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Symphony Hall

Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
+44 121 780 3333
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World Class Concert Hall with a World Class Orchestra

We regularly attend this Hall (about once a month, sometimes more) and have never had a problem or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ChurcherChristopher
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Giggs

Great venue, great sound within the auditorium. Got to be experanced, 7 plus visits. Many more to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ben L
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Oldbury
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Birmingham's world-famous acoustically refined 2262 capacity concert hall presents a diverse programme of jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical music concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, family, educational and community performances each year, as well as conferences, graduation ceremonies, business meetings and major broadcasts.Symphony Hall is managed alongside sister venue Town Hall, by the registered charity Performances Birmingham Ltd, and is home to the Birmingham International Concert Season and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“great acoustics” (84 reviews)
“classical music” (72 reviews)
“sound quality” (115 reviews)
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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EA, England
Ladywood
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+44 121 780 3333
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We regularly attend this Hall (about once a month, sometimes more) and have never had a problem or a remotely bad experience. The orchestra (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - previously conducted by Sir Simon Rattle) are absolutely world class - a world leader of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great venue, great sound within the auditorium. Got to be experanced, 7 plus visits. Many more to go. 🤘

Thank Ben L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to go to the proms and to any classical music concert, been here many times great atmosphere and the acoustics are the best.... you must visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been waiting for a reason to come here ever since my mum saw Collabro here and loved the venue. I think they would benefit from a few extra toilets on each floor. The acoustics are very good.

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to see Kevin and Karen Clifden and I headed into the bar and was shocked to find a complete lack of seating for a venue the size of SH. Given that most of the customers were elderly I ended up giving my seat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst customer service I have ever received. Told one thing by customer service team in email. On arrival told the opposite. Made to feel like we were in the wrong. Wasted lots of time and money coming up from the south coast. Tried contacting customer...More

2  Thank Jdkavs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The symphony hall is a fantastic venue for various shows and other concerts. There does need to be more signposting as it’s hard to see where you need to go because it’s a little ambiguous as to which direction and what level you need to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gig. A superstar who possesses effortless charm, she clearly has a great time as do the audience. Such a tight band, means nearly two hours goes by so quickly. The venue is superb, so easy to get to right in the middle of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Symphony Hall is an amazing venue and is great for Birmingham bringing many people from the West Midlands and further to the city. The setup / build of the building was to allow the hall to be perfect for acoustics and you can certainly...More

Thank Ian B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting and what a great venue. The acoustics were amazing. Every seat has a fantastic view because of the layout. Definitely be back to see more music here.

Thank Ginny M
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