Acoustics of the New Opera Houses in Moscow
The new opera house "Novaja Opera" with a theater hall for 760 seats was open in Moscow in 1998. Three other theaters are under construction. They are: the Sister Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre (hall for 970 seats); the State Ballet Theatre (2 halls, for 1000 and 300 seats) and Galina Vishnevskaja's Theatre-Studio (hall for 250 seats). The description of all 4 theaters and the results of the acoustic design are presented. In the completed hall of "Novaja Opera" acoustic measurements according to ISO 3382-1997 were made and the results have been analyzed.
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