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Leaking Adelaide Festival Centre roof forces concert relocation

Leaking Adelaide Festival Centre roof forces concert relocation
July 24, 2013

International pianist Nikolai Demidenko's Monday night concert at the Adelaide Festival Centre was moved to a different theatre because of a leaky roof.

Demidenko was to play in the Space theatre on Monday night, but rain was leaking onto the stage, forcing a last-minute change of venue.

Adelaide Festival Centre Chief Executive and Artistic Director Douglas Gautier told the ABC that having to move an international performance made it evident why a refit of the 40-year-old building was overdue.

Gautier explained "it was not good, I mean you've got an international artist, you've got an audience and of course the ABC was broadcasting so clearly we needed to move pretty quickly."

Image shows the Adelaide Festival Centre during the 2012 Christmas Proms concert.

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