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black alonso
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Royal Albert Hall, London

London does have theatres by the dozen though. In terms of concert halls the Royal Albert Hall is an historic and iconic venue, seating over 5,000. But as it's nearly 150 years old it doesn't have the acoustic technology of some of the modern ones.





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There is in Rome city an ancient Roman building resembling the structure of Royal Albert Hall.
Nice photos, by the way.
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Rawa Blues Festival takes place here every year.
Katowice, spodek (saucer) it's looks like an UFO
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Yep, the acoustics in the Albert Hall are supposed to be not so good. Someone once said (referring to the echo), "It's a place where you can hear good music twice".

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In my area there is the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center - state of the art acoustics and facilities - ugly as sin!



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Luker4
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The Centennial Hall (Polish: Hala Stulecia; formerly Hala Ludowa, German: Jahrhunderthalle) is a historic building in Wrocław, Poland. It was constructed according to the plans of architect Max Berg in 1911–1913, when the city was part of the German Empire. Max Berg designed Centennial Hall to serve as a multifunctional structure to host "exhibitions, concerts, theatrical and opera performances, and sporting events.

taurine
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And who is the winner? If I would say: LFO, who could understand it? Except of the very few who know the music made by LFO like, for example, https://youtu.be/RpZVPSCv79U?t=23. But I am not so cruel, and I am going to deliver my verdict in plain words: Katowice. Why? Because it has been created by the Polish architects who don't need to be disfavored on the occasion that an old, German government paid architects project had come into public attention. What of course should not be understood as diminishing in any way the fabulous work done by Germans in the currently Polish city thanks to the Germans stupidity. Katowice is a city with a strong coal mining links giving a prosperity to the whole geographical region. It was a city with a strong Poles population understanding their affinity to the flag. And now, Wroclaw. Sorry, Katowice are better. Not because of the architecture if taken into account the surrounding environment, but because of the character. It is like with a woman. A woman might be an extremely attractive one but stupid, while another attractive with character wins. (If she shows her longs legs, it might be even better)

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Just on the margin. I thing that certain Mayhem might be inflicted upon Wroclaw. https://youtu.be/FE5mco2RBdc?t=25 It is a city inhabited by extremely dangerous people and they should be dealt with, accordingly to the Finnish art. No Merciful Faith.
black alonso
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Birmingham Symphony Hall

The hall is built only 30 metres (100 ft) from a covered railway line. To prevent the transmission of vibrations, the hall is mounted on rubber cushions, as is the railway track. The hall is also shielded from heavy traffic on Broad Street by double skins of concrete.






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Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Musiikkitalo, Helsinki




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My favourite - very small, really, as theatres go - but intimate.
In the basement and sub-basement of Manchester's Central Library.

My first visit there was to see Peer Gynt. It was a play, but with the Grieg score as a 'soundtrack'.
Anitra's Dance was mystic (tiny girl with a crocodile's tail, dancing ballet) and the Tempest was LOUD!
Quite brilliant.






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black alonso
Posted: Saturday, June 03, 2017 8:26:47 AM

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Moving on to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, well Gateshead which is the other side of the river from Newcastle itself, we have the SAGE. Designed by Norman Foster this concert hall was opened in 2004, has 2 main theatres seating 1,700 and 450 plus some smaller performance spaces.











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Luker4
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[taurine wrote:]
And who is the winner? If I would say: LFO, who could understand it? Except of the very few who know the music made by LFO like, for example, https://youtu.be/RpZVPSCv79U?t=23. But I am not so cruel, and I am going to deliver my verdict in plain words: Katowice. Why? Because it has been created by the Polish architects who don't need to be disfavored on the occasion that an old, German government paid architects project had come into public attention. What of course should not be understood as diminishing in any way the fabulous work done by Germans in the currently Polish city thanks to the Germans stupidity. Katowice is a city with a strong coal mining links giving a prosperity to the whole geographical region. It was a city with a strong Poles population understanding their affinity to the flag. And now, Wroclaw. Sorry, Katowice are better. Not because of the architecture if taken into account the surrounding environment, but because of the character. It is like with a woman. A woman might be an extremely attractive one but stupid, while another attractive with character wins. (If she shows her longs legs, it might be even better)

