Montreal Symphony House

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Montreal Symphony House
Maison symphonique de Montréal
Maison symphonique 75.jpg
Former names Adresse symphonique
General information
Address 1600, rue Saint-Urbain
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H2X 0S1
Coordinates 45°30′33″N 73°34′01″W / 45.509257°N 73.566856°W / 45.509257; -73.566856Coordinates: 45°30′33″N 73°34′01″W / 45.509257°N 73.566856°W / 45.509257; -73.566856
Construction started May 2009
Completed September 7, 2011
Design and construction
Architect Jack Diamond
Architecture firm Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Main contractor SNC-Lavalin
The interior of the Montreal Symphony House.

The Montreal Symphony House (French: Maison symphonique de Montréal) is a concert hall in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Symphony House is located at the corner of de Maisonneuve Boulevard West and Saint Urbain Street, on the northeastern esplanade of Place des Arts in the Quartier des Spectacles.[1][2]

Construction began in May 2009 and the concert hall was inaugurated September 7, 2011. Although there were plans to call it the "Adresse symphonique", the Quebec government announced on opening day that the new name would be the "Maison symphonique".[3] The hall is home to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Orchestra, I Musici de Montreal, Les Violons du Roy and other classical music ensembles.

A $4,000,000 Casavant op.3900 organ with 6,489 pipes was installed in the hall and inaugurated in May 2014.

The Montreal Symphony House has a capacity of 1,900 seats.

In 2014, SNC-Lavalin sold its concession rights in a deal worth some $77.6 million. SNC will continue to operate and maintain services for the owner, Industrial Alliance Insurance, until 2038.[4]

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