Stockholm in Stockholm County, Södermanland Province, Sweden — Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
Konserthuset / The Concert Hall
Uppfördes 1924-26 efter ritningar av Ivar Tengbom och räknas som en höjdpunkt i den svenska 20-talsklassicismen. Flera av 1920-talets främsta konstnärer, bland dem Isaac Grünewald, har bidragit till interiörens utformning. Vid trappan mot Hötorget restes Carl Milles' Orfeusgrupp 1936.
I Konserthuset sker den årliga utdelningen av Nobelprisen.
Built 1924-1926. Architect, Ivar Tengbom. The interior contains the work of prominent artists of the period, such as Isaac Grünewald. Carl Milles' "Orfeus" was erected by the steps in 1936. The Nobel Prize presentation ceremony is held here.
Erected by Samfundet S:t Erik.
Location. 59° 20.123′ N, 18° 3.802′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker is at the intersection of Kungsgatan and Sveavägen, on the right when traveling east on Kungsgatan. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kungsgatan 38, Stockholm, Södermanland Province 103 87, Sweden. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Centrumhuset / Center Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Varuhuset PUB / PUB Department Store (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Kungstornen / The Kungsgatan Towers (about 150 meters away); Warodellska Huset / The Warodell House (about 180 meters away); August Blanche (about 180 meters away); Kungsgatan ("King's Street") (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A Park and Gardens (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Första Cirkusföreställningen i Sverige / The First Circus in Sweden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
Also see . . . A temple in honour of music (konserthuset.se). Konserthuset Stockholm is one of Sweden’s foremost architectural masterpieces. Opened in 1926, it was conceived by the architect Ivar Tengbom during a productive period in the history of Stockholm. Konserthuset Stockholm was built in order to provide a base for the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and host the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, among other events. (Submitted on August 11, 2017.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment •
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