Montréal: Place des Arts

Country: Canada
Province: Québec
City: Montréal

Built by Affleck, Desbarats, Dimakopoulos, Lebensold, Michaud and Sise. Acoustical consultant: Bolt, Beranek and Newman. Opened 1963. The complex comprises a main theatre hall ("Salle Wilfrid Pelletier"), two concert halls and an office building.

Salle Wilfrid Pelletier: Opened 1963 with a gala concert. 1993 renovations. 2982 seats. Home to the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Used for opera, ballet, vareity and musical performances, and for concerts.

Links: placedesarts.com, www.osm.ca, Wikipedia

[Montreal: Place des Arts] Reverse Text: "Montreal, Quebec, Canda - Place Des Arts, the most modern cultural complex in the world. Opened late in 1963 (at the cost of some $20,000,000) on a 9 acre site in the heart of the city. Place Des Arts consists of three concert halls, lounges, an office building, and three underground parking levels. - La Place des Arts, le centre artistique le plus moderne du monde. Inauguré à la fin de 1963, elle a coûté une somme d'environ $20,000,000 et s'étend sur 9 acres au centre de la ville. La Place des Arts comprend trois salles de concerts et leurs foyers, un bâtiment administratif et trois terrains de stationnement souterrains."
Publisher: Les Distributions Eclair, Cité d'Anjou 5, P. Q.
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