A contest to choose the monument design is to be announced in October.
The government of St. Petersburg intend to put up a monument to the famous Russian composed Pyotr Tchaikovsky opposite the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre. The location has been agreed upon with the Mariinsky director Valery Gergiev.
A contest to choose the monument design will be announced in October. It will be held in two stages, the first one is to start in October 2019 and the second stage in March 2020.
The St. Petersburg Committee for city planning and architecture intends to request 6 million rubles ($90.3 thousand) for the contest.