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Edmonton Symphony

#4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-428-1414
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I love it! Have been several times over the last few years and they impress and surprise me every... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Edmonton, Canada
Pops concert opening 2017\1028 season

Never disappointed at the ESO. this performance was a combination of talents from the orchestra and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Clark B
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The Edmonton Symphony regards as its artistic mission to bring the highest quality of live orchestral performance to a broad spectrum of the community. In the last 60-plus years, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has taken its place as one of Canada's foremost orchestral ensembles. Its current roster includes 56 musicians from Canada and around the world, performing a wide-ranging repertoire from the great classical masterworks to pops and family concerts. The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra made its Carnegie Hall debut as part of the Spring for Music festival on May 8th, 2012.
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#4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I love it! Have been several times over the last few years and they impress and surprise me every time! Would highly recommend

Thank kee93
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed at the ESO. this performance was a combination of talents from the orchestra and a very talented vocalist lead by an extremely competent and knowledgable conductor. Overall an entertaining evening! We've been attending the Pops for several years and the only negative is...More

Thank Clark B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Our daughters bought our family tickets to this event for Christmas. We range in age from 22-57 and all enjoyed it. Honestly, how can you go wrong listening to our amazing symphony at any time? The guest vocalists were very good. We had another great...More

Thank Windsurfer27
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful event at Hawrelak park. You need to be in the park at least one hour or earlier before the performance starts to find parking. There is park and ride at Windsor car park at U of A. Tickets sell out fast...More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The building looks modern, and fits well in modernistic/futuristic architectural picture of the Churchill square. The acoustics is good in the hall, specially in front part (sound is somewhat bland, to my taste, at edges). If driving, try to park few blocks away: exiting the...More

Thank kirillk
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend took me to the symphony for my birthday this tear, and it was phenomenal. We booked pretty late so we ended up sitting fairly high up, but the sound was still amazing. The musicians in the symphony are great! We went to the...More

Thank K8Ciara
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra (ESO) is a real cultural treasure. The ESO has an annual promotion where any seat in the house is $26.00. We have been extremely fortunate to tap into this resource and have booked four and five concerts a year of some...More

Thank Robert Wm S
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Edmonton is blessed with a world class symphony orchestra. We are treated to phenomenal performances every time. The guest soloists that are brought in for each concert are amazing. Tonight we were treated to a virtuoso performance of Saint- Saen's "Egyptian" piano concerto with Stewart...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Edmonton Symphony is an extremely accomplished group and the venue is excellent. Wonderful acoustics. If you like great music, then take the time to visit.

Thank Clousseau99
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Edmonton Symphony take the show on the road for the past 20 years and present a performance in the Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre. The themes change during the run, this year the performances were held from Thursday to Sunday evenings. For certain Edmonton Winspear, the normal...More

Thank JGGLAztec
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