Helsinki Music Centre

The Helsinki Music Center (Finnish: Musiikkitalo, Swedish: Musikhuset i Helsingfors) is a concert hall and a music center under construction in Töölönlahti, Helsinki. The Music Center is located on the site of the former VR warehouses. The main hall will be seating 1,700 people, but the building will also host five smaller auditoriums, each seating 140–400 people. In addition, the building will accommodate some premises of the Sibelius Academy, coffee shops and a restaurant.

History

Planning

The project was started already in 1992. The paperwork was started in 1994. Between 1999 and 2000, a two part competition on the design. Helsinki City Council approved the project in 2002. In 2007 the board of the Helsinki Music Centre approved a bid by the construction company SRV to build the centre.

Construction

The founding stone was laid in October 22, 2008. Minister of Finance Jyrki Katainen held a speech at the event. The building is set to be ready in spring 2011.

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Timo Muttonen
2 November 2015
Modern building with grear culture offers inside
Peter Björkroth
30 November 2018
Great acoustics, good service, highclass performers. Central location.
Anastasia Chigareva
21 February 2017
Includes a music shop mostly CDs though, less vinyl.
Petteri Laine
10 March 2012
Sibelius Academy and Helsinki conservatory students give free concerts at the Musiikkitalo club on thursday evenings.
Nikolay #YouBetterWorkB*tch
6 September 2013
Интересное место с оригинальной архитектурой))) Советую посетить!
Yutaka Shiomi
13 September 2012
2011年オープン。音楽ホール、スタジオ、シベリウス音楽院の複合施設です。カフェ、レストラン等も併設。現代的な建築が素晴らしいです。フィンランディアホールで課題とされた音響関係の建築は日本人の手によるもので、素晴らしいサウンドが堪能できます。
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