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Address: 3 Symphony Cir, Buffalo, NY 14201-1232
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+1 716-883-3560
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09:00 - 18:00
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A National Historic Landmark designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, the hall...

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 the Buffalo Chamber Music Society's performances. It is frequently used for weddings, corporate meetings, and performances by local organizations. Each spring, more than 10,000 people receive their high school or college diplomas on the Kleinhans stage.

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Sound is incredible

I've only been here for a few things, never anything too cultured. Went to see the Michael Jackson Experience, Louis CK, and Ben Folds Five. All the shows were fantastic. Ben... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Amherst, New York
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Amherst, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've only been here for a few things, never anything too cultured. Went to see the Michael Jackson Experience, Louis CK, and Ben Folds Five. All the shows were fantastic. Ben Folds always sounds good, but it was even better in a venue truly designed with acoustics in mind. My visits were actually earlier than any of the dates I... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friends and I have a partial subscription to Friday morning concerts. Last month we sent to a concert with Benny Goodman hits. The clarinet player was amazing as was the jazz soloist!

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Thank Bonnie H
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback! I will be sure to pass it along to Sal Andolina, too. Enjoy the rest of your series! More 

Elba
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I attended the annual Christmas concert with a group. The place is lovely and the talent sublime! If you get the chance, do attend the holiday festivities.

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Thank Monica M
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again this holiday season. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

There is not a bad seat in the house. The acoustics are outstanding and the flow of patrons glides through several well-positioned entrances to the venues. Try the restaurant downstairs if you get the chance.

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Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you! More 

Palm Beach Gardens
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been to Carnegie Hall in NYC so famous for its beautiful acoustics. However, I think the music played in Kleinhans sounds richer and even more beautiful. Been to many, many performances and have never been disappointed, even in the cheap seats!

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Thank Bonnie H
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Wow...that's high praise. Thank you! More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I went there for a business workshop. The structure of the buildings is very comfortable. This is a nice place to conduct events and stage programs.

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Thank Ajeya
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you very much! More 

Belle Harbor, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

my sons graduation from D'Youville college was held here and it was wonderful. the hall is magnificent ! We had a great time.

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Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you very much, and congratulations to your son! More 

Buffalo, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

On May 14th, I had the pleasure of hearing the outstanding presentation given by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's concert presentation of George Gershwin's Classic Opera, "Porgy and Bess" Saturday evening. The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus accompanied by 22 high school voice majors from the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts (BAVPA) added a richness in tone quality to the... More 

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Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

That truly was a concert to remember, and we were thrilled to be able to bring Angela Brown to Buffalo and to include so many talented students. Thank you very much for coming to be a part of it, and for taking the time to share your thoughts! More 

Buffalo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My husband and I go here often to hear the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The hall itself is beautiful and the acoustics are outstanding. If you only go here, it's worth a trip to Buffalo!

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Thank Nell55
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and your continued patronage! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

The style and coloring were a bit dated but honestly I think I prefer that to some of the modern ones of today. It doesn't look like much when you first walk in and honestly I thought the way it was constructed wouldn't be as good for sound but boy was I wrong! It helped that the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra... More 

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Thank Tiffany R
Kate J, Public Relations Manager at Kleinhans Music Hall, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback! We just finished celebrating the hall's 75th anniversary. We're glad to know that you still feel it's going strong, and that you enjoyed the orchestra's performance. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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