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Shalin Liu Performance Center

37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
+1 978-546-7391
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Gorgeous!

This is a perfect jewel of a performance center: architecturally stunning, intimate, and... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
stevenk460
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Amazing concert venue

Very few sites like this anywhere in the world. Beautiful crafted wood interior with amazing glass... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
aggada
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Rockport Music presents concerts and cultural events in the "stunning acoustics and dramatic setting" (Boston Globe) of its new home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rockport Music is best known for its summer chamber music festival, as well as year-round presentations of jazz, folk, and pop music; high-definition broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and National Theatre (London); and classic and independent films.
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“beautiful venue” (13 reviews)
“concert hall” (14 reviews)
“third floor” (12 reviews)
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37 Main St, Rockport, MA 01966-1512
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"beautiful venue"
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"concert hall"
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"third floor"
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"great acoustics"
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"chamber music"
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"glass wall"
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"music venue"
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"world class"
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"glass of wine"
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"during intermission"
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"balcony seats"
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"met opera"
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"amazing music"
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"anywhere in the world"
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"rockport harbor"
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a perfect jewel of a performance center: architecturally stunning, intimate, and acoustically amazing. Sandwiched in between the shops and restaurants on Main Street, the Shalin Lui is a piece of magic. Imagine listening to world class music with performers on a stage that...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very few sites like this anywhere in the world. Beautiful crafted wood interior with amazing glass windows looking out on Rockport Harbor. Acoustics a good as well.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We schedule our visit to Rockport based on the chamber music offerings a Shalin Lieu, the member's show at the Rockport Community Art Center and the many gardens in bloom. Add to that our favorite B&B ( Beech Tree) and exploring the area, it's the...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most wonderful music venues in our experience. Accoustics are amazing, diverse programming, spectacular views of Rockport ocean front. All but the balcony lodge seats have complete stage views. Be sure to visit the top floor for snacks and wine before the show...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We were lucky enough to catch the Canadian Brass in concert on Sunday June 4, 2017. What a wonderful experience and to think this group has been around for over forty years. It is a wonderful venue because the performance stage has a backdrop of...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The layout is long and narrow toward the stage due to the goal of the ocean as a stage backdrop. Lousy lineups.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were staying in Rockport and a guest at the inn we were staying at asked the Innkeeper about the Shalin Liu Performance Center. It turned out that that (yes, 2 that's) was the opening night of the Performance Center for the season. We went...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This beautiful music venue was converted from a clothing store to a glorious site for a variety of musical performances. We hear Ottmar Liebert with Negra Luna and had the opportunity to see the sun set over the Rockport Harbour before the curtains were closed...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Shalin Liu concert hall. The most advanced acoustics anywhere. Anyone, any band sounds better here in this fabulous concert hall.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful venue! Great location on the water. Great views. Excellent acoustics. Diverse, eclectic programs including classical, folk, jazz and blues. Nice upstairs lounge. Restaurants within walking distance but only during the "summer" season.

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Missliz56
29 October 2017|
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Response from susansmf | Reviewed this property |
Yes, drinks & snacks available upstairs at intermission.
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songnana2
29 July 2017|
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Response from PaulZCapeAnn | Reviewed this property |
The best idea is to go to their Website. If you have trouble please contact me again
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songnana2
29 July 2017|
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Response from intents2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website should help you with the upcoming performances
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