orchestra shell

orchestra shell

A massive, sound-reflective structure which closes off the flies and wings of a theatrical stage to form a performing area for music, or is used in an open-air theater to direct sound to the audience.
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includes new motorized stage rigging, an orchestra shell, electrical power for the rigging equipment and some miscellaneous steel.
8 million multi-use venue promotes the essence of flexibility with its revolutionary custom motorized orchestra shell which can transform the space from symphonic to theatrical at the touch of a button in a mere five minutes.
A principal feature of the auditorium is a moving orchestra shell with pipe organ.
My first concert as music director took place during the opening of the new orchestra shell, which improves the sound of the orchestra quite dramatically.
The California Supreme Court said construction can proceed on the Hollywood Bowl's new orchestra shell, delayed for two years because of a lawsuit by preservationists.
Tenders are invited for Related work includes, but is not limited to, the following: removal and disposal of the existing orchestra shell, motorized counterweight rigging for the onstage canopy sections, dead-hanging hardware and installation of the forestage canopy, wireways, multiconductor cable, and terminal boxes for concert lighting, for use with the existing dimmers, and associated electrical work.
The Hult is celebrating its 20th birthday today with a party featuring music, comedy and the maiden run of the Silva Concert Hall's new orchestra shell and enhanced sound system.
The money is in the bank for a million-dollar, solid wood orchestra shell that will be in place on the Silva Concert Hall stage when the Hult Center celebrates its 20th anniversary with a Eugene Symphony concert on Sept.
helps set up the orchestra shell in preparation for Saturday's benefit concert by Welsh singer Tom Jones in Palmdale's Marie Kerr Park.
But it's the orchestra shell that Pfeiffer is putting his money on.
And they used an orchestra shell that would be easy to get in and out and doesn't take much storage space, but doesn't really provide substantial support of the ensemble to the room.
PROBLEM: Silva Concert Hall is a multipurpose room designed to be used with an electronic enhancement system that no longer works and built with an orchestra shell that is more decorative than functional.