The architectural image of the main part of Xinghai Concert Hall is novel, unique and abounding in modern sense. It looks like a swan at the water front spreading its wings to fly. Especially being set off by the floodlight at night, the wave in Pearl River is clear and the elegant demeanor of Pearl River as a pearl is more protruded.
Xinghai Concert Hall with a floor area of 14,000 square meters and a building area of 18,000 square meters was constructed in 1997 and it is composed of a symphony performance hall, a chamber music performance hall, an audiovisual enjoying room, musical culture plaza, a waterborne performance stage and a music fountain and so on. The concert hall is also provided with a music books data center integrating seeing, hearing and reading service together. The concert hall imported some large high-grade music instrument, such as pipe organ and piano and so on, and advanced audio, video and simultaneous interpretation equipment from Czech, Germany and Japan and so on. The total investment is up to RMB250 million Yuan and it is now a concert hall in China with the largest scale, the most advanced equipment, the most self-contained functions and a top-ranking international level.
The concert hall is a major project of spiritual civilization construction constructed by provincial culture department under the care and guidance from Guangdong province Party committee and Guangdong provincial government. It is a commonweal cultural institution. This concert hall named with the name of the people's musician Xian Xinghai is the first professional place in Guangdong province to perform elegant and solemn music and it is also an important base to make cultural exchange with foreign countries. This concert hall frequently organizes the performance made by the music societies (for example, the symphony orchestras and folk music societies at home and abroad) and music artists at home and abroad, undertakes international vocal music competition, instrumental music competition and international music festival, holds the singing and performance made by the masses, holds musical lecture courses, holds music art education activity, and provides music knowledge and information consultation service.