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Square of PNRSO new venue named after Wojciech Kilar

September 26, 2014 Katowice the City 0

The City Council of Katowice has decided that the square situated in the junction of Roździeńskiego Av. and Olimpijska St. will be named after Wojciech Kilar. The square was officially opened on Friday.

It was built as the integral part of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new venue and is located in front of the building’s main entrance. Wojciech Kilar, an esteemed Polish composer and pianist, died on …

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American architecture critic visited PNRSO new seat

February 20, 2014 Katowice the City 0

On Thursday, Henry Urbach, an American curator and architecture critic, visited the construction site of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra’s new building. Tomasz Konior, head architect of the venue, invited Henry Urbach to learn more about the project and to suggest artists who will prepare an art work to be designed specially for the building.

„This is a very important occasion as the Polish contemporary

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Footbridge grows over Olimpijska St.

October 25, 2013 Katowice the City 0

Strabas is building a footbridge that will link the new seat of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and the International Convention Center. The development now is finally taking its shape after a few months of slowdown.

Strabag and the City Hall of Katowice signed a contract for the construction of the footbridge in December last year. The City will pay the company gross PLN 10,8 million for the execution of construction work.