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Address: 3 Symphony Cir, Buffalo, NY 14201-1232
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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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Beautiful gem in Buffalo, NY

Always a treat to see a concert here - the sound is perfect. Comfortable seating in the renovated auditorium, love the basement bar, and the ladies' lounge is lovely.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Buffalo, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always a treat to see a concert here - the sound is perfect. Comfortable seating in the renovated auditorium, love the basement bar, and the ladies' lounge is lovely.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kleinhans...what more can I say. A superb venue for listening to a concert with our own Philharmonic Orchestra with its endless choices of genres of music from classical to pop, special collaborative events with choirs, ballet studios, and international soloists. Then there are soooo many events in the Mary Seaton room...workshops,chamber concerts, recitals, weddings,and book fairs ...an amazing use of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience with the breakfast Holiday Pops. What a delight! I shared my experience with all my friends. The camaraderie at breakfast and then the best Holiday Pops ever!

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Buffalo, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a beautiful concert hall. We have one of the best Philharmonic Orchestras in the world. They can play any type of music.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have seen many shows here from ones with my kids to Mozarts Requiem and Pink Martini! The sound is amazing and I love sitting up in the balcony, you can see everything!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kleinhans and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are truly special! They bring in world class performers and musicians to complement what we already have in our orchestra and wonderful conductors. Always a treat!

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Amherst, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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