St. Louis: Powell Symphony Hall
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America's best classical music venues
3. St. Louis: Powell Symphony Hall
Situated in the Missouri port city, this hall was originally built in 1925 as a Vaudeville theatre and is now home to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, . It's said to be haunted by a ghost called George who tinkers with the lights and elevators. Carl Stalling, composer for the Looney Tunes cartoons, began his career here as an organist.