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Modeling Sound, Sculpting Harmony

Oct 5-29, 2023

Two exhibitions to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall


BP Hall exhibit is free and open to ticketholders during Walt Disney Concert Hall tour hours. Check the latest tour hours by visiting the Music Center website.

About this Performance

To commemorate Walt Disney Concert Hall’s twentieth anniversary, Getty, in collaboration with the LA Phil Insight initiative and Frank Gehry, present two exhibitions, Modeling Sound and Sculpting Harmony. Drawn from the extensive Frank O. Gehry Papers at Getty, the exhibitions celebrate the realization of this important Los Angeles landmark.

Modeling Sound In-person Exhibit

Modeling Sound showcases six architectural models of the concert hall at various stages of its design to highlight the critical role of modeling in Gehry’s architectural practice. The Modeling Sound in-person exhibit will be on view from October 5-29, 2023 in BP Hall, inside Walt Disney Concert Hall. The installation is free and open to ticketholders and during Walt Disney Concert Hall tour hours. Tour hours can be confirmed by visiting the Music Center website.

Sculpting Harmony Digital Exhibition

Sculpting Harmony, a digital exhibition available at beginning October 5, features more than 150 models, sketches, and archival photographs documenting the concert hall’s development. New research, interviews, and innovative 3D media capture reveal the multidisciplinary process behind the building’s design.

LA Phil Insight is generously supported by Linda and David Shaheen.

Outside Venue

BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall

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