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Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra

5th & Walnut at the Forum, Harrisburg, PA
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From a (reformed) music snob -

I admit I am a classical music snob. I worked for the Cleveland Orchestra in its Glory Days. I love... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Jean T
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lancaster pa
Great performances! Stuart's personality always a plus...

We have attended several HSO concerts and have never been disappointed. Depending on the type of... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
PAMechMom
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5th & Walnut at the Forum, Harrisburg, PA
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I admit I am a classical music snob. I worked for the Cleveland Orchestra in its Glory Days. I love the Berlin Philharmonic and the Israel Philharmonic. So, Harrisburg? I was not prepared for what I heard. Awesome concert. And performing in the Forum, such...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We have attended several HSO concerts and have never been disappointed. Depending on the type of show, Stuart Malina's personality and taking part (other than as Director) really added to our enjoyment. Would like to go more often, but the cost of buying multiple tickets...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We buy the season pass because we don't want to miss a show! Broadway music with talented singers; not to mention the 1st rate orchestra with musicians from several nearby states.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I have been a fan of the Harrisburg Symphony for years. I am a music teacher, and I have seen some of the finest orchestras in the world, and Harrisburg ALWAYS impresses me!!!! They have professional musicians that are world-class, and their conductor has a...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been season subscribers for both classic and pop series for years. To proof loyalty of audience we are year after year surrounded by the same people from different part of Pennsylvania. They became our friends.

Thank Lewis S
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

This is one of Harrisburg's treasures and best kept secrets. Tony Award winning Maestro Stuart Malina has developed this orchestra to a top tier organization and this season has started to be the best ever for this orchestra. It's a worth a trip from anywhere...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are very fortunate to have a friend with season tickets to the symphony. On occasion he invites us along. I have seen a few concerts from their masterworks and pops series and plan to subscribe in the near future. I have...More

2  Thank HaveBandWillTravel
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

HBG Pops presentation of Classical Soul" was excellent. Would have appreciated less emphasis on Stevie Wonder and more on more classic Motown Soul. Orchestral rendition of "Grapevine" weas, however, excellent plus. Great experience.

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Fantastic and friendly conductor, hard working and talented musicians, creative group. Their "pops" series is first rate, and they often have special, high-quality guests. The seating is cramped and slightly uncomfortable for a 1.5 hour performance, however, with leg room particularly limited. The acoustics seem...More

2  Thank quantum99
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

I was pleasantly surprised at the exceptional program that the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra performed for the Harrisburg community at the baseball park over the July 4th weekend. The concert was FANTASTIC! I will definitely be checking out their schedule for the upcoming season!

1  Thank PSUForever1
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