Stockholm Concert Hall

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Stockholm Concert Hall
Stockholm Konserthuset 2002.jpg
Stockholm Concert Hall
General information
Architectural style Nordic Classicism
Town or city Stockholm
Country  Sweden
Completed 1926
Design and construction
Architect Ivar Tengbom

The Stockholm Concert Hall (Swedish: Stockholms konserthus) is the main hall for orchestral music in Stockholm, Sweden.

With a design by Ivar Tengbom chosen in competition, inaugurated in 1926, the Hall is home to the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. It is also where the awarding ceremonies for the Nobel Prize and the Polar Music Prize are held annually. The interior includes work by Ewald Dahlskog, and the walls and ceiling in the minor hall, now known as Grünewald Hall, were painted by Isaac Grünewald. The exterior is the site of sculptor Carl Milles' 1936 bronze fountain, the Orfeus-brunnen ("the Orpheus Well").

The blue building lies to the east of Hötorget.

Many pop and rock concerts by famous artists have taken place at the Stockholm Concert Hall.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden Concert Setlists". setlist.fm. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 

External links

  • Official homepage


Coordinates: 59°20′06″N 18°03′47″E / 59.33500°N 18.06306°E / 59.33500; 18.06306

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