Barcelona, a photo a day

The Palau de la Musica: the concert hall


The concert hall of the Palau, which seats about 2,200 people, is the only auditorium in Europe that is illuminated during daylight hours entirely by natural light. The walls on two sides consist primarily of stained-glass panes set in magnificent arches, and overhead is an enormous skylight of stained glass designed by Antoni Rigalt whose centerpiece is an inverted dome in shades of gold surrounded by blue that suggests the sun and the sky.

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11 responses

  1. I can only dream what it must feel like to listen to a concert in that beautiful hall. Unbelievable!

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    June 21, 2012 at 8:44 pm

  2. I love the first one. Stunning!

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    June 20, 2012 at 3:05 pm

  3. Love, love, love the colors!!! 🙂

    I really do. What an incredible place and your header photo of that pipe organ is majestic!

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    June 19, 2012 at 7:28 pm

  4. Dear Rob,
    Amazing photo article, this place is wonderful!
    Léia

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    June 19, 2012 at 2:41 pm

  5. It really is an amazing building, the ceiling is spectacular, love the sky/sun theme. All that scrumptious stained glass, I bet it looks fabulous when the sun shines through.

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    June 19, 2012 at 2:07 pm

  6. what an astonishing structure!

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    June 19, 2012 at 11:15 am

  7. JM

    I love this building!

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    June 19, 2012 at 11:00 am

  8. Truly amazing- I have never seen anything like it- thank you.

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    June 19, 2012 at 7:30 am

  9. Barcelona seems to have more amazing and beautiful and unique places like this than anywhere I know.

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    June 19, 2012 at 6:49 am

  10. What a wounderful concert hall!
    Nice Photos!

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    June 19, 2012 at 6:27 am

  11. Beauty.

    Please have you all a good Tuesday.

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    June 18, 2012 at 10:17 pm