National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA)

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Designed by French architect Paul Andreu, the National Center for the Performing Arts was founded in December 2007. In six short years, this ambitious cultural project, both a technical and aesthetic prowess, was born. Familiarly called "The Egg" because of its oval shape immersed in the artificial lake that surrounds it, the center now houses the greatest artists in the world and rivals the most prestigious international venues.

This huge building of 219,400 square meters, made of titanium and glass, houses a 2,416-seat opera house, a concert hall of 2017 seats, and two theaters, one of which has a capacity of 1040 seats. The shell is a glass window protected with titanium: the NCPA is a cultural island in the middle of a lake.

Movies on medici.tv

Yundi : Chopin
NCPA Beijing - Rolex and Culture
April 23, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
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Master class with Yundi
NCPA Beijing - Rolex and Culture
April 20, 2011, 10 a.m.
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Yundi, Chen: Liszt
NCPA Beijing - Rolex and Culture
April 23, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
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Zuohuang: Liszt
NCPA Beijing
April 23, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
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Operalia 2012: Final Round
Operalia – Plácido Domingo - Rolex and Culture
June 10, 2012, 11:30 a.m.
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Operalia's 20th birthday
Musica by Euronews- 2012
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