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Quebec City's modern Grand Théâtre de Quebec stands in stark contrast to the venerable beauty of the Palais Montcalm, which it effectively replaced. Built in the mid-1960s, the home of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra and L'Opéra de Québec does have its own charm, however. The Salle Louis-Fréchette seats spectators in a classic four-tier arrangement, while the Salle Octave-Crémazie is a more intimate option with fewer seats. With a huge annual program befitting a first-class, multi-use facility, any visitor with an interest in the arts is likely to find himself or herself, enjoying at the Grand.
The Théâtre Capitole inside the Capitole du Quebec has been in existence since 1992. It was formerly an arts and cultural events center but today it is used as a concert hall. Majestically decorated, the theater has comfortable seating accompanied by an excellent acoustic audio systems. The theater is divided into the Balcony and Orchestra Levels, check the seating map on their website. Some of the biggest names in the business have all performed here. Today the Theatre Capitole attracts thousands of screaming fans who come to see their favorite acts do what they do best.
The grand Palais Montcalm Theatre, erected at Place d'Youville, has entertained Quebec for almost 70 years. With a diverse lineup of classical, contemporary and specialty musical acts, the stone structure allows magnificent sightlines and superior acoustics in stately surroundings. A smaller performance space, the Café-Spectacles du Palais Montcalm, showcases blues and jazz acts in a cozy atmosphere. Though superseded by the Grand Théâtre in stature, the Palais Montcalm remains one of the city's true artistic and architectural landmarks. Ticket prices vary.
The Centre d'art La Chapelle is a facility for hosting events. With more than 150 different events taking place here every year, it is clearly one of the preferred venues of the city. Artists like Marie-Lise Majeur, Juliel and Pascal Dufour have performed in live concerts here. The center can be booked for cultural programs, conferences and private ceremonies. Air conditioning, parking, catering as well as audio-visual equipments are all available. Special facilities can be requested.
Located in the artsy Sainte-Foy Sillery district of Quebec, Salle Albert-Rousseau is a performing arts center, named after the avante-garde artist Albert Rousseau. It has a diverse repertoire like drama, comedy, music, recitals and more. An art gallery showcases the works of all artists from the Quebec region, whether established or upcoming. A bar inside the theater serves some delicious coffee, snacks and alcohol in case you decide to stop by early before a show.
La Scène Lebourgneuf is a state-of-the-art theater and auditorium located at Boulevard Lebourgneuf. It hosts a series of events like plays, concerts and comedy performances. The auditorium provides a splendid view of the panoramic bridge. It also houses a bar, a restaurant, provides rooms on hire and offers over 1000 parking spaces for guests. Check their website to get acquainted with the schedules of various upcoming performances and events.