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January Masterworks

My daughter and I have been doing a father-daughter date for the past ten years or so for the... read more

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Tour382110
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
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“January Masterworks”
Sep 5, 2017
“From a (reformed) music snob -”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I have been doing a father-daughter date for the past ten years or so for the January, Saturday night show. We ALWAYS enjoy the evening. The Strauss Waltz was exquisite and the 11th symphony was especially powerful and incredibly done!! We'll be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jean T
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

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 15 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Rebecca T
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Lewis S
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

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank HaveBandWillTravel
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.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank 2streetr
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

Date of experience: November 2014
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