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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 14 Pablo Sáinz-Villegas & Isabel Leonard 7pm
Oct 27 Alexander Malofeev, piano 7pm
Nov 10 Festival Strings Lucerne with Midori 7pm
Dec 5 Seong-Jin Cho, piano 7pm
Dec 9 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 7pm
Jan 18 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Anne Akiko Meyers 7pm
Jan 19 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Isata Kanneh-Mason 7pm
Jan 24 An Evening with Itzhak Perlman 7pm
Mar 7 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with Nathalie Stutzmann & Haochen Zhang 7pm
Mar 20 San Francisco Symphony with Esa-Pekka Salonen & Lisa Batiashvili 7pm
Apr 3 Joshua Bell & Academy of St Martin in the Fields 7pm
May 2 Víkingur Ólafsson, piano 7pm
May 5 Joshua Bell & Larisa Martinez 2pm
May 24 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra with Gabriela Montero 7pm