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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.

Cost


Free to ticket holders

 

When


UBL starts 1 hour before the concert start time*

 

Where


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

 

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

Can't attend?


You can also dial in on your way to the Hall. Dial 1 605 475 4333 and enter access code 184648 to join.* 

* 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. 

2019/20 Upcoming Schedule

 

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DEC 12-15 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT TIME*

Thomas Neenan 

Concert: Tchaikovsky & Copland with MTT

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

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JAN 10-12 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME*

Christopher Russell

Concert: Mehta Conducts Wagner & More

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

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JAN 31-FEB 2 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME*

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Concert: All-Strauss

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

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FEB 13-16 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME

Kristi Brown-Montesano

Concert: The Weimar Republic: Germany 1918-1933 - Weill’s Violin Concerto with Salonen

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FEB 22-23 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME

Alan Chapman

Concert: Ives 2 & Dvořák 8 with Dudamel

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FEB 23 • TALK BEGINS 6:30 PM

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Concert: Wayne Marshall

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FEB 27 • TALK BEGINS 6:30PM

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Concert: Ives 3 & Dvořák 9 with Dudamel

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FEB 28-29 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME*

Russell Steinberg

Concert: Ives 4 & Dvořák 9 with Dudamel

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

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MAR 20 • TALK BEGINS 9:45AM IN THE MAIN AUDITORIUM

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Concert: Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: Haydn Concerto

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MAR 21 • TALK BEGINS 7PM

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Concert: Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: Schumann Concerto

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MAR 22 • TALK BEGINS 1PM

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Concert: Piatigorsky International Cello Festival: Adolphe Concerto

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APR 15 • TALK BEGINS 7PM

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Concert: Chineke! Orchestra

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APR 16-18 • TALK BEGINS 7PM

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Concert: Prokofiev & Shostakovich

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APR 24-26 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME*

Thomas Neenan & Guest

Concert: The Planets

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

 

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APR 30-MAY 3 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME

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Concert: Mälkki Conducts Sibelius

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MAY 21-24 • TALK BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE CONCERT START TIME*

Kristi Brown-Montesano

Concert: Dudamel Conducts Norman & Prokofiev

*Friday's matinee starts at 9:45AM in the main auditorium

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MAY 24 • TALK BEGINS 6:30PM

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Concert: Monica Czausz

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