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L'Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal (OSM)

Maison symphonique de Montreal | 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2X 0S1, Canada
+1 888-842-9951
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Amazing building. The setting inside is fabulous! And the acoustics are simply outstanding! We saw... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mishka01
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Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Modern hall with amazing acoustics

This was my first visit as part of a group to hear classical music (maestro Kent Nagano conducting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joseph G
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Montreal, Canada
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Maison symphonique de Montreal | 1600 rue Saint-Urbain Montreal, Montreal, Quebec H2X 0S1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing building. The setting inside is fabulous! And the acoustics are simply outstanding! We saw Véronic DiCaire in concert with the OSM. What a concert! Treat yourself and go see a concert at the Maison.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit as part of a group to hear classical music (maestro Kent Nagano conducting Bruckner). The performance was amazing and the sound effects were fantastic. This modern concert hall opened in 2011 to house the OSM (the imposing organ was added...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We attended a concert on March 15 and we enjoyed it. Kent Nagano conducting and three violinists from three Canadian orchestras performing a contemporary triple violin concerto, it was marvelous. They also performed Mozart’s Prague symphony (No. 38) and Dvorak’s symphony No. 8. I would...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

If you get the chance to listen to a concert in the “Maison symphonique”, you are going to be charmed. If it’s one of the organ concert, you will get blown away, sit higher if so and facing the front since the organ is up...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Not a music expert but I loved it ,made classic music available for children They have a modern and 360 unique new hall Locate in prime area of downtown can combine with other activities like showing in place cathedral, Place dés festival ,or hang around...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The new concert hall is very well-made. The wood finish wall are really nice. The music is good and the conductor, Kent Nagano have so much style. We were in the Loge on the side of the room and they were very good places. you...More

1  Thank joaniemetivier
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

I'm a regular at the symphony and really appreciate the top-class programmes put on by Nagano et al. Montreal should count itself blessed to have such a wonderful venue and such amazing musicians. The hall itself is an understated spectacle, breathtaking in its own way,...More

3  Thank Boddice
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This organ is very unusual in the arrangement of the pipes. The organ is well balanced and suitable for the space. There are issues finding ones seat. The signage is not adequate. Who would think f is the last seat section in the house. Also...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Depends on your music literacy . And what is playing . The venue is good clean and accessible. Classy place. Iove it every time. The hall is not a must see compared to other big cities that I have been .do not go for decor...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

My wife and I just went to a wonderful show on April 29, 2017 Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven The house is very new and just spectacular Unbelievable acoustics The performers were spot on the seats were very comfortable A wonderful way to spend an evening

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