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Address: 3 Symphony Cir, Buffalo, NY 14201-1232
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+1 716-883-3560
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
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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 place to listen to music

I was here recently to see the BPO and some elementary school students collaborate for an interactive concert. The acoustics are awesome. All seats in the house are good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here recently to see the BPO and some elementary school students collaborate for an interactive concert. The acoustics are awesome. All seats in the house are good, workers/ushers were so pleasant.

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Buffalo, New York
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We saw some musicians from the BPO and the Youth Orchestra play here. What a talented group of kids. We were so blown away with their performance. This venue is a great place for any concert.

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Thank Moreland5
Buffalo, New York
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The BPO is very good. They have some really talented musicians and bring in popular artists to change up the music menu. The location is not great and parking is miserable, but once inside, you'll find that it's definitely worth the hassle.Once Uber comes to Buffalo, this will be a much more frequent place to visit for me. See you... More 

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Thank SkinDiver2011
Buffalo, New York
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been here many times for plays, concerts and to hear the Buffalo Philharmonic. The acoustics are second to none. there are no bad seats to hear the music from.

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Thank Jim1951
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! Great venue. Comfortable seats. Ushers are pleasant and helpful. View was fine from balcony. Difficult to get a taxi right away afterward.

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Thank Derubbish
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have attended many concerts at Kleinhans, from classic ( Itzhak Perlman) to pops (PrinceTribute) to theatrical ( Amadeus). The acoustics are impeccable and our very own incredible conductor, Joanne Falletta, leads the program to provide the Buffalo area it's world class music. This is a must attend facility in Buffalo: our proud gem!

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Thank Kathleen Q
Buffalo, New York
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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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Thank Amy19705
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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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Thank Weeat4fun
Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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Thank fabosinski
Buffalo, NY
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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