Melbourne Recital Centre is a venue for live music in Melbourne and welcomes over 200,000 visitors each year. The organisation programs and presents more than 500 concerts and events a year across diverse range of musical genres including classical and chamber, contemporary, pop, folk, rock, electronica, indie, jazz, cabaret and world music. It was opened in 2009, as part of the Melbourne Recital Centre and Melbourne Theatre Company Southbank Theatre complex designed by Ashton Raggat McDougall, and is located on the corner of Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Street in the Melbourne Arts Precinct, Southbank. It is Melbourne's second largest auditorium for classical music (after Hamer Hall in Arts Centre Melbourne).Using our world travel planner, Melbourne attractions like Melbourne Recital Centre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Melbourne Recital Centre Reviews
Seeing Rhiannon Giddens recently was my third visit to the Recital Centre, and I was continued to be impressed by the quality of the artists showcased and the venue itself. The interior wood... more »
What a beautiful and tranquil environment for the concert. Very cosy and one could almost feel that you are in a small group because of the setting, but the venue accommodations a large volume of... more »
Beautiful venue with wonderful acoustics and helpful staff. I don't believe it would be possible to have a "bad seat" in this venue as it not only a smaller size but the tiered seating ensures you will have a great view of the show. Excellent restroom facilities and a nice bar for a quick drink before your show.
Beautiful space with incredible sound as you would hope. Seating is good in that they are comfortable and the heights and slope give everyone good visibility. Needs a middle aisle though. A long way to squeeze past a lot of people to get to the middle seats. Had an aisle seat though, which was great. Bar isn't big enough to cope with the number of people at the events if you hope for a beer at intermission.
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