Usher Hall

The Usher Hall is located on Lothian Road in Edinburgh and opened in 1914.   In 2014 the city celebrated the centenary of its opening with a concert on 6 March 2014.

Mr Andrew Usher made  gift of £100,000 to the City of Edinburgh Corporation towards building a new hall.  The terms of the will were: "My desire and intention is that the said hall should become and remain a centre and attraction to musical artistes and performers and to the citizens of Edinburgh, and others who desire to hear good music, instrumental and vocal, and that the opportunities afforded by said hall and premises may promote and extend the cultivation of and taste for music, not only in Edinburgh but throughout the country."

The Usher Hall, Edinburgh