Latest news

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


September 2020 onwards

Plumbing work


Mid-September 2020 onwards

Work on the natural stone façade of the study centre


Since October 2020

Work on the external thermal insulation composite system


October 2020

Completion of carpentry and steelwork on the roof of the study centre


Late November 2020 onwards

Roofing works on the study centre roof


Early December 2020 onwards

Carpentry and steelwork on the roof of the concert hall


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

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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