Katowice

NOSPR - Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

  Pl. Wojciecha Kilara 1 ,   Katowice Centre          (+48) 32 732 53 12     18 Feb 2020

Considered the leading Polish orchestra, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1935 in Warsaw. For years the Orchestra acted as a cultural ambassador representing Poland on the international art scene and has cooperated with some of the greatest composers of the second half of the 20th century presenting first performances of their works. They have also recorded more than 190 albums for many Polish and foreign labels (Decca, EMI, Phillips, etc.).

In 2014 Katowice celebrated the unveiling of its newest architectural and cultural jewel - the new headquarters of the NOSPR (The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra). Not only is this one of the more striking and architecturally astonishing buildings to be built in Poland in recent years, it is also one of the most acoustically pristine performance halls in all of Europe. To perfect the pin drop precision of the main hall’s acoustics, the Katowice based Architecture firm Konior collaborated with Yasushisa Toyota - founder of the Japanese Acoustics solutions company Nagata Acoustics (creators of the Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles, among others). Their collaboration resulted in a sonically rich and visually stunning performance hall that can seat over 1,800 people with no obstructed views or muffled music. The main concert hall is also equipped with cutting edge technology to both broadcast concerts live and record multi track albums live. This is truly a building fitting of Poland’s finest orchestra and is set to solidify Katowice’s place in the classical music world. Check NOSPR’s website for concert tickets or plan your next trip to Katowice around a trip to this absolute shrine of a Symphony Hall. The ticket box office is open Tue-Sat 10:00-20:00 and on Sun 2 hours before a performance.

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Events at this venue

Sunday Mar 8 …
Fryderyk Festival 2020
Sunday May 10 20:00
AYO
Friday Mar 6 19:30
Masaaki Suzuki / Bach Collegium Japan
Saturday Mar 14 19:30
AUKSO / L.U.C.
Tuesday Mar 17 19:30
Jim Black’s AlasNoAxis
Sunday Apr 5 12:00
Amsterdam Sinfonietta / Lucas Jussen and Arthur Jussen
Sunday Mar 22 12:00
Marcus Bosch / Sławomira Wilga
Thursday Jun 18 19:30 …
Lawrence Foster
Thursday Mar 5 19:30
Lawrence Foster / Pinchas Zukerman / Amanda Forsyth
Sunday Apr 19 19:00
Jazz Band Młynarski - Masecki
Saturday May 2 20:00 …
Sinatra with Matt Dusk

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