In which concert hall do you dream to play

October 30, 2019, 6:19 PM · Hello,
If you can play with an orchestra of your choice in different concert halls, which concert hall you'll like to play in?
For me, it'll be the Sydney Opera House

And you?


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Edited: October 30, 2019, 6:53 PM · Seiji Ozawa Hall in Lenox, Massachusetts.
October 30, 2019, 8:45 PM · Some—any—hall with naturally good acoustics. I always seem to end up mic-ed in the carpet-covered foam-celinged audititoriums of churches and convention centres.
There are very few *real* concert halls around here.
October 30, 2019, 11:09 PM · Carnegie Hall would be nice, but I think thats unlikely. At least for a few years yet
October 31, 2019, 3:42 AM · In my dream I'm on the platform of the Royal Albert Hall, unrehearsed and stark naked
October 31, 2019, 4:02 AM · Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles
October 31, 2019, 4:13 AM · I’d quite like to play at the Albert Hall again! Otherwise, Carnegie and I quite fancy being in the ballet orchestra for the Bolshoi ballet in Russia :)
Edited: October 31, 2019, 8:31 AM · I've already performed in the Kennedy Center so I can safely retire.
October 31, 2019, 9:00 AM · The Berlin philharmonie
October 31, 2019, 9:02 AM · I also agree with Mark and David. They would be good places to play too
Edited: October 31, 2019, 12:02 PM · For me, any concert hall would be great, considering that I'll never be a professional musician. But if you ask me, playing at the concert hall where the International Chopin piano competition is held would be my dream, both as a violin and a piano amateur.
October 31, 2019, 12:24 PM · Paul Deck which concerto did you play?
Edited: October 31, 2019, 4:48 PM · Not a specific hall, but my dream job would be in the second violin section at one of the European Light Opera venues, like Volksoper, Vienna. Why not big Opera?--I don't want to play Wagner. I can't narrow it down to one, but an historically important Opera house,like Palais Garnier, Paris, Versailles Palace, Teatro Fenice, Venice, San Carlo,Naples, and Teatro Amazona, Menaus, Brazil. Memorable places where I Have played include Virginia City Opera house, Nevada, and, I played Irish fiddle tunes in the lowest basement of Alcatraz prison, which has good acoustics.
October 31, 2019, 4:46 PM · Carnegie Hall.
I posed with my violin in front of it in 2013 for a photo by my wife and was almost politely escorted off the premises.
"No busking, because of conflict of interest" said the policeman. I explained to him that this was the greatest compliment anyone has ever given to me.
We laughed our assess off and he let me pose for the photo.

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