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Casa da Música (in English: House of Music) is the major concert hall space in Porto, Portugal.

It was designed by the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, as part of Porto's European Culture Capital in 2001 (Porto 2001), however, the construction was only concluded in 2005, becoming immediately a city icon.

Although the opening day concert was in the 14th, with Clã and Lou Reed, the space was only inaugurated on April 15th, 2005, by Jorge Sampaio, the President of the Republic. The Prime Minister, politicians and Porto's society were present for the concert, by the National Orchestra of Porto.

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