Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier

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Salle Wilfrid Pelletier, at rear.

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier is a large multipurpose venue in Montréal, Québec equipped with sophisticated technical equipment. It seats 2,982 people and is part of the Place des Arts cultural complex in Montréal's Quartier des Spectacles entertainment district.[1]

It is the home of the Opéra de Montréal.

Built in 1963 by Hazen Sise, Dimitri Dimakopoulos and Fred Lebensold (of the Montréal architectural partnership Arcop), the theatre was initially called the Grande Salle before being named in honor of the famous head of the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Wilfrid Pelletier. It is an adaptable venue for all the kinds of large scale events, such as opera and rock'n'roll concerts, but also including ballet, symphonic concerts, convocations, and musicals.

In addition to the Opera de Montréal, the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier accommodates another resident company: Les Grands Ballets Canadiens.

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Coordinates: 45°30′31″N 73°34′02″W / 45.508747°N 73.567304°W / 45.508747; -73.567304