Concertgebouw

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The Royal Concertgebouw (Koninklijk Concertgebouw, ) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands.wikipedia
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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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On 11 April 2013, on occasion of the building's 125th anniversary, Queen Beatrix bestowed the Royal Title "Koninklijk" upon the building, as she did previously (in 1988) to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. The resident orchestra of the Concertgebouw is the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest), which gave its first concert in the hall on 3 November 1888, as the Concertgebouw Orchestra (Concertgebouworkest). For many decades the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest have also been regular performers in the Concertgebouw.
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, ) is a symphony orchestra in the Netherlands, based at the Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw (concert hall).

Amsterdam

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The Royal Concertgebouw (Koninklijk Concertgebouw, ) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
New museums, a railway station, and the Concertgebouw were built; in this same time, the Industrial Revolution reached the city.

Musikverein

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Because of its highly regarded acoustics, the Concertgebouw is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, along with places such as Boston's Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna.
The "Great Hall" (Großer Saal), due to its highly regarded acoustics, is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, along with Berlin's Konzerthaus, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and Boston's Symphony Hall.

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

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The resident orchestra of the Concertgebouw is the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest), which gave its first concert in the hall on 3 November 1888, as the Concertgebouw Orchestra (Concertgebouworkest). For many decades the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest have also been regular performers in the Concertgebouw.
The NedPhO gives concerts in Amsterdam at the Concertgebouw.

Symphony Hall, Boston

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Because of its highly regarded acoustics, the Concertgebouw is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, along with places such as Boston's Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna.
The Hall is relatively long, narrow, and high, in a rectangular "shoebox" shape like Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and Vienna's Musikverein.

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The Royal Concertgebouw (Koninklijk Concertgebouw, ) is a concert hall in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Concertgebouw (completed in 1888) in Amsterdam is home to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, considered one of the world's finest orchestras.

Cornelis Dopper

In recognition of his compositions, his name still decorates one of the balustrades in the Concertgebouw's great hall, between those of Debussy and Richard Strauss.

Julius Röntgen

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In 1884 Röntgen was heavily involved in the foundation of the Concertgebouw.

Flentrop

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The organ was built in 1890 by the organ builder Michael Maarschalkerweerd from Utrecht, and was renovated in the years 1990 to 1993 by the organ builder Flentrop.
Additionally, the organ of the Holy Name Cathedral was built in Chicago, and in the Netherlands the organs of the Westerkerk and the Concertgebouw, and the St. John's Cathedral, were restored.

Alphons Diepenbrock

As a conductor, he performed many contemporary works, including Gustav Mahler's Fourth Symphony (at the Concertgebouw) as well as works by Fauré and Debussy.

Cornelis Schuyt

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His name is written in the main hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Venus and Mars/Rock Show

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The Concertgebouw is mentioned, along with Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Rainbow Theatre, in the song "Rock Show" from the 1975 Wings album Venus and Mars.
The chorus of "Rock Show" mentions concerts at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, New York's Madison Square Garden, and Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl.

Museumplein

Museum Square
Located at the Museumplein are three major museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum – and the concert hall Concertgebouw.

History of Amsterdam

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History of Amsterdam
New museums, the Centraal Station and the Concertgebouw were built.

List of tourist attractions in Amsterdam

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List of tourist attractions in Amsterdam
The Concertgebouw, home to the world-class symphony orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Beatrix of the Netherlands

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On 11 April 2013, on occasion of the building's 125th anniversary, Queen Beatrix bestowed the Royal Title "Koninklijk" upon the building, as she did previously (in 1988) to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Koninklijk

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On 11 April 2013, on occasion of the building's 125th anniversary, Queen Beatrix bestowed the Royal Title "Koninklijk" upon the building, as she did previously (in 1988) to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Architectural acoustics

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Because of its highly regarded acoustics, the Concertgebouw is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world, along with places such as Boston's Symphony Hall and the Musikverein in Vienna.

Gewandhaus

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The architect of the building was Adolf Leonard van Gendt, who was inspired by the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, built two years earlier (and destroyed in 1943).

Leipzig

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The architect of the building was Adolf Leonard van Gendt, who was inspired by the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, built two years earlier (and destroyed in 1943).

Amstelveen

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Construction began in 1883 in a pasture that was then outside the city, in Nieuwer-Amstel, a municipality that in 1964 became Amstelveen.

Richard Wagner

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The hall opened on 11 April 1888 with an inaugural concert, in which an orchestra of 120 musicians and a chorus of 500 singers participated, performing works of Wagner, Handel, Bach, and Beethoven.

George Frideric Handel

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The hall opened on 11 April 1888 with an inaugural concert, in which an orchestra of 120 musicians and a chorus of 500 singers participated, performing works of Wagner, Handel, Bach, and Beethoven.

Johann Sebastian Bach

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The hall opened on 11 April 1888 with an inaugural concert, in which an orchestra of 120 musicians and a chorus of 500 singers participated, performing works of Wagner, Handel, Bach, and Beethoven.

Ludwig van Beethoven

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The hall opened on 11 April 1888 with an inaugural concert, in which an orchestra of 120 musicians and a chorus of 500 singers participated, performing works of Wagner, Handel, Bach, and Beethoven.