SP0686 : Symphony Hall in Birmingham

taken 9 months ago, near to Birmingham, Great Britain

Symphony Hall in Birmingham
Symphony Hall in Birmingham
Symphony Hall in Birmingham is part of the International Convention Centre complex. It opened in 1991, and can seat 2262 people. LinkExternal link

Shown on stage in this image is the highly accomplished CBSO Youth Orchestra, made up of talented young musicians (aged 13-21) from the Midlands who have just performed (with stamina, collective skill, and enormous clout where required) Mahler's colossal 6th Symphony. Conductor Jac van Steen can be seen among the musicians on the left, arms raised, and they all seem to be looking towards and applauding the principal timpanist; yes, he was outstanding! LinkExternal link
Hammer? The large cubic box is behind the harps, and the shaft of the hammer itself is propped up to the right of the harps. The result was VERY audible!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 February, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0617 8673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.7078N 1:54.6350W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0622 8675
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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