Friday, November 23, 2007
The Athens Concert Hall (Greek: "Μέγαρο Μουσικής Αθηνών" Megaro Moussikis Athinon) is a concert hall located in Athens on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue which first opened in 1991 with two halls. The Hall has optimum facilities for opera performances, and some operas are presented every season.
The Megaro Moussikis station of the Athens Metro is just outside the Hall, on Line 3.
Performance venues and other facilities
In 2004 the International Conference Centre opened at the Athens Concert Hall, adding the
Friends of Music Hall has a capacity of 1,961, and is used for concerts and recitals. It also holds the biggest pipe organ in Greece, with 6,080 pipes and was constructed by Klais Orgelbau.
Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall (named after the conductor, Dimitris Mitropoulos) has a capacity of 494 and is usually used for Chamber Music and dance performances.
Alexandra Trianti Hall has a capacity of 1,750 and is used for operas, ballet and other musical performances, and a smaller hall for concerts and conferences.
Musical library was also established which now incorporates 80,000 titles and multimedia resources.
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