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The Concordia University concert hall was built in 1990 as part of the revitalization of the Loyola campus. Since opening, the hall has hosted many internationally renowned artists and musicians, including members of Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Arlo Guthrie, Ranee Lee and Oliver Jones. The Oscar Peterson Concert Hall is also used for recordings.

In tribute to one such exceptional individual, the venue was renamed for acclaimed pianist Oscar Peterson in 1999.

The intimate 570-seat hall draws from Japanese influences as seen the horizontal grid of birch planks that forms the stage’s backdrop. The spacious hardwood stage is easily seen from all vantage points in the room, and adjustable acoustic panels allow for a wide spectrum of natural sound by varying the hall’s reverberation time.

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