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Centennial Concert Hall

Centennial Concert Hall is located on Main Street in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and owned and operated by the province.

Centennial Concert Hall was designed as part of the Manitoba Centennial Centre by the architectural firms Green Blankstein Russell Associates, Moody Moore and Partners, and Smith Carter Searle Associates and the acoustician Russell Johnson. The hall opened in March 1968. It has a proscenium stage 24 m wide and 12 m deep, a hydraulic orchestra pit and 2263 seats. The hall is acclaimed for its excellent acoustics and state-of-the-art equipment. It is the home of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the Manitoba Opera Association. It also hosts entertainments ranging from amateur groups to internationally acclaimed artists, including country, rock, jazz, and Broadway musicals.

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