Breaking Ground

A new concert hall complex of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic, home of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, will be completed in 2023 with a design by the London office of the late renowned architect Zaha Hadid.

Yekaterinburg’s rich cultural scene has long been evident in the diverse activities of the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic and will soon become even more apparent with the construction of a new building.

© Irmeli Jung

In 2019, Wergo released a portrait CD including Anssi Karttunen’s recordings of Hans Werner Henze’s English Love Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver Knussen.