Big Concert Hall
Open and closing ceremonies of the competition take place in the Big Concert Hall of the philharmonic. The venue is unique for the Urals, Siberia and the Far East territories; it is equipped with the first-class sound equipment and acoustic shell, which allows classical and pop concerts to be held. Famous orchestras conducted by Mikhail Pletnev, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Pavel Kogan performed here. Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, pianist Denis Matsuev, violinist Maxim Vengerov and other star performers and groups appeared on stage of the Big Concert Hall.
Seating capacity — 1412 seats
Small Concert Hall
The 3rd and the 4th competition rounds take place in the Small Concert Hall of the philharmonic. Acoustics features are optimal for academic and chamber music performance. Design peculiarity and interior decoration emphasize the beauty of natural sound, amplify the energy of sound and create the maximum acoustic comfort for performers and audience.
Seating capacity — 494 seats
Big Academic Concert Hall
The first and second rounds of the competition are held in the Big Academic Concert Hall. The modern light and sound equipment of the hall allow concerts, performances and competitive auditions to be held, as well as accomplish multichannel recording with subsequent professional mastering. The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra performs on stage of the Big Academic Concert Hall.
Seating capacity — 434 seats
Small Academic Concert Hall
Masterclasses by the Jury members are held in the Small Academic Concert Hall as a part of the competition schedule. The presence of the sufficiently spacious stage, the chamberness of the site and the convenient location with the low-level amphitheater allow you to see and hear the performer from anywhere in the hall perfectly.
Seating capacity — 165 seats