Bechstein Hall, Londen
The long-established German piano manufacturer Carl Bechstein will return to Wigmore Street, London in 2024. The company opened its first Bechstein Hall at 36 Wigmore Street in 1901. The conversion of 18-22 Wigmore Street includes the new 100-seat Bechstein Hall, a two-storey showroom, a selection room for rental pianos, individual practice rooms and apartments for visiting musicians. Kahle Acoustics is providing acoustical design services for the Bechstein Hall.
Transformatie Bechstein Hall www.bechstein.com
Locatie London, United Kingdom.
Bouwkosten £30 million (approximately 25 million €).
Periode Design: 2020-2021. Construction 2022-2024. Opening: 2024.
Opdrachtgever Carl Bechstein London Limited.
Architect(en) Purcell Architecture Ltd, London, United Kingdom www.purcelluk.com
Interieurarchitect(en) Door Nineteen, London, United Kingdom www.doornineteen.com
Theateradviseur(s) Stage Right Theatre Consultants, United Kingdom www.srtcltd.co.uk
Bouwondernemer(s) Myco Ltd, United, London, United Kingdom mycoltd.co.uk
Capaciteit 100-seat recital hall and recording/live-stream control room.
Gebruik The Bechstein Hall will host solo piano and chamber music concerts and will also be used as a venue for recording sessions. An acoustically treated control room is provided for recording sessions and live-streaming events.
Werkzaamheden Acoustic consulting and design, specification, construction supervision and commissioning services for the Bechstein Hall and control room. Building acoustics and room acoustics consultancy for the remaining areas by Sound Solutions Ltd, United Kingdom.
Adviseur(s) Evan Green, Kahle Acoustics.