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Symphony Center - Chicago Symphony Orchestra

220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
+1 312-294-3000
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“world class” (74 reviews)
“riccardo muti” (33 reviews)
220 S Michigan Ave, Chicago Symphony Centre, Chicago, IL 60604-2596
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-294-3000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Orchestra hall did not remove the lass structure when it weas renovated. Difficult for gallery participants to meet friends in other parts of the theater

Thank odysseusChicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I do not live near Chicago, I have attended 50 or more Chicago Symphony concerts in Orchestra Hall since 2006. The main floor orchestra section and the lower balcony are the two areas of the hall I've heard extensively. Which is to be...More

Thank BartokBela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chicago Symphony Center along with the CSO is a jewel in the crown of this beautiful city. Tickets are fairly priced and you can usually get tickets the day of the performance. Doesn't matter where you sit as the sound is exquisite even in...More

Thank Cad527
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful concert hall. Chicago Sinfonietta is a terrific local orchestra that programs some very different and exciting concerts. Of course the CSO is a world class orchestra. I highly recommend any concert here. They also program great jazz concerts.

Thank Juli W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone to the Jazz Series at Chicago Symphony Centre and the sound is perfect, sight lines are excellent, especially from the Box seats. If you like Jazz, check this out.

Thank Hazelgh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful venue with perfect acoustics. Have enjoyed many different styles of music here. Several good restaurants nearby.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've had a reserved seat for the past 3 years for their piano program, and I can't say often enough how much I love this place! Friendly staff, easy to switch tickets if necessary, great orchestra and classical as well as more modern programs.

Thank Nienke V
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Attended a recent concert by the wonderful Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Muti. We were truly "wowed" by the orchestra and the magnificent concert hall. Acoustics were phenomenal. Exceeded all of our expectations! A truly memorable experience and will go down as one of...More

Thank riversidesherry
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The CSO is magnificent to listen too and they have many events outdoors in the Summer months. Varied themes of composers and events that are all audience friendly. I was a season ticket holder for many years and have never forgotten the grand acoustics of...More

Thank jazzcat2016
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Have attended many concerts there. Recommend uppermost balcony, best view, best acoustics, lowest prices. Very steep balcony, not for those with fear of heights . Access via sixth floor. Chicago symphony is phenomenal. Upcoming concert series featuring celebrated performers, e.g., Joshua Bell, Lang Lang, Yo...More

1  Thank Stan Z
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What are reasonably priced good restaurants near Chicago symphony center?
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
What shows are on from June 1 to June 7, 2016? What is the schedule?
18 May 2016|
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Is there public transportation to Symphony Center?
10 August 2015|
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Response from Barb K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Bus and L go nearby