it!

2 Thank Jen G
El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

One of the gems of El Paso, Sarah Ionnides (director) has brought the symphony back to life.

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El Paso, Texas
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

I've been to a few shows in the two years I've been here; I nice venue for this size city. I've never been disappointed. The theatre is nice, easy to navigate, tickets vey accessible, and a varied repertoire.

2 Thank Flamingo411

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