“Walt Disney Concert Hall is a miracle of bold design that fuses art and function,” said Deborah Borda, president and chief executive officer, Los Angeles Philharmonic. “Its cutting-edge beauty symbolizes the Philharmonic’s concept of music as an art of our time and all time. Because our mission is to bring music in all its rich variety to the widest spectrum of listeners, we offer diverse genres to diverse audiences. But in whatever we do, one thing must remain constant. Whether music is traditional or new, whether or not a performance relies on amplification, the experience for artists and listeners must be of the highest quality. Meyer Sound’s LEOPARD enables us to realize this ideal more completely than ever.”
The system was specified for the hall by Fred Vogler, principal of Sonitus Consulting.
To John Meyer, president and CEO of Meyer Sound, music is a lifelong love that drives his quest for perfect sound. His goal is to capture the essence of the music—so that audiences focus on the artistry, and not the technology that delivers the sound.
“When we hear all the incredible musicians playing through our systems and see the audience completely enthralled by the performances, we feel the satisfaction of knowing we’ve done something good for the music and for everyone involved,” said Meyer.
The new Meyer Sound configuration includes twin arrays of 14 LEOPARD line array loudspeakers and three 900-LFC low-frequency control elements each, aimed for optimum reach throughout the hall. A Galileo Callisto loudspeaker management system handles system drive and alignment.