Music Hall Aberdeen
Scotland, United Kingdom
|Owner||Aberdeen Performing Arts|
|Designation||Category A listed|
|Type||Regional Music Hall|
|Current use||Concerts, comedy, variety, exhibitions, art & craft fairs|
The venue was designed by Archibald Simpson, a notable Aberdeen architect, and cost £11,500 (approximately US$19,531 according to May 2014 exchange rates) when it was originally constructed in 1822. It was opened to the public as a concert hall in 1859 and was extensively renovated in the 1980s.
The Music Hall regularly plays host to the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the annual Aberdeen International Youth Festival, and various pop/rock artists, such as East Kilbride, Scotland musician Roddy Frame, who will play at the venue in December 2014.
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