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Russia's world-renowned conductor Valery Gergiev announced that Diamond and Schmitt Architects of Toronto has been selected to design the new Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, which will add 2,000 seats to the growing Mariinsky complex. The existing Mariinsky Theatre, opened in 1860, has been home to premieres .... read more
Jack Diamond normally isn't a vodka man.

But he certainly was yesterday as he celebrated the Russian government's announcement that the Canadian architect had won an international competition to design one of the world's most sought-after commissions, the new Mariinsky Theatre in St. .... read more
Diamond and Schmitt Architects, the designers of the new concert hall adjacent to Place des Arts, have another major arts project to finish by 2011: the New Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.

Sleek and rectangular like the Montreal facility, the new theatre will be .... read more
The Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation has chosen three teams to lead the acoustics, theatrical and cost consulting for the renovation of Municipal Auditorium into the premiere arts venue for San Antonio. Akustiks, an acoustical consulting firm, was chosen to lead the acoustical design .... read more
The final pieces of the design team have clicked into place for the remaking of the iconic Municipal Auditorium into a modern-day performing arts center.

Fisher Dachs Associates of New York will lead the theater planning and design, Connecticut-based Akustiks will lead the .... read more
The ambition and scale of the $100-million project that will transform the Cantos Music Foundation into the National Music Centre at the King Eddy comes into sharp focus with the architects' visions of what Calgary's newest cultural centre could be like.

Call it .... read more
The long-delayed Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center site is making a comeback.

A new proposal would rescue the PAC from the tangle of infrastructure in the middle of the Trade Center site and plunk it down where the Deutsche Bank .... read more
Museums are increasingly becoming like theaters, their once-staid display cases giving way to extended narratives and elaborate special effects. But now, after nearly two years of renovations, a theater has become more fully a museum. It is being incorporated into an expanding multibuilding exhibition that .... read more
The Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation has chosen Fisher Dachs Associates to join the team of Marmon Mok,  LMN Architects and A'Kustiks to redesign the Municipal Auditorium in San Antonio. The new performing arts center will highlight the unique character of an historic .... read more
This is a big year for golden anniversaries. Lincoln Center is marking its first half-century with a year-long celebration and an ambitious rebuilding program, and the Guggenheim Museum is honoring its 50th with a huge show that pays homage to its famous architect, Frank Lloyd .... read more
Eastman Kodak Company has committed $10 million to help complete the founder's original vision for the Eastman Theatre, and that last transformation is about to begin.

Gene VanVoorhis snapped some final pictures before the Eastman closes for renovations.

He remembers coming to .... read more
The design of a proposed addition to the Wheeler Opera House continues to evolve, although some say the most recent changes don't go far enough.

Project architects recently altered the four story addition to the circa-1890s historic theater by pulling the fourth .... read more
Construction of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie is growing increasingly complicated and costly, leading the Parish Council to approve another $5.9 million in expenses.

It is the fifth change order since construction began more than two years ago and raises the total .... read more
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and FXFOWLE give a bravura performance with the expansion and renovation of New York's Alice Tully Hall.

Pietro Belluschi would probably roll over in his grave if he could see Alice Tully Hall today. But not necessarily with good cause. .... read more
The proposal for an estimated $30 million remodel and expansion of Aspen's Wheeler Opera House recently debuted before local government boards, which are reviewing the plans and will ultimately determine the building's size.

It's anticipated that Aspen residents will vote on the project in .... read more
For years, they were a small group with a big plan - to build an interdisciplinary arts center at Brown University that would blur the boundaries separating traditional art forms while fostering collaboration among actors, artists, writers and musicians.

Now, that vision is .... read more
Was this a concert hall I saw before me? The immediate response to the distribution on Thursday of images of a new music palace on the northeast corner of Place des Arts was, necessarily, a Shakespearean reflection on illusion and reality.

We have .... read more
The long-awaited Montreal Symphony Orchestra concert hall took on a new hue of reality Thursday as Premier Jean Charest and other dignitaries unveiled drawings of the sleek window-clad structure planned for the corner of St. Urbain St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd.

"Mission accomplished," .... read more
Montreal's new symphony concert hall will be a private-public partnership under a $266-million agreement signed Thursday.

Premier Jean Charest unveiled the design, created by architects Diamond + Schmitt, at a ceremony on the site in downtown Montreal.

Charest defended the decision to .... read more
The Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, Charleston's largest performance venue and an essential stage for local arts groups and Spoleto Festival USA, will undergo extensive renovations beginning as early as 2011 if enough money can be raised to pay the hefty price tag.

The project likely .... read more