- Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
The "Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier" is a large multipurpose venue in
Canadaequipped with sophisticated technical equipment. It seats 2,982 people and is part of the Place des Artscultural complex in Montreal's Quartier des Spectaclesentertainment district. [ [http://www.laplacedesarts.com/infos/informations-pratiques/nossalles/wilfrid-pelletier.en.html Place des Arts Web site] ]
It is the home of the
Opéra de Montréal.
Built in 1963, the theatre was initially called the "Grand Theatre" before being named in honor of the famous head of the
Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Wilfrid Pelletier. It is an adaptable venue for all the kinds of large scale events, such as opera and rock'n'roll concerts, but also including ballet, symphonic concerts, and musicals.
In addition to the Opera de Montreal, the "Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier" accommodates two resident companies: the
Montreal Symphony Orchestraand Les Grands Ballets Canadiens.
* [http://www.operademontreal.com/anglais/index.php Montreal Opera website in English]
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