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Megaron Concert Hall, Athens

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The Athens Concert Hall is a concert hall located in Athens, on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue.The Hall was inaugurated in 1991 with two halls. Since then it has been augmented with two more halls and now has a total of four: two large and two smaller ones. The Hall has optimal 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.The design of the 8,000 square meters floor was performed by Christopher Alexander; the process of designing and laying the floor and its result are described in his work The Nature of Order: An Essay on the Art of Building and the Nature of the Universe.Performance venues and other facilitiesThe Christos Lambrakis Hall was designed by Heinrich Keilholz whose plan was alternated later to its existing by Helias Skourbelos architect and the acoustics were enhanced by Theodore Timagenis. It 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, constructed by Klais Orgelbau.The Dimitris Mitropoulos Hall which has a capacity of 494 and is usually used for Chamber Music and dance performances. In 2004 the International Conference Centre opened at the Athens Concert Hall, adding: The Alexandra Trianti Hall, which has a capacity of 1,750 and is used for operas, ballet and other musical performances,The Nikos Skalkottas Hall, a smaller hall for concerts and conferences, andThe Lilian Voudouri Music Library of Greece, established in 1995. It currently incorporates 126,000 titles and multimedia resources.
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  • With four auditoriums this vast cultural centre is a landmark institution in the city. Opening in 1991 with two halls, subsequently a further pair were added. A vision of the media magnate and...  more »
  • One of the best concert halls in Greece. A lot of events to attend. From classical music to conteporary greek music, theater, dance, exhibitions and many more. Don't forget to visit the garden...  more »
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  • Such an impressive building with big halls, great acoustic performance and quality of concerts. Try some classical music concert, ballet performance or local music related one. They offer convenient underground parking area with low prices. The area is really safe.
  • Austere exterior, elegant interior, feels like Athens and offers a wide variety of shows, concerts, films, Ballet, dance and exhibitions at great prices.

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