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Symphony Center - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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The Symphony Center is a terrific site and is one of America's primeier concert halls. The site... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pelham, New York
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The programme was Sibelius Nocturne and Ballade from King Christian II Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-294-3000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Symphony Center is a terrific site and is one of America's primeier concert halls. The site rivals the grand halls of Europe. The Chicago Symphony orchestra is both fine tuned, totally professional and very engaging. The Christmas concert we attended was engaing and full...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The programme was Sibelius Nocturne and Ballade from King Christian II Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 Rachmaninov Symphony No. 1. The conductor was Thomas Søndergård and the pianist was Alexander Gavrylyuk. It was wonderful. We enjoyed the pre performance conversation with Stephen Yaness which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine called me over the summer and asked if I would join her in a three performance package at the symphony because her husband wouldn't want to go. I agreed easily because I figured that I could always use a bit more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have attended performances of the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra (one of the country’s “Big Five” including New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Cleveland) in the past decades but this was our first time to hear Handel’s Messiah and the first time to sit in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb performances, heavenly music!, Worth while for serious music lovers with a sensible ear to really appreciate excellent interpretations of nice classics

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 59alexanderf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to show T the Chicago Symphony Hall and while we were there we stopped into the store. We picked up a few items to bring back. I got a book on Tuba Christmas! While we were here they were performing Handel's Messiah and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lars_92705
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful concert! Never tire of this Christmas musical experience with the best musicians in Chicago

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 310CarolynM310
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I believe nYC has cheaper tickets especially for students. However the performance here is also pretty decent and worth the ticket for sure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I went there at some free showcase, which was held in smaller room. Music and atmosphere were great. Building has good location in the center of the city and is easily accessible with public transport

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grigolm
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We were in town for an all Mozart concert last Saturday night. We had tickets for the gallery, which proved way too high up for my daughter -- almost gave her a panic attack. The usher was very friendly and helpful, and arranged for us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave P
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Stan Z | Reviewed this property |
Have observed many inquires regarding restaurants around Symphony Center, The Art Institute, and other Michigan Avenue venues. There are ample upscale restaurants in the area. The Symphony complex has one, there's also... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from Yolie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry for the late reply, just came back from NZ. Lawry's in Chicago is the BEST Prime Rib Restaurant, is a little pricey, but you will have an unforgettable experience. The place, the food and the ambience are 1st... More
18 May 2016|
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