SCHUSTER CENTER DIRECTIONS Performed 8:00 pm Friday, December 6, 2013
Performed 8:00 pm Saturday, December 7, 2013
PATRICK REYNOLDS conductor (first half)
PETER HUME conductor (second half)
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
MELISSA MANCHESTER vocals WEBSITE
Since the 1970s, singer-songwriter and actress Melissa Manchester has been performing and recording adult contemporary music and delighting fans everywhere with performances of her hits and other songs, including "Midnight Blue," "Through the Eyes of Love," "Whenever I Call You Friend," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Don't Cry Out Loud," "Son of a Preacher Man," "Be My Baby," "Come In from the Rain," and "The Power of Ribbons."
Melissa brings her tremendous talent to the Schuster Center to help us all get into a holiday mood with some of the most beautiful, poignant, and spirit-lifting Christmas and seasonal music ever composed. Sit back, relax, and listen, while Melissa regales you with such seasonal favorites as "My Christmas Song for You," "Please Come Home for Christmas," "There's Still My Joy," and "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm."
Assistant Conductor Patrick Reynolds and the DPO provide more holiday fun, including "In the Manger," "We Three Kings," "A Christmas Fanfare," and "Caribbean Sleigh Ride."