Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center

Concert Venue
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center - Concert Venue in Chicago.
Collapse map / See photo gallery
+
Add to list
Liked By:
  • Lucas
  • Adriana
  • Jonah
  • Emma

INFO Orchestra Hall is a concert hall and music venue located on Chicago’s South Michigan Avenue. The Hall was built in 1904 and designed by renowned Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. In the 1910s, Orchestra Hall... ... read more

Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center Information

Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center - Concert Venue in Chicago.

Orchestra Hall is a concert hall and music venue located on Chicago’s South Michigan Avenue.

The Hall was built in 1904 and designed by renowned Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. In the 1910s, Orchestra Hall was used as a movie theater, and in the 1920s, lectures at the Hall were given by such luminaries as, Amelia Earhart, Bertrand Russell, Martin Luther King Jr., and Orson Wells.

Orchestra Hall was primarily built to be the permanent venue for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, which has been playing there since the Hall’s construction. Other notable performers have been, Judy Garland, Benny Goodman, Sergei Rachmaninov, and Beverly Sills.

In 1978, Orchestra Hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places, and in 1994 it was designated a National Historical Landmark.

Capacity at Orchestra Hall is 2,522.

Load more comments

Book Now and Save at Hotels.com

Are we missing a venue or event?
Find your scene