The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall is the largest venue (on the inside) of the Sydney Opera House. It has the most beautiful ceilings and is designed for acoustic performances for performing companies like the Sydney Symphony.
Probably the most significant feature of the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall is the Grand Organ. The Grand Organ has 10,500 pipes of which 2700 can be sounded at the same time. It is the largest mechanical action organ in the whole world.
Performances in the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall is the principal performing place for the following companies:
- Sydney Symphony
- Australia Chamber Orchestra
- Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
The Sydney Opera House Concert Hall holds 2679 people with the bulk of these seats (2100) being right in front of the stage. This provides the best possible seating for amplified concerts.