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Seattle Symphony

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Address: 200 University Street, Seattle, WA
Phone Number: +1 206-215-4747

Take a break and take in some Bach or Berlioz here.

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The lobby is airy and spacious and lively with people chatting, sharing wine and people watching. Seattle Symphony playing Beethoven was marvelous. A very enjoyable evening!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 May 2013
Midland Park, New Jersey
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Goiania, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

Saw the May/4 program (bellow). Very good. Christian Knapp, conductor John Cerminaro, horn Maria Mannisto, soprano Seattle Symphony Chorale Seattle Symphony Haydn: Mass in B-flat major, Hob. XXII:7, "Kleine Orgelmesse," ("Little Organ Mass") Mozart /adapted by J. Cerminaro: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, K. 412/386b Haydn: Symphony No. 98 in B-flat major

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Midland Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

The lobby is airy and spacious and lively with people chatting, sharing wine and people watching. Seattle Symphony playing Beethoven was marvelous. A very enjoyable evening!

Thank EscapeArtistsOnBikes
Hinsdale, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

The Seattle Symphony is located in the heart of downtown Seattle. It is walking distance from most of the downtown hotels. There are day of performance rush tickets available 90 minutes before the performance. The Symphony Hall is a joy to see. The acoustics are excellent!!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We love the new conductor! Go when he is in town, it's worth it. He gets so much out of them, like a new orchestra.

Thank gorobingo
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

Very good. Xian Zhang, conductor Seattle Symphony Sibelius: Overture to Karelia, Op. 10 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 This was a highlight of my trip to Seattle. The playing was flawless, the conducting was magical and the sound was music to my ears. Thank you Seattle Symphony.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

Seattle Symphony aren't afraid to take chances, and did so often under the direction of Conductor Emeritus Gerard Schwarz. Schwarz frequently programmed modern classical and local composers, offering them the exposure that radio doesn't always give. Under the direction of current maestro Ludovic Morlot, the symphony is as sweet as a glass of his near namesake. The programmes aren't quite... More 

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

Passionate performances of Stravinsky's Firebird and Bernstein's score of On the Waterfront last night!

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

I have had the good fortune of being a Seattle Symphony subscriber for many years. The quality of music played is always very high. There is an amazing variety of programs which include the opportunity to hear world class soloists. Although I of course enjoy some pieces more than others, I have never left a performance with anything less than... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

was there for the Aron Neville, great venue , though small ...i think I eroneously expected Aron Neville to have a bigger audience. over all good venue, yet long lines on the cash bar made it impossible to get a drink and slam it before you go back to the show....since you cant have it inside.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2013 via mobile

Seattle is an artistic city and i would call the symphony the center art of music in Seattle. I had the chance to attend Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis's recital. Great acoustics, friendly staffs, stellar performers.

Thank lilyruo

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