Szczecin Philharmonic Hall by the numbers
- The building’s design was selected out of 44 proposals from all over the world.
- The value of the project amounted to PLN 113.3 million, and it was subsidised by the Ministry of Culture and European Union.
- The symphonic hall may accommodate 953 spectators, whereas the chamber hall 192 ones.
- The reverberation time in the chamber complies with the designed time to 0.01 second.
- The building has received over 10 architectural awards and distinctions, including the EU award - Mies van der Rohe Award (so-called architectural Nobel), award of the President of the Republic of Poland for the Best Architectural Structure in Poland, or “Building of the 25 years - Symbol of the Transformation” title.
The philharmonic hall is yet another facility which serves development of music culture in Poland over the last years. The most important ones include: the new seat of NOSPR in Katowice, new National Forum of Music in Wrocław, new Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music in Lusławice, or the newly-established or modernised buildings of philharmonic orchestras, as well as music schools and academies in Łódź, Gdynia, Radom, Kraków, Białystok, Kielce, Sosnowiec or Poznań.