Royal Albert Hall in general (London) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Queen Victoria laid the foundation stone for the building that was originally going to be called The Corporation of the Hall of Arts and sciences however eventually it was decided to rename it the Royal Albert Hall. The building was completed in 1870 and it was officially opened in March 1871. It was said that Queen Victoria was so overcome at the opening ceremony that it was Prince Edward (Later Edward VII) who announced 'The Queen declares this hall is now open.' The Royal Albert Hall is built in the shape of a Roman amphitheatre and from the outside you can see it is a beautiful round building. The building looks Victorian quite gothi... more
Customer Royal Albert Hall in general (London) Reviews (3)
by - written on 17/09/09 (Very useful, 4393 readings)
The Royal Albert Hall. The Royal Albert Hall is probably one of the most well recognised concert venues in the United Kingdom and has played host to many world famous artists. It is also recognised throughout the world. Primarily it is well known as a concert theatre with many philharmonic orchestras, grand choirs, famous rock and pop stars performing in the building. It has been used for wrestling, judo, boxing matches and sumo wrestling. There have been plays, opera performances, Cirque Du Soliel shows, shows on ice, ballet performances, exhibitions and award ceremonies to name a few. The hall is a very versatile building. Annually it plays host ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/07/09 (Very useful, 1168 readings)
Situated opposite Hyde Park in the South Kensington area of London, the Royal Albert Hall is one of the most famous concert venues in the UK, and has hosted concerts from some of the biggest names in popular music, including Bruce Springsteen, The Who and Eric Clapton, who regularly performs multiple night stands at the venue that must feel like a second home to him. Primarily a venue for classical music (the famous Proms season is held here every year, culminating in the spectacular 'Last Night of The Proms'. Having never seen a classical concert at the venue however, this review focuses primarily on the concert experience when seeing the various rock/pop ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/08/08 (Very useful, 68 readings)
The Royal Albert Hall was built by Queen Victoria to commemorate her husband Albert and thought by many to be the most famous and most beautiful concert hall in the UK. It is worth visiting just to look at the amazing arcitecture, without even needing to go inside. On a summers evening that red brick literally glows. If you ever get the chance to attend an event at RAH (as fans know it), then you absolutely must! An evening performance in that hall is simply incredible. I have been lucky enough to attend 3 performances there, one of which required black tie and cocktail dress which just added to the incredible vibe of the place. Inside the hall, the first ... Read the complete review
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