Architecture and Acoustics

Victoria Newhouse, author of Site and Sound: The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls, is joined by Carl Rosenberg, an acoustician with the Acentech sound consultants, and Raphael Mostel, a composer and critic. They’ll discuss the aesthetics and acoustics in concert halls and opera houses of the past and future, and new technologies used in new buildings.

Victoria Newhouse narrated an audio slideshow of China's new concert halls on WQXR.org. Take a look—and listenhere.

New York State Theater
New York State Theater ( Courtesy of Archives of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts )
Koch Theater
Koch Theater
National Performing Arts Center
National Performing Arts Center ( Paul Maurer )
National Performing Arts Center Opera House Theater
National Performing Arts Center Opera House Theater ( Shanghai Grand Theater )
Shanghai Grand Theater
Shanghai Grand Theater ( Shanghai Grand Theater )
Taipei Super Theater
Taipei Super Theater ( OMA )
GuangzhouOpera House Main Auditorium
GuangzhouOpera House Main Auditorium ( Iwan Baan )
Dalian
Dalian ( Coop Himmelb )
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