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Robert Gupta, First Violin for LA Philharmonic brings classical music to skid row




From left to right, Robert Gupta, Jin-Shan Dai, Jonathan Karoly, and Ben Ullery finish playing classical music on Skid Row.
From left to right, Robert Gupta, Jin-Shan Dai, Jonathan Karoly, and Ben Ullery finish playing classical music on Skid Row.
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When Robert Gupta isn’t busy being first violin for the Los Angeles philharmonic, you might find him on skid row. He directs Street Symphony--a nonprofit group of professional musicians who bring music live classical music to those in need. KPCC’s Ashley Myers-Turner met with Gupta this past Wednesday for a performance at the Skid Row Mental Health Center, Downtown. You can read more about the program in her KPCC news story.