Sapporo Concert Hall (札幌コンサートホール, Sapporo Konsāto Hōru?), also known as its nickname Kitara (キタラ?), is a municipal musical venue located in Nakajima Park, Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Japan. Established in 1997, the building is owned by Sapporo City, known for having a huge organ built by Alfred Kern & Fils Manufacture D'Orgues in the main music hall. When Simon Rattle visited with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 1998, he described the hall as "the best modern concert hall in the world".
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... The building of the Sapporo Concert Hall houses a large main hall, small chamber music hall, and rehearsal rooms ... The arena-style large main hall has a capacity of 28,800 m³, and installs 2,008 seats for audiences ... Above the main hall, a huge pipe organ is installed ...
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