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The doors to the Disney Concert Hall will open with three gala performances — Sonic L.A., Living L.A. and Soundstage L.A. — Oct. 23, 24 and 25.

Night one includes Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” jazz singer Dianne Reeves and the L.A. Master Chorale; second concert features the world premiere of John Adams’ “The Dharma at Big Sur” and Yo-Yo Ma performing Lutoslawski’s cello concerto with the orchestra; and the third gala is all film music with Tom Hanks as emcee and includes a new John Williams work, “Soundings.” Steven Spielberg will also take the stage.

The first season will only be a month old before the marketing department will be shipping materials for the 2004-’05 to the printer. (Brochures will be in the mail in February.)

Exec director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Deborah Borda says the hall’s second season is pretty much in place and performers for the major works in the 2005-’06 season are already booked.

Borda is at work on her second five-year plan even though she’s only three years into the first one.

— Phil Gallo