Birth of Daegu Concert House
Daegu Concert House was born as the only general performance
hall in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do area at Taepyeongno 2-ga,
Jung-gu, Daegu on October 5, 1975.
Grand Performance Hall which is a multipurpose performance hall
with 1,618 seats, orchestra pit, revolving stage, small assembly hall
with 342 seats which is suitable for small conference or performance,
and exhibition hall with three exhibition room in small, medium and
large size make it as a representative complex cultural space in Daegu.
Professor Hudang Inho Kim, a representative architecture in Daegu,
designed eaves and colonnades of the Grand Performance Hall and
those became a local representative built-asset with cultural value.
Daegu Concert House in 2000’s
To introduce efficient and professional management technique,
Daegu Concert House Hallwas managed by Daegu Infrastructure
management Corporation since 2000 for 10 years, and 00
performances and 00 exhibitions were held successfully and it
became a representative cultural space in Daegu. However,
as the building deteriorated over the course of 35 years since
the completion of construction, it was renovated by signing the MOU
with Korea Asset Management Corporation (KAMCO) in 2009.
Rebirth as the Mecca of Performing Arts
Through the 2 years and 6 months of construction period from
April 2011 to August 2013, eaves and colonnades of Grand Perfo-
rmance Hall were renovated, and performance support hall was newly
built–it became a specialty concert hall with international level sound
equipment. 1,284 seats in Grand Hall (Grand Performance Hall),
248 seats of Chamber Hall (Small Performance Hall), parking lot for
287 cars (215 in underground parking lot, 72 in parking tower),
exhibition room, practice room, neighborhood living facility, etc.
were made. Especially, Grand Concert Hall (Grand Performance Hall)
was made in modified shoebox type which finds the optimal sound
and provides visual and auditory vividness by narrowing the distance
between audiences and performers–it became an international level
specialty concert hall with the best sound equipment.