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Formerly London's prin. venue for concerts, built by Gallini, J. C. Bach, and K. F. Abel and opened in 1775 with a Bach–Abel subscription concert. Salomon est. concerts there in 1786 at which, in 1791–2 and 1794–5, Haydn's 12 Salomon syms. were introduced. The Phil. Soc.'s concerts were given there 1833–69. Closed 1874.

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