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We invite you behind the gate of our building site

We are opening the building site of the new Concer Hall again! Saturday June 11 at 4 PM you can take a walk in place usually closed for public. After that in the Besední house´s foyer we are going to present some curiosity about the project and results of last-year´s archeological research. It is necessary to make a reservation on konecna@salprobrno.cz. The capasity is 40 people because of a building regulation.

We put the message for future generation into the base of the builiding!

Glassy of Brno Astronomical clock, copy of Leoš Janáček´s sheet, baton, photo and CD of Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, a historical picture of Brno, figure of crocodyle, bottle of plum brandy, book by Alena Štěpánková – Veselá „From memory register“and list of all Brno Philharmonic Orchestra´s directors. These are some of your suggestions about what we shloud put into memorial box. And what did we choose? A composition by Jiří Dvořák, student of Brno Conservatory, composed for this opportunity and as a homage to Leoš Janáček. As the world ´s premiere it will be played on Friday by composer himself. After that it will be put into a box in the wall.

Forty citizens of Brno saw the building site. We are opening the gate again on March 12!

On Sunday February 26 we opened the gate of the building site on the corner of Besední and Veselá street for forty citizens of Brno. After guided tour of Besední house´s foyer we introduced the visitors results of an archeological research and some curiosities about concert halls all around Europe. We are greatfull for your visit and for your support! If you would also like to see commonly closed places for public there is an opportunity on March 12 at  3 PM. It is necessety to make a reservation – konecna@salprobrno.cz. You can find more photos on our facebook here.

Global leaders candidates for constructing concert hall in Brno: Japan’s Nagata Acoustics and USA’s Arup

The City of Brno has concluded the qualifying round for the design team of the Janáček Cultural Centre, comprising acoustics specialist – architect – designer, which will be designing the building’s interior layout, in particular the concert hall itself. Of four candidates, two qualified for the competitive round. The first of these is the trio comprising Nagata Acoustic America, Konior Studio and Architekti Hrůša & spol., Atelier Brno.

Memorandum signed. Minister, Mayor and Governor today affirm agreement at site

‘A memorandum of co-operation in preparing and implementing the “Janáček Cultural Centre” project’. At one o’clock today, Minister of Culture Daniel Herman, Brno Mayor Petr Vokřál and South Moravian Governor Michal Hašek signed a document with this title. As representatives of the state, city and Region, the document commits them to co-operate with each other, and in particular to fund the construction of a new concert hall in Brno.

Project funding strategy memorandum to be signed in September. Details will be discussed by the Government in October.

The first meeting was held by the working team made up of seven representatives of the municipal and regional authorities and Ministry of Culture. Their main objective is to outline a funding strategy memorandum for Concert Hall for Brno project and prepare the background papers for the Czech Government meeting. The Municipality is represented by Petr Vokřál, the Mayor of the City of Brno or Matěj Hollan, the Deputy Mayor, and Stanislav Michalík as the project manager. The team’s existence was recommended by the Ministry of Culture and it will comprise of three of its representatives, two representatives of each the City of Brno and the Government of the South Moravian Region.

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