Here is the question :
WHICH FAMOUS CONCERT HALL OPENED WITH A PERFORMANCE FROM TCHAIKOVSKY?
Here is the option for the question :
- Carnegie Hall, New York
- Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
- Royal Albert Hall, London
- Vigadó Concert Hall, Budapest
And, the answer for the the question is :
[STC00210] The illustrious status of Carnegie Hall was immediately established.
On May 5, 1891, the renowned concert hall in New York City was inaugurated with a performance by the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
In his first ever performance in the United States, Tchaikovsky conducted his own music.
The singing career of Andrew Carnegie’s wife Louise, a member of the Oratorio Society of New York, served as the impetus for the construction of the concert hall.
Since its opening, Carnegie Hall has seen many other iconic artists and performers grace the stage, from George Gershwin and Billie Holiday to Judy Garland, the Beatles, and Lenny Bruce.
The venue is well-known for the quality of its acoustics and features a total seating capacity of 3,671 people spread over three auditoriums.