Update: The Brentwood home of Esa-Pekka Salonen, former music director of the L.A. Philharmonic, has sold for its latest asking price of $2,895,000.
The contemporary home came on the market more than two years ago at $4.1 million.
Designed by architect Ted Tanaka, the six-bedroom, 51/2 -bathroom house has 4,695 square feet of living space with curved walls, exposed trusses and clerestory windows. An open staircase with a semicircular glass wall at the landing bumps out of the side of the structure.
Salonen, 53, is the principal conductor and artistic advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London.
The conductor-composer bought the property in 2002 for $1,516,000, according to public records.
David Offer of Prudential California, Brentwood, was the listing agent. Jane Siegal of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills North, represented the buyer.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times