The world’s most stunning concert halls and opera houses are as much works of art as the music performed within them. Their designs are a careful balance of several complicated factors, from finding the perfect acoustics to creating comfortable atmospheres for the audience.
And then there are the aesthetics.
Stepping into these great spaces is enough to take your breath away. Concert halls and opera houses are among a city’s most distinctive and striking spaces. Each hall has its own unique character and no two venues are the same.
CBC Radio 2's Tempo has assembled photos of some of the world’s most stunning venues from classic to contemporary. Enjoy!
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on Feb 15, 2013