Concert Hall

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Renovated in 1997, the Concert Hall is the largest performance space in the Kennedy Center, seating 2,465. This state-of-the-art facility, which originally opened in 1971, sets new standards for accessibility and sound with a high-tech acoustical canopy, accessible locations on every level, and new seating sections (onstage boxes, chorister seats, and parterre seats). The 7 famous Hadeland crystal chandeliers, a gift from Norway, are repositioned to clear the field of view from the Second tier center. Behind the stage you will note the organ, a generous gift by Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein, given on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Kennedy Center and the 80th anniversary of the NSO.

For more information on the organ's specifications click here.

The Rubenstein Family Organ

Venue Seating Chart: Concert Hall

Concert Hall Seating Sections (highest and farthest from the stage to closet to the stage): 2nd Tier, 1st Tier, Box Tier, Stage Boxes, Chorister Seats, Parterre Boxes, Orchestra

2,462 capacity