New state-of-the-art concert hall to open in Turkey

The Presidential Symphony Orchestra Hall – a new venue for music and fine arts – is set to open this month in Ankara

Presidential Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall

A major new concert hall is set to open in the Turkish capital of Ankara this month to coincide with the country’s Republic Day.

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The Presidential Symphony Orchestra Hall will be home to the Presidential Symphony Orchestra, one of the oldest orchestras in the world, with a history dating back to 1826.

The new venue features a 2000-seat ‘Great Hall’, a 500-seat ‘Blue Hall’ and a 600-seat ‘Historical CSO Hall’, as well as restaurants, museums and open-air areas.

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The hall will open with gala events on 29 and 30 October.