Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall : Scotland’s premier music venue
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is sutated at the top Buchanan Street in Glasgow..
The concert hall offers a wide range of quality music â€“ from classical to folk, world, country, rock and pop. There really is something for everyone in their appealing programme of events!
This prestigious venue has a 2,475 seat auditorium and has played host to many amazing cultural events.
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is the main venue for Celtic Connections, the world’s largest winter music festival and is the home of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
In October 1962 the world-renowned St Andrew’s Halls were destroyed by a fire, and as a result Glasgow was without a dedicated concert hall for around 30 years The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall opened in 1990, the year that the city was made European City of Culture.
The Hall was proclaimed to be “Glasgow’s Hall for Glasgow’s people” by the then Lord Provost when it opened and this has continued to be true ever since, welcoming locals and visitors from all around the world.
The Royal Concert Hall is ideal for a range of uses including music events, exhibitions, meetings and conferences. Annually it plays host to 400 concerts and over 1,000 corporate events.
The concert halls own International Classical Season aims to bring the world’s best musicians to the Concert Hall stage and stars have included The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Maxim Vengerov, Cecilia Bartoli, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and many, many more
Artists who have appeared here as part of national tours include Will Young, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Corinne Bailey Rae and BB King. These stars all add to the growing international reputation of the Glasgow Royal concert Hall
For further information Tel : 0141 353 8000