Work on major new Ostrava concert hall to start in 2022

The construction of a new concert hall and the related renovation of the City of Ostrava House of Culture should begin next year, representatives said on Thursday. The hall, which will be in the shape of a musical instrument case, is set to cost CZK 2.6 billion, more than the CZK 2 billion originally envisaged.

Some 70 experts currently working on the project, which is designed by US architect Steven Hall. Mr. Hall arrived in Ostrava on Thursday for meetings surrounding the construction.

Author: Ian Willoughby