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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall. Large, all-purpose, oval-shaped hall in London (South Kensington) built in memory of Prince Consort (d 1861) and formally opened March 1871. Seating capacity 10,000. Venue for many occasions incl. balls, pageants, fest. of remembrance, Miss World competition, etc., but best known as concert hall and especially, since destruction of Queen's Hall (1941), as home of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Formerly acoustically notorious for echo, but this has been largely eliminated by special installations.

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Albert Hall, Royal

Albert Hall, Royal (London). See Royal Albert Hall.

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