Symphony Hall opened in 1991 to immediate public and critical acclaim. With its world class acoustics and stunning auditorium it is considered to be not only the UK's finest concert hall but also one of the best in the world. The venue, managed alongside Town Hall, presents a programme of jazz, world, folk, rock, pop and classical concerts, organ recitals, spoken word, dance, educational and community performances, and is also used for conferences and business events. It is home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and plays host to some of the world’s best orchestras and classical musicians in the Birmingham International Concert Season. In all over 370,000 people attend around 320 events at Symphony Hall every year.