Prague Launches Architecture Competition for New Philharmonic Building
The 240-million-euro competition launches this August, in which the winner will design a building to house the Czech Philharmonic and Prague Symphony Orchestra
The new building is proposed to have three separate sections: a concert hall which will accommodate a 1,800 seat audience, a smaller hall for 700 people, and a multi-purpose hall with a 500-seat capacity.
Potential architects of the building will need to account for its surroundings — their designs must ensure the building's easy accessibility to pedestrians and its connection to both urban and suburban public transport.
After the contest begins in August, the jury will evaluate and select candidates who will work on proposals in October.
"The world’s leading studios will be approached and important Czech architectural studios will also get a chance to get involved," said Zdeněk Hřib, Mayor of Prague.
"The interest in competing was preliminarily confirmed by 23 foreign studios as well as a number of domestic ones. We expect great participation and timeless designs that will move the already rich architecture of Prague one step further."
The winner of the competition will be announced in May, 2022. The next stages involve contractors being selected in 2026 before construction begins in 2027.
03apr9:00 am12:00 pmVirtual EventWigmore Hall Presents "The Power and the Glory"9:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Type :Streams
04aprAll Day07National Opera Association Annual Convention(All Day) Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria, 2626 Sage Rd, Houston, TX 77056Event Type :conferences & tradeshows
12aprAll Day15Lyon International Chamber Music Competition(All Day) Opéra de Lyon, Main Hall, 1 Pl. de la Comédie, 69001 Lyon, FranceEvent Type :competitions
12apr12:00 pm3:00 pmVirtual EventYCA Presents Pianist Zhu Wang & Friends12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Event Type :Streams
13aprAll Day15National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show(All Day) Anaheim convention center, Anaheim, CA 92802Event Type :conferences & tradeshows
14aprAll Day16Virtual Event2023 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition(All Day) Event Type :Streams
22aprAll Day04mayConcours musical international de Montréal (CMIM)(All Day) Maison symphonique, 1600 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, QC H2X 0S1, Canada Event Type :competitions
23aprAll Day26mayInternational Violin Competition Henri Marteau(All Day) Haus Marteau – the Villa of Henri Marteau, Lobensteiner Str. 4, 95192 Lichtenberg, GermanyEvent Type :competitions
12mayAll Day1450th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition(All Day) University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 USAEvent Type :competitions
12mayAll Day18Osaka International Chamber Music Competition and Festa 2023(All Day) Sumitomolife Izumi Hall (Osaka) Japan, 〒540-0001 Osaka, Chuo Ward, Shiromi, 1 Chome−4−70 住友生命ＯＢＰプラザビルEvent Type :competitions
19mayAll Day20Stulberg International String Competition(All Day) Dalton Center Recital Hall at Western Michigan University, 1300 Theatre Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008Event Type :competitions
19may9:00 pm11:00 pmVirtual EventMinnesota Orchestra Presents "Brea(d)th"9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Event Type :Streams
25mayAll Day27Palm Expo 2023(All Day) Bombay Exhibition Center, Goragaon (east,) Mumbai, IndiaEvent Type :conferences & tradeshows