Aberdeen Music Hall, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Music Hall, Aberdeen

The Music Hall is a concert hall and theatre. The hall was originally used as the Assembly Rooms. It was constructed in 1822 from a design by Aberdeen architect Archibald Simpson. It was first used as a concert hall in 1859. The city's first movie screening took place in the Music Hall in 1896.

The music hall regularly features the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. In addition, many touring musicians visit the Music Hall. It is also the location of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

After two major renovations, the hall added two additional spaces to accompany the 1,300 seat main auditorium. These spaces are Big Sky Studio and the Tutti Creative Learning Studio. In addition, visitors can enjoy the Coda Cafe-Bar, which is open from 9:30 AM to 5 PM.

Those who wish to attend a show at the Music Hall can enjoy a variety of performances that take place on a regular basis. The box office is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM.

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Sight Name: Aberdeen Music Hall
Sight Location: Aberdeen, Scotland (See walking tours in Aberdeen)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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