2.a The Sage Theatre and Concert Hall, Gateshead
Scenes of Newcastle-upon-Tyne-Gateshead Area
The Sage is a wonderful building and well worth a visit even if you are not going to a concert.
View of the Sage, Gateshead from the Tyne Bridge
Gateshead's Sage Theatre and Sage Concert Hall - fantastic building of modern architecture - enjoyed a stunning performance of the Irish music and dance extravaganza "The Rhythm of the Dance".
The Sage, Gateshead is a marvellous piece of modern architecture. The Sage Gateshead consists of three performance spaces; a 1,700-seater main hall, a 450-seater smaller hall and another small rehearsal and performance hall called the Northern Rock Foundation Hall. Architecturally the rest of the building was designed around these three 'halls' to maximise their acoustic properties. Structurally it is three separate buildings, cleverly insulated from each other to prevent noise and vibration travelling between them. All three buildings are enclosed by the glass and steel shell, so prominent on Gateshead's river bank skyline.
There are lots of wonderful stained glass panels to delight the eye. The Sage is modern architecture at its best.
The green coloured glass of the Sage with the Tyne Bridge in the background.
Comfortable chairs to relax in overlooking the River Tyne.
The Sir Michael Straker Cafe in Gateshead's Sage Theatre and Sage Concert Hall
The blue coloured glass of the Sage with the Millennium Bridge in the background
Looking towards the Tyne Bridge and Millennium Bridges, with the Sage between them, and Baltic Arts Centre beyond.
The Choral Spectacular of Massed Voices Event at the Sage on Saturday April 28th 2012
Featuring 27 choirs from the North East of England and a fantastic event to be part of.
If you spot yourself and want a copy, please email me - Phil Brown of the Dalesmen Singers
The Massed Mixed Voice Choirs rehearsing in the afternoon, with some fine bases looking on in the main concert hall of the Sage theatre.
The Male Voice Choirs in rehearsal.
All the Massed Male Voice choirs assembled in position for the start of the evening concert. The Massed Ladies Choirs are sitting in the first seven rows of the auditorium and they sang superbly in the evening - all without scores, and put many of us men to shame!
CHORAL SPECTACULAR OF MASSED VOICES
National Association of Choir North East Group Presented a Choral Spectacular
featuring 26 North East choirs at the Sage, Gateshead, Saturday 28th March 2015
The massed mixed voice choirs rehearsing in the magnificent Hall 1 at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
Some of the male voice singers waiting to rehearse at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
Other singers listening to other singers rehearsing at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The massed male voice choirs rehearsing in the afternoon of the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The massed mixed voice choirs waiting to perform at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The male voices assembling to sing their first set in the concert of the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The massed male voice choirs performing in the evening concert at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The massed ladies choir performing in evening concert at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The massed male voice performing in the evening concert at the 2015 massed North East choir event at the Sage, Gateshead
The Sage, Gateshead, at night
Reflections of the Sage in the River Tyne
Folk Concert in the Northern Rock Foundation Hall
In December 2016 we attended a great concert of traditional and contemporary folk music given by the students on the 'Folk and Traditional Music BA Honours' degree course at Newcastle University.
This young lady sang with great feeling and was destined for a 1st! Name?
NEWCASTLE-GATESHEAD area picture index: webpage & (section) 1. Newcastle-upon-Tyne-Gateshead area (1) River Tyne and Bridges * 2. Newcastle-Gateshead area (2) Sage Theatre & Concert Hall & Baltic Arts Centre Gateshead * 14a. Newcastle area (3) Some buildings in the centre of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne * 15. Newcastle area(4) Some 'artwork' and the Laing Art Gallery * 23. Newcastle area (5) The Angel of the North * 37. Newcastle area (6) The Black gate and Castle Keep * 38. Newcastle area (7) The Cathedral * 39. Newcastle (8) Hancock Museum of the North * 40. Newcastle (9) Bessie Surtees House * 41. Newcastle-Gateshead (10) More Churches, Medieval Walls, Gateshead Tourist Information Centre * 52. Newcastle (11) The Discovery Museum - History of Tyneside * 53. Newcastle (12) St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral and All Saints Church * 14b Newcastle (13) The Central Arcade and Holy Jesus Hospital SEE ALSO NE page 31a Jarrow (1) Bede's World * 31b Jarrow (2) St Peter's Church, Monastery * 35a. Tynemouth (1) Town and Castle * 35b. Tynemouth (2) The Priory * 36. Belsay Hall and Belsay Castle
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