Now hear this! New $500,000 acoustical shell improves long-lamented sound in Symphony Hall [ArtsATL]

By Mark Gresham | 23 Sep 2013, ArtsATL

The new shell has a warmer look and replaces the original one from 1968. (Photos by Jeff Roffman)

The new shell has a warmer look and replaces the original one from 1968. (Photos by Jeff Roffman)

The catalyst for change was a pragmatic problem, not an artistic one, but the important consequence is that Atlanta’s Symphony Hall is now sporting a new $500,000 acoustical shell on its stage. Every indication so far is that it’s a shell of an improvement. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL