Bridgewater Hall

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The Bridgewater Hall is an international concert venue in Manchester, England. It is a world class venue that cost around £42 million to build and currently hosts over 250 performances a year.

Since its opening on 11 September 1996 it has been the home of the Hallé Orchestra and the Manchester Boy's Choir.

The venue is named 'Bridgewater' as it lies on an arm of the Bridgewater Canal.

Inside, the central focal point of the hall is a magnificent 5,500 pipe organ which dominates the 2,400 seat auditorium, completely covering the rear wall with a beautiful blend of wood and burnished metal.

Events in 2004

The Hall hosts an eclectic range of musical events. As well as a wide range of classical music concerts such as those by the BBC Philharmonic, artists who performed at the Bridgewater Hall in 2004 include:

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