Tonhalle Düsseldorf

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Tonhalle Düsseldorf
Tonhalle Dusseldorf.jpg
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
Construction
Built1926
Website
www.tonhalle.de

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.

History

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.

Main concert hall Dusseldorf Tonhalle Saal.jpg
Main concert hall

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References

  1. "TH Portrait 2008" (PDF).