Picture of the day for July 7, 2018

Konzerthaus Berlin, a concert hall located on the Gendarmenmarkt square, center of Berlin, Germany. The Neoclassical building is one of the major works of the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel whereas the sculptures in the exterior are work of Christian Friedrich Tieck and Balthasar Jacob Rathgeber. Inaugurated in 1821 as the Royal Playhouse, it became from 1919 to 1945 the Prussian State Theatre. Due to severe damages by the Allied bombing and the Battle of Berlin it was rebuilt from 1977 until it was reopened in 1984. The building houses the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.. Learn more.