The building

The idea to build a new hal for the Philharmonic in the place where the old Concert Hall (Konzerthaus) used to be located came about in 2004. The musicians needed larger and more modern space as the institution had grown out of the then occupied wing of the City Hall. The citizens of Szczecin saw the placing of the new concert hall at the intersection of Małopolska and Matejki streets as having symbolic importance to the musical history of the town. Three years later a contest to present the idea of a new Philharmonic was opened. From among the offers of forty four studios from all around the world, the jury chose the project designed by Barozzi/Veiga studio from Barcelona.

The ice-like shape of the building was hailed the new icon of the city already in the first stage of the works, and the Internet portal bryla.pl recognised it as one of the most interesting investments in the country. The project also won the first prize in the prestigious Eurobuild Awards 2014 contest as Architectural Design of the Year. The architects did their best to take into consideration the context of the project. The building stands out from its surroundings thanks to its bold lines and lightness but also forms a coherent whole with the neo-gothic buildings around.

The interior of the Philharmonic hides more than 12 000 square metres of space in four storeys, which include a symphonic hall, a chamber hall, rehearsal halls, music shop, cafe, spacious foyer, artists’ dressing rooms, storage rooms for instruments and offices.

The symphonic hall, also known as the Sun Hall, may accommodate nearly 1000 people. The magnificent acoustics of the Sun Hall originates from special geometry of the walls and ceiling, developed by the architects together with Dr. Higini Arau, a specialist in architectural acoustics from Barcelona. All parameters of the symphonic hall (strength, uniformity of sound, delay and lateral energy fractions) produce an effect comparable to the model of such undertakings – the concert hall Musikverein in Vienna.

In the chamber hall – designed for 192 people – the reverberation time is compliant with the project to the hundredth of a second. This is why this hall is known as the “acoustical gem”.

Every day the white facade of the Philharmonic may light up in hundreds of colours in various compositions. The grand opening of the new hall took place at the inauguration of the 2014/2015 artistic season.


VIDEOS AND PHOTOS
May 2020
02MAYsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
03MAYsn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineEduVirtuoso – symfoniczny talent show [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
03MAYsn, 19:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineFilharmonia gra Karłowicza [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera online
04MAYmn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
04 MAY, mn, 19:30 - BROADWAY EXCLUSIVE [PRZENIESIONY NA 22.02.2021 r.koncert zewnętrzny
05MAYtu, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
08MAYfr, 19:00
FILM-HARMONYFedorova I Borowicz [CANCELED]Symphonic concert
09MAYsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
09 MAY, sa, 19:00 - JUŻ SIĘ NIE WSTYDZĘ [PRZEŁOŻONE NA 02.11.2020]koncert zewnętrzny
10MAYsn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineEduVirtuoso – symfoniczny talent show [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
10 MAY, sn, 18:00 - STARE DOBRE MAŁŻEŃSTWO [PRZENIESIONY NA 06.02.2021]koncert zewnętrzny
10MAYsn, 19:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineJAZZPOSPOLITA [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera online
11MAYmn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
11MAYmn, 19:00
12MAYtu, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
12 MAY, tu, 19:00 - AMADOU & MARIAM AND BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA [ODWOŁANY]koncert zewnętrzny
15MAYfr, 19:00
FILM-HARMONYKismet | Broadway 1953 [CANCELED]Symphonic concert
16MAYsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
16 MAY, sa, 20:30 - SYMPHONICA [PRZENIESIONY NA 21.02.2021 r.]koncert zewnętrzny
17MAYsn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineEduVirtuoso – symfoniczny talent show [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
17MAYsn, 19:00
17MAYsn, 19:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineCzerwie | Metropolis [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera online
18MAYmn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
19MAYtu, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
20MAYwd, 19:00
21MAYth, 19:00
22MAYfr, 19:00
FILM-HARMONYConcerto italiano I NINO ROTA [CANCELED]Symphonic concert
23MAYsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
23 MAY, sa, 20:00 - EDYTA GEPPERT [PRZENIESIONY NA 12.10.2020 r.]koncert zewnętrzny
24MAYsn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineEduVirtuoso – symfoniczny talent show [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
24MAYsn, 12:00
24MAYsn, 19:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineKarłowicz Quartet | Szostakowicz | BacewiczChamber Concert
TODAY25 MAYmn, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
TOMORROW26 MAYtu, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
TOMORROW26 MAYtu, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineDoNuta Taktuje Online [Filharmonia Szczecin Online]premiera onlinefor children and youth
29MAYfr, 19:00
FILM-HARMONYJames Horner’s Tracks [CANCELED]Symphonic concert
30MAYsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
31MAYsn, 17:00
Koncerty rodzinne 2019/2020Who was Oz?Theatrical performancefor children aged 6+ with guardians
June 2020
01JUNmn, 10:00
Koncerty szkolne 2019/2020Droga do OzaTheatrical performancedla klas IV-VIII
01JUNmn, 12:00
Koncerty szkolne 2019/2020Droga do OzaTheatrical performancedla klas IV-VIII
02JUNtu, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje – W trasiekoncert wyjazdowyz udziałem muzyków Filharmonii
02JUNtu, 11:00
DoNuta taktuje – W trasiekoncert wyjazdowyz udziałem muzyków Filharmonii
02 JUN, tu, 20:00 - FORMIDABLE! AZNAVOUR [PRZENIESIONY NA 09.12.2020 r.]koncert zewnętrzny
03JUNwd, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje – W trasiekoncert wyjazdowyz udziałem muzyków Filharmonii
03JUNwd, 11:00
DoNuta taktuje – W trasiekoncert wyjazdowyz udziałem muzyków Filharmonii
05JUNfr, 13:00
05JUNfr, 14:00
05JUNfr, 15:00
05JUNfr, 19:00
GRANDIOSOQuint I Bergmann I CHAPLIN’S SMILESymphonic concert
06JUNsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
07JUNsn, 20:00
SOUNDLABLab 9: Derrick May and The Orchestraelectronic music concert
08 JUN, mn, 19:00 - MAŁGORZATA OSTROWSKA- THE BEST OF [CANCELED]koncert zewnętrzny
13JUNsa, 09:00
Raniutto - LegatoWorkshops dla dzieci do 2. roku życia
13JUNsa, 10:30
Raniutto - PortatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 2. do 4. roku życia
13JUNsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
13JUNsa, 12:00
Raniutto - Staccato [CANCELED]Workshops dla dzieci w wieku od 4. do 6. roku życia
14JUNsn, 19:00
19JUNfr, 13:00
19JUNfr, 14:00
19JUNfr, 15:00
19JUNfr, 19:00
GRANDIOSOSEASON FINALE CONCERT | Sea SymphonySymphonic concert
20JUNsa, 11:00
Filharmonia Szczecin OnlineRaniutto Onlinepremiera online
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