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Concert Hall


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Please be advised that Musical Instruments and Furniture shown cannot be removed from the Concert Hall

  • Raked floor, continental seating on two levels
  • Full seating capacity: 382, comprising: Stalls 198, Circle 184
  • 2 wheelchair spaces
  • G1 and G2 on Circle level are reserved for house usage


  • Studio stage; flat floor
  • Floor surface - polished timber

Performing Area

  • 17mW x 9mD

Suspension System

  • Overhead catwalk for suspension of light objects

Get In

  • Through backstage door, minimum dimension: 0.85m W x 2m H
  • Goods lift access to all floors

** Stage Equipment

  • Stock rostra available

** Music Equipment

  • Wenger Tourmaster choir risers: maximum capacity 120 persons
  • Musician chair x 100
  • Music stand x 90

* Musical Instruments

  • 2 Yamaha Concert Grand Pianos
  • Goble Harpsichord
  • Rieger Pipe Organ
  • Steinway D Grand Piano also available (for concerto only)

Acoustic Variable

  • Hall purpose-built for orchestral concerts with motorized acoustic reflectors on side walls



  • Located in room at rear of stalls


  • Strand 200plus with ETC HSR Sensor CEM Dimmers System, 48 channels, 40 x 2.5kW dimmers
  • Mains patch, outlets distributed along catwalks overhead


  • Profiles:
    • ETC Source Four 575W 26L x 21
  • Others:
    • CCT PC 1kW x 18
    • CCT PC 2kW x 6

Lighting Position

  • Permanent overhead concert lighting plus provision for additional theatrical lighting
  • Stage: Overhead Catwalk
  • Front of House: Light bridge x 2



  • Located backstage

House Console

  • Yamaha 01v96 digital mixing console with 12 microphone and 2 stereo line input, 4 Omni and 1 master stereo output

** Playback equipment

  • Marantz PMD331/ 340 CD players, Tascam MD801R Mini-Disc recorders

** Microphones

  • Dynamic:
    • AUDIX D4, OM6
    • Electro-Voice RE20
    • Sennheiser BF531, e 835-S, MD421, MD422, MD738FE
    • Shure Beta58, SM57, SM58
  • Condenser:
    • AKG CK1, GN30, GN50
    • AUDIX M1250
    • Neumann KM140, KM184
    • Sennheiser BF5032
    • Shure SM85, SM87

** Wireless Microphones

  • Mipro VHF MR series with Lavalier or Hand-held Microphone

Fixed House PA System

  • Sound Projects X-Act active speakers at both sides of pipe organ


  • Intercom system available at all control points
  • CCTV monitor viewing stage
  • CCTV monitors in all foyers for latecomer

Fixed House recording microphone

  • Audix M1250 AB format


Projection Screen

  • Rear projection screen hung on upstage overhead motor winch bar, screen size: 14' W x 10.5' H

Video Projector

  • Panasonic PT-DW640ELK DLP Projector(6000 lumens), aspect ratio 16 : 10, native resolution : 1280 x 800(WXGA), permanent installed

Other Facilities

Dressing Rooms

* Classrooms at Foyer level can be hired to serve as dressing rooms

Performers waiting lobby at backstage

Artists' facilities

  • Show relay
  • CCTV by arrangement


Concert Hall Seating Plan

Concert Hall Seating Plan

Concert Hall Technical Drawing


Concert Hall Technical Drawing
(PDF) / (CAD)

Concert Hall General Information


Concert Hall General Information


The Academy reserves the right to amend or upgrade venue facilities without notice.
* Optional equipment for which an additional daily hire charge will apply.
** These items are shared amongst several venues. Their availability for a particular hiring is at the management's sole discretion.