Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona Photos

The Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music) (1905-8) is a highly decorated concert hall built for Orfeó Català music society by architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.

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Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall built for Orfeó Català music society, a UNESCO world heritage site. Barcelona, Spain.Facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaics & composers' busts across top of facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Orfeó Català mosaic on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music) (1905-8) concert hall built for Orfeó Català music society, a UNESCO world heritage site. Barcelona, Spain. Style: Catalan Modernista. Architect: Lluís Domènech i Montaner.Facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Mosaics & composers' busts across top of facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Orfeó Català mosaic (1909) on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Performers on Orfeó Català mosaic on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Performers on Orfeó Català mosaic on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Dome & finials atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Modernist lantern atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Performers on Orfeó Català mosaic (1909) on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Performers on Orfeó Català mosaic (1909) on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Dome & finials atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Modernist lantern atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Modernist lantern atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Bust of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Bust of Ludwig van Beethoven on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Intricate decoration on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Modernist lantern atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Bust of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Bust of Ludwig van Beethoven on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Intricate decoration on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Bust of Richard Wagner on side of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Side facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Columns with mosaics on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Columns with mosaics on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Bust of Richard Wagner on side of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Side facade of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Columns with mosaics on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Columns with mosaics on Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Columns projecting from front of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Catalan song sculpture by Miquel Blay on corner of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Catalan song sculpture on corner of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Outside box office of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Columns projecting from front of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Catalan song sculpture by Miquel Blay on corner of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Catalan song sculpture on corner of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Outside box office of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Lobby of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Lobby staircase of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Corner detail of extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Lobby of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Lobby staircase of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Extension of Palace of Catalan Music (1989). Barcelona, Spain. Architect: Oscar Tusquets & Carles Díaz.Corner detail of extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Glass sculpture atop extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of feathered surface of tower on extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Orfeó Català frieze over entrance to extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Tower corner of extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Glass sculpture atop extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Detail of feathered surface of tower on extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Orfeó Català frieze over entrance to extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.Tower corner of extension of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.
Modern glass shell covers historic outer wall of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.


Modern glass shell covers historic outer wall of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain.



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