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Philharmonic (Avery Fisher) Hall take 4

How can this NY Times article on the forthcoming total renovation of the hall fail to mention that it has been torn apart and rebuilt and/or substantially renovated several times before ?

by Anonymousreply 412/01/2012

Always been a crappy hall for music. Inferior in every way.

by Anonymousreply 111/29/2012

They should tear it down and start over. They gutted it once before.

by Anonymousreply 211/30/2012

The acoustics have never been right from the day the place opened.

by Anonymousreply 311/30/2012

Shortly after the hall opened, George Szell, conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra , was asked about what he would suggest. He told them to gut it and start over. He refused to play, so took the orchestra to Carnegie Hall. Fisher is shit and it always has been.

by Anonymousreply 412/01/2012
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