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Symphony Hall
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Symphony Hall platform, organ and movable acoustic canopy
Location Broad Street,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Coordinates 52°28′43″N 1°54′38″W / 52.47861°N 1.91056°W / 52.47861; -1.91056
Owner Performances Birmingham Limited
Type Concert hall
Capacity 2,262
Construction
Opened 1991
Construction cost £30 million
Architect Percy Thomas Partnership
Renton Howard Wood Levin

Symphony Hall is a 2,262 seat concert venue in Birmingham, England. It was officially opened by the Queen on 12 June 1991, although it had been in use since 15 April 1991. It is home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and hosts around 270 events a year. It was completed at a cost of £30 million. The hall's interior is modelled on the Musikverein in Vienna and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The venue, managed alongside Town Hall, presents a programme of jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, comedy, educational and community performances, and is also used for conferences and business events as part of the International Convention Centre.

In 2016 the Concert Hall Acoustics expert Leo Beranek ranked Symphony Hall as having the finest acoustics in the United Kingdom, and the seventh best in the world. Proof of these fine acoustics is that a pre-opening acoustic test demonstrated that if a pin was dropped on stage, the sound could be heard from anywhere in the hall.

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