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Philadelphia Academy of Music

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Vitetta Group, Architect; Philadelphia, PA
Auerbach Pollock Friedlander, Theatre Consultant; San Francisco, CA

Project Description

Acoustics design for full range of improvements for the 2,900-seat historic home of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. The project provided backstage improvements, improved seating, a new stage floor, a new orchestra pit, and new audio system. A taller, heavier new orchestra shell dramatically improved concert acoustics. Original design studies included an expansion of reverberant volume and new stage house.

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