Tonhalle Düsseldorf

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Tonhalle Düsseldorf
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Tonhalle Dusseldorf
Former namesLyric Theatre
Coordinates 51°13′55″N6°46′23″E / 51.232°N 6.773°E / 51.232; 6.773 Coordinates: 51°13′55″N6°46′23″E / 51.232°N 6.773°E / 51.232; 6.773
Type Concert hall
Seating typeReserveg
Capacity 2500

Tonhalle Düsseldorf is a concert hall in Düsseldorf. It was built by the architect Wilhelm Kreis. [1] The resident orchestra, the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, play symphonic repertoire at the Tonhalle as well as opera at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.


It was built in 1926 for the GeSoLei exhibition as a planetarium, the biggest in the world at the point of construction. During the 1970s it was converted into a concert hall.

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Main concert hall

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  1. "TH Portrait 2008" (PDF).