January Light: City Halls

In Glasgow, the City Halls contain a number of concert venues rather than the seat of municipal government – that’s the City Chambers. The grand hall, above, opened in 1841 and was extensively renovated about 15 years ago. The beautiful chandeliers supply roof-light, there’s some spotlight, and also a bit of projected-light on the back wall showing the orchestra’s name. On this occasion, we were awaiting the delight of a performance of Mozart’s Requiem. Linked to Becky’s January Squares challenge – words ending in light.

23 thoughts on “January Light: City Halls

  1. Suzanne January 22, 2020 / 03:42

    Neil got in first, with his remark about the name on the wall. Attending a “posh” concert in a hall such as this is still to be achieved by me, one day!


  2. Birgit January 22, 2020 / 02:15

    I love these lights that make it look like a delicate chandelier but probably much cheaper than one of the typical chandeliers one sees in halls. How was the actual concert?


    • Anabel @ The Glasgow Gallivanter January 22, 2020 / 07:39

      It was wonderful! I’ve let John know that if I go first he’s to organise a full orchestral and choral performance at my send off!


  3. bob January 22, 2020 / 00:19

    One place I’ve not been in.


  4. restlessjo January 21, 2020 / 18:49

    You must have been very light-hearted that evening 🙂 🙂


  5. Yeah, Another Blogger January 21, 2020 / 13:19

    Projecting the orchestra’s name on the back wall is a fine touch. I like the curved pattern of the letters too.
    Hi Anabel. Enjoy the day.


  6. BeckyB January 21, 2020 / 10:47

    You missed one, this is an absolute highlight!


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