According to him, in April 2019 fire almost not damaged musical instrument, firefighters managed to not fill it with water, but after the incident he was covered with lead dust. Moreover, his condition has affected the weather – the summer heat 2019. Now the largest organ in France, the voice of Notre Dame de Paris from 1733, needs cleaning and restoration.
Analysis of 8 thousand pipes will begin August 3 and will end only at the end of the year. All dismantled elements will be stored in four waterproof containers. It is expected that restoration work will take three years. However, who would be entrusted with this honour, is still unknown, the French authorities intend to announce a tender for the cleaning, restoration and reassembly of the tool.
As noted in the government Department responsible for restoration work in the Cathedral, their goal is to return the tool to a working condition in which it was before the fire. The French authorities intend to make it so that he sounded during the service, which will be held in April 2024, five years after a devastating fire.
we will Remind, the fire in the Notre-Dame Cathedral – one of the symbols of the French capital, occurred on 15 April 2019. As a result of incident the building was severely damaged, partially collapsed roof, including the famous spire.
the Process of restoring the Cathedral there is a long delay. This initially prevented the threat of lead pollution, then bad weather (especially strong winds), various protests and strikes and, of course, the pandemic coronavirus. In early March, all construction work was suspended, work resumed only in may. In early June, workers began to dismantle the scaffolding, erected to repair the spire of Notre Dame Cathedral and deformed during a fire. This process will be finished by September.
by the Way, only recently in the debate over how it will look in the Notre Dame after the restoration, was the point. As noted at the Elysee Palace, it should be to restore “as close as possible to its former appearance”. This decision Emmanuel macron accepted, having examined the report of the National Commission for heritage and architecture, with which he was acquainted the chief architect of Notre Dame.
In the first days after the fire, the French leader promised to give the spire and rooftop views in the “modern spirit”, but ordinary citizens were against changes to the appearance of the temple, and their opinion decided to listen.