$100M renovation to transform St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s home

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The property of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will be undergoing a $100 million renovation. The 65,000-foot expansion of Powell Corridor will change the theatre developed in 1925 into an obtainable new music centre for the full neighborhood.

A several specifics are getting produced about the multi-million dollar challenge in Grand Heart. The new 3,400-square-foot rehearsal space will double as an education and learning middle. The lobby will be upgraded to contain updated facilities like restrooms, concession parts, and a coat check out. The backstage area will contain new lounges, dressing rooms, practice spaces, and a lot more for artists.

“St. Louis is suffering from a renaissance of expenditure and innovation, and the SLSO is delighted to be a section of this trajectory, supporting St. Louis’ popularity as an incredible spot to live with 1 of our nation’s most proven and thriving cultural and arts scenes,” writes Steve Finerty, Chair of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Board of Trustees.

“The venture will improve every single factor of the audience and artist encounter and will improved assist our mission as performers and educators, enriching life by means of the electric power of tunes and fostering a feeling of belonging for everybody. We will preserve the heritage of Powell Corridor even though also developing a hub for neighborhood, innovation, and effective audio activities,” states St. Louis Symphony Orchestra President, and CEO Marie-Hélène Bernard.

The auditorium’s potential will be diminished from 2,683 to 2,150 seats. The modify will give much more legroom and much less cramped seating. The venue will also incorporate additional ADA-accessible seating, handrails, and a few elevators.