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Sophisticated Ladies

January 2018

SCHUSTER CENTER DIRECTIONS

   8:00 pm Friday, January 26, 2018 
   8:00 pm Saturday, January 27, 2018  

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P $79  |  A $62  |  B $54  |  C $39  |  D $29  

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STEVEN REINEKE guest conductor WEBSITE

DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

The new year continues to ring in with a tribute to some of the groundbreaking, sophisticated women of song. It’s an evening filled with soul in the voices of the women who gave voice to jazz classics and new voice to many standards.

Guest singers Capathia Jenkins, Montego Glover, and N’Kenge, take the Mead Theatre Stage of the glorious Schuster Center to perform classic songs from the tradition of the some of the most famous Harlem Renaissance singers . . . women such as Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, and Billie Holiday. These incredibly talented guest vocalists will dazzle Dayton with this outstanding line-up:

"Take the ‘A’ Train" (William Thomas Strayhorn)
"Strike Up the Band" (George & Ira Gershwin)                
"Clap Yo’ Hands" (George & Ira Gershwin)    
"Zaz Zuh Zaz" (Cabel “Cab” Calloway III)
"Stormy Weather" (Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler)       
"You Go to My Head" (J. Fred Coots/Haven Gillespie)           
"I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, Baby" (Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields)               
"The Lady Is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers)           
"Love Is Here to Stay" (George & Ira Gershwin)
"They Can’t Take That Away from Me" (George & Ira Gershwin)
"Come Rain or Come Shine" (Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer)       
       
INTERMISSION

"One O’Clock Jump" (William James “Count” Basie)                
"Fascinatin’ Rhythm" (George & Ira Gershwin)
"Something’s Gotta Give" (Johnny Mercer)                    
"The Best Is Yet to Come" (Cy Coleman/Carolyn Leigh)   
"Mack the Knife" (Kurt Weill)   
"One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)" (Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer)           
"God Bless the Child" (Billie Holiday/Arthur Herzog Jr.)   
"Summertime" (George & Ira Gershwin/DuBose Heyward)   
"Blues in the Night" (Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer)           
   
The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to welcome guest conductor Steve Reineke back to the Miami Valley and the Schuster stage for this SuperPops weekend! Reineke’s boundless enthusiasm and exceptional artistry have made him one of the nation’s most sought-after pops conductors, composers and arrangers. He is the Music Director and Conductor of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Principal Pops Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. A native of Ohio, Reineke is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, where he earned bachelor of music degrees with honors in both trumpet performance and music composition.

“When you sing, always tell the truth.” (Billie Holiday) . . . The musical “truth” in this evening will most definitely set you free.


Series sponsored by Kettering Health Network 
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