Frank Gehry at 90: Birthday concert at the Pierre Boulez Saal to celebrate the architect’s legacy

As architect Frank Gehry turns 90, we speak to the director of Berlin's Pierre Boulez Saal, which Gehry designed, about an international legacy.

Photo © Volker Kreidler

 

 

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A. are among American architect Frank Gehry’s most famous buildings.

In Berlin, Gehry realized a project dear to him – the Pierre Boulez Saal which is the heart of the Barenboim-Said Akademie. Gehry is in Berlin today to celebrate his 90th birthday at the venue. We spoke with the director of the Pierre Boulez Saal, Ole Bækhøj about the unique architecture and the man behind it.

 

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