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One of the Century's Most Powerful Works of Art Returns to Ohio, Feb 27 & Mar 1

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Dead Man Walking
8:00 pm Friday, February 27 | 3:00 pm Sunday, March 1

For Mature Audiences

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Music by JAKE HEGGIE | Libretto by TERRENCE McNALLY
From the book by SISTER HELEN PREJEAN

CATHERINE MARTIN mezzo-soprano | ZACHARY GORDIN baritone | MARGARET GAWRYSIAK mezzo-soprano | MINNITA DANIEL-COX soprano | THOMAS HAMMONS bass-baritone | STEVEN SANDERS tenor | JOSHUA WHEEKER tenor | RYU-KYUNG KIM mezzo-soprano | ANDREA CHENOWETH soprano | JEFF BYRNES baritone | ERRIK HOOD baritone | AMANDA FINK mezzo-soprano | SARA SCHABAS soprano

JEROME SHANNON conductor | GARY BRIGGLE stage director
THOMAS BANKSTON artistic director

Before it was an opera, it was a highly lauded, award-winning movie starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Before Dead Man Walking was a movie, it was a groundbreaking, bestselling book by Sister Helen Prejean, member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph. But before that, it was a stormy spiritual journey involving a Catholic nun, a murderer on death row, the victims of his unthinkable actions, and society at large. For Sister Helen and many others, it is a journey that continues today.

With stunning music by Jake Heggie and a penetrating libretto by Terrence McNally, Dead Man Walking taps into one of the core issues of our day and the whirlwind of emotions that surround it. The opera premiered in San Francisco in 2001 with its next performance in Cincinnati. Now ten years later,
after performances on five continents, it returns to Ohio.

Whether you've thought about the death penalty or not, this opera is sure to open a path to your heart. Don’t miss this powerful experience.

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Celebrate the Musical Legacy of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

SCHUSTER CENTER
Symphonic Springsteen
8:00 pm Saturday, March 7

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Single tickets:  $29 | $40 | $55 | $66 | $81

MATT RYAN vocals, guitar
BRUCE IN THE USA rock ensemble
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
PATRICK REYNOLDS conductor

Bruce Springsteen is all about a straightforward musical style; a concern with the average, blue-collar working man; and a firm belief that rock’s purpose exceeds mere entertainment and incorporates a social, communal purpose. Listen to his music, and you’ll hear commercial rock, but often with a folk-oriented edge that taps the inner life of what it means to be an American.

And now, the rock ensemble Bruce In The USA, called by Legends, Las Vegas “...the most powerful and intense Springsteen tribute on the planet..." comes to the Schuster Center. Much more than just a tribute, Bruce In The USA is a high-energy and note-perfect recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band show. But with a twist: the rock ensemble is backed by the full Dayton Philharmonic. Matt Ryan began playing Springsteen in 2000 in the Legends full-scale Vegas show. From Matt’s great success there, his character blossomed into the Bruce In The USA show
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Matt's band consists of seasoned world-class professional musicians from such acts/bands as Queen, Meatloaf, Blue Öyster Cult, Hall and Oates, Joe Cocker, The O'Jays, Aretha Franklin, David Cassidy, The Temptations... and many more. This powerhouse band has taken this genre of performance art to a whole new level, making it the world's number-one tribute to the E Street Band's musical legacy.

Don't miss it.

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Voice Plus Chamber Players Combine to Make an Enchanting Sunday Afternoon

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE
RENAISSANCE THEATRE
Sound and Song
3:00 pm Sunday, March 8

General Admission Seating
Take Note pre-performance talk at 2:30: Larry Coressel

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Single tickets: Adult – $22 | Sr/Ed/Mil – $20 | Student/Child – $14

SCHUBERT Shepherd on the Rock
CHAUSSON Chanson Perpetuelle
BRITTEN Canticle III
BEETHOVEN Scottish Songs
BRAHMS Liebeslieder Waltzes

Vocalists: Dayton Opera Artists-in-Residence
SARA SCHABAS soprano | AMANDA FINK mezzo-soprano | JOSHUA WHEEKER tenor | JEFF BYRNES baritone

Instrumentalists: Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
AARON BRANT horn | SHERIDAN CURRIE viola | KIRSTIN GREENLAW violin | JESSICA HUNG violin | JOHN KUROKAWA clarinet | JOSHUA NEMITH piano | ANDRA PADRICHELLI cello | JEFFREY POWELL piano


We welcome young artists from the Dayton Opera’s Artists-in-Residence program to the Dayton Art Institute Renaissance Theatre stage for an exploration of the rich literature for chamber ensemble with voice.

Musicians from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra will join the Artists-in-Residence plus the Dayton Opera's own Jeffrey Powell for a varied program exploring the sound worlds of five different composers to focus on how each utilizes the miracle of the greatest instrument; the human voice
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Your gift today through Power2Give supports this new arts summer camp for students!


In June 2015, the DPAA will launch its first ever summer arts camp for students ages 8-10! Beginning experiences in ballet, opera and philharmonic (BEBOP) provides children early exposure to ballet, opera and the philharmonic orchestra during a week-long day camp designed to encourage creativity, motivate curiosity and inspire a life-long love of the arts.

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