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Boston Symphony Hall
at Huntington Ave 301 Massachusetts Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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3 reviews
1 stars
I wore a dressy dress and my fellow was in a suit and tie. It's fun to dress up but not necessary. Very casual is not recommended, after all Symphony Hall is special..
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13 reviews
108 stars
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"Holiday Pops"
275 ratings
4.8 average rating
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253 events
236 reviews
321 stars
attended Dec 20 2010

Took my mother with me and we were both Pops virgins. I thought the show was great and actually LEARNED something! (Sleighride was written for Arthur Fiedler!) But I thought there was too much reliance on the chorus from Tanglewood. Even...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 21 2009

The concert itself was wonderful, the waitress service was not very good and the seats were at the way back of the hall. The tickets were easy to pick up though. I would go again but would have liked to have been closer to the stage.

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25 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 21 2010

I think this is great fun and a good way to get into the Christmas spirit. I think Symphony Hall, sitting at tables with food and drink, is quite a unique and enjoyable experience. And of course the orchestra is wonderful; playing Pops for them is...continued

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Programs and artists vary by performance

Featured Performers:

Dec 5 @ 8:30pm & Dec. 6 @ 7:00pm: Francisco Noya, conductor

All other performances: Keith Lockhart, conductor; Karen MacDonald, narrator

About the Ticket Supplier: Boston Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Symphony Orchestra gave its inaugural concert on October 22, 1881, and has continued to uphold the vision of its founder, the businessman, philanthropist, Civil War veteran, and amateur musician Henry Lee Higginson, for well over a century. The Boston Symphony Orchestra has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, South America, and China; in addition, it reaches audiences numbering in the millions through its performances on radio, television, and recordings. It plays an active role in commissioning new works from today’s most important composers; its summer season at Tanglewood is regarded as one of the world’s most important music festivals; it helps develop the audience of the future through BSO Youth Concerts and through a variety of outreach programs involving the entire Boston community; and, during the Tanglewood season, it sponsors the Tanglewood Music Center, one of the world’s most important training grounds for young composers, conductors, instrumentalists, and vocalists. The orchestra’s virtuosity is reflected in the concert and recording activities of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, one of the world’s most distinguished chamber ensembles made up of a major symphony orchestra’s principal players, and the activities of the Boston Pops Orchestra have established an international standard for the performance of lighter kinds of music. Overall, the mission of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is to foster and maintain an organization dedicated to the making of music consonant with the highest aspirations of musical art, creating performances and providing educational and training programs at the highest level of excellence. This is accomplished with the continued support of its audiences, governmental assistance on both the federal and local levels, and through the generosity of many foundations, businesses, and individuals.