NOSPR Concert Hall in Poland Installs Lighting Fixtures from LDR

by Naomi Crews

View of the new NOSPR Music HallThe Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra ( NOSPR) in Katowice, Poland installed fixtures from Italy-based LDR. The same products are supplied and distributed in the U.S. by Atlanta-based Canto USA.


The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra ( NOSPR) fulfils the role of an ambassador of Polish culture on the international artistic scene.

The NOSPR Concert Hall is located in Katowice in southern Poland and the new Concert Hall it's been built with the target to point this post-mining city towards the culture by creating a cultural center capable to stimulate the entire region.

The new NOSPR Concert hall is Co-financed by the EU under the EU regional development founds and is built on 25.450 m2 area for a volume of 199 841 m3 in buildings including a large concert hall for 1 800 seats, chamber music hall with 300 seats, rehearsal , recording studio and a administrative room, technical with dedicated historical musical archives.

The project also included the development of the area around the building, including an amphitheater, communication services, restaurant , parks and related infrastructure.

The Main concert hall is designed for all types of symphonic music and can accommodate 120 musicians, including choir and the organ.

The lighting design in the main concert hall, chamber music hall and rehearsal is all based on Tungsten Halogen LDR professional theatrical products 1 and 2Kw Fresnel ( Nota and Tono) and 1.2 and 2 Kw Double optical zoom profile spotlights ( Nota 8/22 and Tono 8/22).

Fabiano Besio comments, “ the LDR products were chosen amongst other industry competitors for the high performances, noiseless during operation and for the eye catching Italian design which allowed architects to position the product nearby the audience “

The entire LDR product line is imported in the USA from CANTOUSA , Atlanta based company which supplies and manufactures professional AVL solutions for the entertainment industry.

“ The double optical zoom profile spot differentiate from conventional Axial profile for its unique capability to project an homogeneous lighting beam and to fully resolve at any given beam angle A and B size gobos.” Says CANTOUSA spokesman. “ we are happy to provide to all the American based Customers some new lighting tools that will enhance their lighting creativity ”.

For more information: www.LDR.IT