National Auditorium Of Music
Madrid • Spain

From: Madrid Travel Guide

See also: Royal TheatreRoyal PalaceMadrid Festivals and Events

National Auditorium Of Music
The modern Auditorio Nacional de Musica (ANM) was designed by architect José María García de Paredes and inaugurated in 1988. The auditorium offers several concert venues which regularly hosts both both guest and local orchestras such as the popular Spanish National Orchestra.

The auditorium has two main concert halls, one is the Symphony Hall which has seating for 2324 and the other is the Chamber Hall which offers seating for 692 which with afternoon and evening performances can allow for four concerts a day to take place at this exciting venue.

Other halls on site include the General Choir Hall which has seating for 208 that offers a smaller more intimate venue and an Events Hall which has a video projection equipment and seating for around 150. There is also a recording Booth, shop and two cafes which are usually open when there is a concert taking place.

The National Auditorium of Music is located approximately 2.5 miles north of the Parque del Retiro and 3 miles northeast of the Royal Palace.

Travel Guide
The venue can be reached by busses 29 and 52 to Principe de Vergara - Auditorio Nacional or alternatively by Subway to station Cruz del Rayo (line 9) which is about 300 meters south of the venue or to Prosperidad station (line 4) which is about 500 meters away.