Learn from the experts — musical specialists introduce you to the concert program, helping you to deeply understand and enjoy the music. Lectures are generally available for orchestral performances and begin one hour prior to the concert. Lectures are free for concert ticket holders.

All lectures begin one hour prior to the performance. Please contact our Patron Services Department at (949) 553-2422 for the most up-to-date information on lectures.

Oct 04 Olga Kern in recital Beth Sussman
Oct 13 Yuja Wang in recital Dr. Randy Polevoi
Nov 11 Sir James Galway & Irish Chamber Orchestra Rich Capparela
Nov 22 Boston Pops Orchestra No pre-concert lecturer scheduled
Nov 24 Britten's War Requiem Dr. William Hall
Nov 26 Camera Lucida No pre-concert lecturer scheduled
Jan 22 Pinchas Zukerman & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Dr. Burton Karson
Jan 27 Handel's Theodora No pre-concert lecturer scheduled
Feb 23 Mandelring Quartet Dean Corey
Mar 03 Vienna Philharmonic Dr. Burton Karson
Mar 12 Haifa Symphony Orchestra of Israel Dr. Grace Fong
Mar 21 Scharoun Ensemble Berlin No pre-concert lecturer scheduled
Apr 09 Myriad Trio No pre-concert lecturer scheduled
Apr 26 Los Angeles Philharmonic with Gil Shaham Christopher Russell
May 15 Beethoven: The Late Great -- The Finale Dean Corey and John Koshak