palau de la música catalana

Palau de la Música Catalana

 

Palau de la Musica CatalanaConstructed between 1905 and 1908, the Palau de la Musica Catalana was originally built by architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner as the home of the Orfeó Català.

The Palau de la Musica is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and symbolic of the musical history of Catalonia.

The building is an architectural wonder, which combines sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and ironwork to come together and create a masterpiece. Natural light is the centre piece of the building which has been captured through the stained glass that covers the entire building.

The Concert Auditorium is perhaps the most impressive part of the building with its central skylight portraying the sun, filling the auditorium with natural light through beautiful stained glass. Above the stage sits the organ, a grand and almost ominous feature of the room.

With an event on almost every day, the Palau de la Musica is still one of the most important musical venues in Spain. More information can be found on the official website.

 

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