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Enhance your experience and delve deeper into the musical program before the concert with engaging and insightful commentary by our lecturer-in-residence, Brian Lauritzen.

A multi-award-winning arts journalist, Brian Lauritzen serves as weekday host on Classical KUSC, as well as producer and host of KUSC's weekly arts magazine Arts Alive and the choral music program Soul Music. 

*indicates guest lecturer in place of Brian Lauritzen.

Pre-concert lectures are free for ticketholders and begin one hour prior to each performance. 

Oct 11 City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Sheku Kanneh-Mason 7pm
Nov 3* Israel Philharmonic with Lahav Shani 7pm
Nov 6* Attacca Quartet 2pm
Nov 11* Daniil Trifonov, piano 7pm
Dec 2 Randall Goosby, violin 7pm
Dec 9* Seong-Jin Cho, piano 7pm
Jan 20 Leif Ove Andsnes, piano 7pm
Jan 24 Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Riccardo Muti 7pm
Mar 11 Curtis on Tour: L'Histoire du Soldat 7pm
Mar 23 Concerto Köln with Jeanine De Bique 7pm
Mar 25* Daniel Hope with Zurich Chamber Orchestra 7pm
Apr 2 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano 4pm
Apr 4 Yo-Yo Ma, cello and Kathryn Stott, piano 7pm
Apr 16 Midori Plays Bach 2pm
Apr 30 LA Phil with Elim Chan and Leila Josefowicz 2pm