About the Helsinki Music Centre history, halls and other spaces, and vision and mission (slide show).
Main Users and Number of Staff
The main users of the Helsinki Music Centre are the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the Sibelius Academy.
HPO: 102 permanent musicians, Chief Conductor John Storgårds, 10 other staff members
FRSO: 99 permanent musicians, Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo, 11 other staff members
SibA: About 1,500 students, 400 teachers and other staff
Owners and organisation
The property company that owns the Helsinki Music Centre is jointly owned by the State of Finland/Senate Properties (48%), the City of Helsinki (26%), and the Finnish Broadcasting Company (26%).
The estimate of expenses during the construction is 160 MEUR + 20 MEUR for movables and equipment.
Companies involved in construction
The owner of the construction project is Senate Properties; construction consulting is provided by ISS Proko Oy; and the main constructor is SRV.
Architecture and interior design: LPR-Arkkitehdit Oy