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Get a guided tour of the evening’s music before your concert at Upbeat Live!

Key thinkers and guest musicians – including members of the LA Phil – share their expertise and offer historical and cultural context for your program’s pieces, giving you a deeper understanding of the music. This free event is held in BP Hall, accessible after your ticket is scanned.


Free to ticket holders



UBL starts 1 hour before the concert start time*



Talks take place in BP Hall at Walt Disney Concert Hall*


*Please note for Friday matinees: UBL talks take place at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

Upbeat Live is available for the following concert series:


Can't attend?
Dial 1-605-475-4333 
and enter access code 184648 to listen on your way to the Hall.* 

*Dial in not available for Friday matinees. This number is not toll free, so the cost will depend on rates charged by your long distance carrier (Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, etc.) to area code 605, South Dakota. There are no additional fees. We do not require the use of any specific carrier, nor do we know what rates patrons pay on their calling plans. 

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2019/20 Schedule to be announced!

Listen to Past 2018/19 Talks