My humble thanks are due to the quality of the Brooklyn Lager, alk. 5.2% vol., Quebec 10c consignee/refund. I also would like to thank to the workers working in the brewery. Without their hard work I would never write what I did, already. Thank you all workers working in the brewery producing Brooklyn Lager. I thank you so much. Let the peace be with you all. Not the GreenPeace.
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Just on the margin. I thing that certain Mayhem might be inflicted upon Wroclaw. https://youtu.be/FE5mco2RBdc?t=25 It is a city inhabited by extremely dangerous people and they should be dealt with, accordingly to the Finnish art. No Merciful Faith.



I don't see it as a competition of any kind, thanks for sharing!

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black alonso
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Here are some from Toronto

Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts
Opera and Ballet
Seats: 2,071






Roy Thomson Hall
Symphony
Seats: 2,630






Koerner Hall
Seats:1,130







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Jyrkkä Jätkä
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Sibelius-talo, Lahti, Finland






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black alonso
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Massey Hall, Toronto - Seats:2,752






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Schlook Inside
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The historic Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver, Colorado.




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Minack Theatre near Landsend, Cornwall in the UK.




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black alonso
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San Francisco

San Francisco Civic Auditorium / Supposedly it has a "seating capacity"of 6000 - when anybody sits.





Fillmore Auditorium



Yerba Buena Center for the Arts







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Alice M Toaster
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Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California

It was built in 1985-1986 by the city of Mountain View, in cooperation with Bill Graham as part of the Shoreline Park project. Graham designed the amphitheatre to resemble The Grateful Dead's "steal your face" logo. Each row of fixed seating at the amphitheatre has a pitch of three feet, providing ample legroom and space for dancing.

Excellent acoustics, whether you're in the fixed seats or on the lawn.

(It was built on a landfill and, in its opening year, a fan attending a Steve Winwood concert flicked a cigarette lighter and ignited methane that had been leaking from a landfill underneath the theatre.)








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black alonso
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Belfast Opera House - Ireland



Buxton Opera House - Derbyshire



Aberdeen Music Hall - Scottish National Opera



Glasgow City Halls



Usher Hall, Edinburgh






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Places des Arts,Montreal








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black alonso
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I am very impressed by theatres in Latin America. Some of the grandest and most beautiful in the world for sure.

Actually the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, along with the Semper Opera house in Dresden, Germany are considered the finest lyric theatres or opera houses in the world, due to the exceptional acoustics. The Musikverein in Vienna, Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Boston Symphony Hall are also world renowned as concert halls, again for their impeccable acoustics.

Teatro Colon Buenos Aires...absolutely stunning








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Theatre St-Denis,Montreal


over the years
















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The Fillmore Miami Beach | 1957
Jackie Gleason Theater - 2,713 seats







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Waterfront Hall (Belfast)







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Corona Theatre,Montreall




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If you ask me, I will straight away go for Madison Square Garden because of its rich history. Many historic matches have taken place in their whether it is boxing, wrestling or football, it have hosted many memorable events and that’s why it is so unique.
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Le Cirque du Soleil, Old Montreal



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Wembley Stadium, 13 July 1985



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Olympia , Paris







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Walt Disney Concert Hall - Los Angeles

The Walt Disney Concert Hall at 111 South Grand Avenue in Downtown of Los Angeles, California, is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center and was designed by Frank Gehry. It opened on October 24, 2003. Bounded by Hope Street, Grand Avenue, and 1st and 2nd Streets, it seats 2,265 people and serves, among other purposes, as the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. The hall is in a vineyard seating configuration, similar to the Berliner Philharmonie by Hans Scharoun. Lillian Disney made an initial gift of $50 million in 1987 to build a performance venue as a gift to the people of Los Angeles and a tribute to Walt Disney's devotion to the arts and to the city. The Frank Gehry-designed building opened on October 24, 2003. Both Gehry's architecture and the acoustics of the concert hall, designed by Yasuhisa Toyota, have been praised.





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Interesting building . . .

I'm surprised no-one has ventured far into the southern hemisphere - one of the modern classics:



It's still quite interesting by day:



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Dalian International Conference Center, China





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