Dallas, TX: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Country: United States of America
State: Texas
City: Dallas
Location: Arts District, 2301 Flora Street

Built 1985-1989 by I. M. Pei for the City of Dallas. Opened 8 September 1989. Named in honour of Morton H. Meyerson (1938-), a business manager and classical music fan who led the donation campaign towards the building of the center, at the request of his employer H. Ross Perot who was also a main sponsor for the building. The main space is "Eugene McDermott Concert Hall" with 2062 seats. 1991-1992 addition of a concert organ by C. B. Fisk. Home to the Dallas Symphony and the Dallas Symphony Chorus. Main performing space of the Dallas Wind Symphony and other musical groups.

Links: www.dallasculture.org, www.mydso.com, Wikipedia

[Dallas, TX: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center] Reverse Text: "The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Home to the world-class Dallas Symphony Orchetra, the Meyerson Symphony Center is located in the downtown Dallas Arts District. The Center has been internationally acclaimed for both its architecture and superb acoustics."
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[Dallas, TX: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center] Reverse Text: "Dallas Symphony Orchestra. [...]"
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[Dallas, TX: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center] Reverse Text: "The Herman W. and Aemlia H. Lay Family Concert Organ. Located in the Meyerson Symphony Center, the Lay Family Concert Organ is one of the largest mechanical action organs ever built for a concert hall, the instrument is Opus 100 of C. B. Fisk, Inc."
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