CONCERT HALLS IN YEREVAN
THE NATIONAL ACADEMIC THEATRE OF OPERA AND BALLET AFTR ALEXANDER SPENDARYAN
The Opera and Ballet Theatre is one of the outstanding landmarks of the country. Located in the heart of Yerevan it was designed by the architect Alexander Tamanyan who connected two auditoriums in a semicircular building in a unusual way. While building this temple of art, Tamanyan used the best traditions of Medieval Armenian architecture. National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre was officially opened on the 20th January, 1933. The theatre capacity is 1272 people; the philharmonic hall-1400. The project was awarded the “Grand Prix” at the International exhibition in Paris 1937.
Address: 54 Tumanyan Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 58 63 11
ARAM KHACHATRYAN CONCERT HALL
Aram Khachatryan Concert Hall is one of the Halls inside The Opera House. In front of the main entrance (from the side of Square of France) there is a monument to Aram Khacahtryan who is considered to be a world-known composer. The concert hall accommodates 1272 people. The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra is housing at Aram Khachatryan Concert Hall.
Address: 46 Mashtots Ave.,
Tel. + 374 10 56 06 45
ARNO BABAJANYAN CONCERT HALL
This Concert Hall is situated near Republic Square in a very nice and old building built of black and red tufa in 1916. The concert hall is named after the greatest Soviet Armenian composer and pianist, People’s Artist of the Armenian and Soviet Union Arno Babajanyan. The concert hall has 300 seats.
Address: 2 Abovyan Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 58 28 71
CHAMBER HOUSE AFTER KOMITAS
This unique artistic building is situated in Ring-Shaped Park. This building is differing from other buildings as it has a “free plan”: one large territory with a stage, foyer, hall, and they are not connected with any other structure.
Address: 1 Isahakyan Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 58 60 46
SPORT COMPLEXES IN YEREVAN
REPUBLIC STADIUM AFTER VAZGEN SARGSYAN
This stadium was built in 1953 and reconstructed in 1963. Here 14.990 seats are available. Many famous football team meetings are held in this stadium.
Address: 65 Vardanants Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 55 81 11
In this stadium the sound of the whistle was heard for the first time in 1971. The stadium has 55.000 seats. The stadium is the symbol of the Armenian sport. Here the Armenian football team “Ararat” gained silver then golden medals. Many worldwide famous people, “stars”: French Beckenbaur, Michel Platini, Zinedine Zidane played in this stadium.
Address: 4 Hrazdan Gorge (Atenq Str.),
Tel. + 374 10 58 51 91
SPORT STADIUM AND CONCERT HALL AFTER KAREN DEMIRCHYAN
Karen Demirchyan (1932 – 1999) was Soviet party member and a statesman. He was also The First Secretary of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Armenia. This complex is a very special building which is one of the visiting-card of Yerevan. It is situated on a high hill of Tsitsernakaberd near the Hrazdan Gorge. It consists of two Halls “Large Hall” and “Small Hall”. In 1987 the plan of this building receveid a state prize.
Address: 1 Leningradyan Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 39 99 13
CENTRAL CHESS-HOUSE COMPLEX AFTER TIGRAN PETROSYAN
This building is situated in Ring-Shaped Park. This chess-house was built in 1970. The building from outside and inside is designed with chess symbols. It was renamed after world-known champion Tigran Petrosyan.
Address: 50 Khanjyan Str.,
Tel. + 374 10 55 46 47