City Recital Hall

The elegant decor of French grey, gold leaf, light timber panelling and plum coloured upholstery provides a sense of occasion.


Review

Architects Peddle Thorp and Walker designed the 1,238 seat Hall in a shoebox shape, proven worldwide as the ideal shape for hearing western classical music. The elegant decor of French grey, gold leaf, light timber panelling and plum coloured upholstery provides a sense of occasion, enhanced by the white marble grand staircase that sweeps up from the entry foyer to the three seating level foyers, each with their own bar.

Angel Pl
Sydney, NSW 2000

Phone: 9231 9000
External URL: City Recital Hall

Upcoming Gigs Date and Time
Aled Jones 2nd of October 2017, 07:30pm

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