Latest news

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

Febraury 2021 onwards

Start of roof work

Early 2021 onwards

Start of interior finishing work on the concert hall

Autumn 2022

Opening of the Casals Forum and the study centre

The story so far

27 August 2020

"A Vulnerable Human Being"

The square in front of Casals Forum will be called "Beethoven-Platz". This choice of christening is a reminder of a remarkable connection between Beethoven and Pablo Casals. (article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on 27.08.2020). Read article

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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