Latest news

Here is where you can find regular updates on all past and forthcoming construction progress.

Upcoming works

March to July 2020

During this period, work will begin on the façades (external windows, natural stone façades and sealing work)

Painting and insulation work in the underground car park/plant room

July to October 2020


Steelwork and timberwork for the roof (followed by metal shingle roofing in late 2020)

From late 2020 onwards

Start of building services engineering works

Electrical, heating, air-conditioning and plumbing installations (first fix)

From beginning of 2021

Start of interior finishing work on the concert hall

The story so far

3 October 2019

Construction Site Open Day

The shell of the Casals Forum was complete, providing an opportunity to celebrate with fellow citizens. More

29 September 2019

Topping-out ceremony

Sponsors, donors and project partners, as well as representatives of the Federal Government and State of Hesse, celebrated completion of the Casals Forum shell with a topping out ceremony for the new chamber music hall. More

23 September 2019

“Belief in Beethoven”

Not a place where music passes through, but where it is created: Casals Forum topping out ceremony celebrated as part of  “Searching for Ludwig” Festival (article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on 23.09.2019). Read articel

1 October 2017

Groundbreaking ceremony

Construction of the Casals Forum began with a first symbolic cut of the spade on the site next to Kronberg’s station. More

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