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Los Angeles Music Center

Los Angeles, U.S.A., Los Angeles Music Center, Disney Music Center and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

The Los Angeles Music Center (or Music Center of Los Angeles) is a group of buildings on top of Bunker Hill in Los Angeles and home to renowned musical ensembles as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Master Chorale and the Los Angeles Music Center Opera.

The buildings are part of the cultural ensemble are the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (3,197 seats), the Ahmanson Theatre (1600 to 2007 seats, depending on the format) and the Mark Taper Forum (745 seats). By the outside world with the Music Center but one building in particular referred to: the Walt Disney Concert Hall (2265) of the US-Canadian architect Frank Gehry. With this last addition (completed 2003), the Music Center has become one of the largest cultural centers of the United States.

In the United States, Los Angeles is known as the city with no downtown, the building is without a master plan spread over vast areas of the land. When a journalist asked in 2003 to Frank Gehry or the Walt Disney Concert Hall would launch the development of a real center, the architect replied scornfully: "Not in my lifetime!". It looks like the old master (born February 28, 1929) now come back. In 2006 he was chosen for the local developers around his heart to realize a concert hall, completed with a hotel, living spaces, retail, restaurants and public places.