The Astrada hosts one of the most renowned jazz festivals in France, Jazz in Marciac, which attracts several hundreds of thousands visitors a year.
offering a bird's eye view of the stage.
Location Marciac, France.
Project Cost 4 million €.
Time Frame Winning competition entry in 2007. Design 2008-2009. Construction 2009-2011. Opening May 2011.
Owner Syndicat mixte d'Études et d'Aménagement du Grand Site de Marciac (City and Region of Marciac, Département du Gers).
Architect(s) Atelier d'architecture King Kong, Bordeaux.
Theatre Planner(s) Michel Cova, dUCKS Scéno, France.
Seat Count 500-seat concert hall, mainly for “Jazz in Marciac”. Total area 1 500 m².
Uses Jazz concerts, both amplified and unplugged, other amplified events, theatre plays and classical music concerts.
Services Participation in concept and basic design, comprehensive acoustic consulting services.
Team Yann Jurkiewicz, Project Manager, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.