Dům Kultury (Ostrava)

Dům Kultury is the home of the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra. Located in the centre of Ostrava, it is used for concerts, rehearsals and recordings and houses two studios that are regularly used for orchestral recordings.

Ostrava is one of the Czech Republic’s largest cities and the centre of many of the regions arts and music activities.  It is easily accessible by train from Prague or directly by plane to nearby Leoš Janáček Airport.

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  • 2x DPA 4006

  • 2x DPA 4011

  • 2x Schoeps MK2S

  • 4x Schoeps MK21

  • 4x (or more) Schoeps MK4

  • 4x (or more) Neumann KM184

  • 2x Neumann U87

  • 2x Neumann TLM170R

  • 4x AKG C414

  • 4x AKG C451

  • 2x Royer-Labs R121

Microphone Preamps

  • RME Micstasy (up to 40 channels) with MADI (used with Pro Tools)

  • Yamaha DM2000 + RME Octamic (used with Pyramix)

Recording Systems

  • Pro Tools 12 with RME MADIFace (up to 32 channels, without time-code sync)

  • Pro Tools HD 10 with Avid HD MADI and Sync I/O HD (up to 64 channels, with time-code sync for video)

  • Pyramix (up to 32 channels)


  • RME M-32 D/A, Sonifex Red Box Headphone distribution amp

  • Headphones: Sennheiser HD 600, Beyerdynamic DT770

  • Speakers (if necessary): Genelec, Bowers&Wilkins 805 or Dynaudio AIR6

  • Ostrava’s Leoš Janáček Airport is served by several airlines including RyanAir, and Czech Airlines.

  • Regular trains run throughout the day to and from Prague.  We recommend the train company Leo Express for this journey.

  • Full address:
    Janáčkova filharmonie
    Dům Kultury
    28. října 2556/124,
    709 24 Ostrava,
    Czech Republic