Ibirapuera Auditorium, Sao Paulo

Ibirapuera Auditorium, Sao Paulo

Ibirapuera Park has a lot to offer music lovers, apart from the regularly held live band concerts. Ibirapuera Auditorium, the majestic concert hall within the park, was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer in 1950, yet materialized in stone only 50 years later. It is one of the most popular tourist sites in Sao Paulo, hosting an array of musical events, spectacles, concerts, festivals (including “Batuka!” international drum fest) and fashion shows.

The Auditorium can easily transform into a cinema theater, hosting movie festivals and premieres. White and red colors are predominant in its exterior. The latter has a trapezoid shape, made of reinforced concrete. The interior consists of three main areas - the foyer, the stage and the stalls - all painted red, with great acoustics and a seating space for over 800 people. The underground level houses administrative offices, a music school, dining areas, dressing rooms and other facilities. Open air concerts and festivals are regular events at the venue.
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Sight Name: Ibirapuera Auditorium
Sight Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil (See walking tours in Sao Paulo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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