München: Herkulessaal

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Bayern
City: München
Location: Residenz / Hofgarten

"Festsaalbau" wing of the Residenz palace built 1832-1842. Destroyed by bombs in 1944. Rebuilt 1951-1953 by Felix Finkbeiner to modern interior designs as a concert hall. Named "Herkulessaal" after a series of 16th-century gobelins on the legend of Hercules (replaced by printed copies in 1993). 1962 installation of a IV/P pipe organ by Steinmeyer. 1270 seats (and 180 standing). Used by the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and for other classical concerts.

Links: www.schloesser.bayern.de, Wikipedia

Muenchen: Herkulessaal Picture: Hofgarten façade
Reverse Text: "München - Residenz - Festsaalbau (1832-1842)"
Publisher: Prauin-Kunstverlag; München
Size: Modern
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Permanent link: https://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/7062