Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre – Tchaikovsky Theatre Russia

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Opera and Ballet Theatre – design by David Chipperfield Architects

16 March 2010

Tchaikovsky Theatre Perm

David Chipperfield Architects wins Russian theatre competition

David Chipperfield Architects has won the competition for the new auditorium and the reconstruction of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre in Perm, Russia. Known as the Tchaikovsky Theatre, it is the third most important opera house in Russia and is situated in the Komsomolsky Park.

Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre
image : David Chipperfield Architects

The project will create a new 1,100 seat theatre, rehearsal spaces, and a foyer with restaurant and shop. The refurbishment of the old theatre (1878), which was extended in 1959, is also included.

The project is commissioned by the Perm Region and completion is scheduled for 2014.

Other practices involved in the competition were Avery Associates Architects (UK), Henning Larsen Architects (Denmark), Neutelings Riedijk Architects (Holland), PLP Architecture (UK) and Sergey Skuratov Architects (Russia).

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