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2022-2023 Season Announced

From enchanting ballets and captivating operas to symphonic soundscapes, the 2022–2023 season has shows for audiences of all ages. Explore all the performances the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, and Dayton Philharmonic have to offer next season!

Pines of Rome and Brandon Patrick George

Respighi's vibrant Pines of Rome will transport you to the famous pine stands around Italy's breathtaking capital city. Brandon Patrick George is a Grammy-nominated flutist and Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra alum taking center stage with Christopher Rouse's Celtic-inspired flute concerto.

Landslide–A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac

Rock n' roll across the decades with the Dayton Philharmonic celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac. Whether you're a longtime fan or just discovering these great classics, you'll get to hear the greatest hits of Fleetwood Mac in a brand new way.

Havana Nights

The sizzling Latino beat entices people to at once embrace and defy tradition, to loosen up and get a little crazy. Singer Camille Zamora joins the Mambo Kings for a fusion of classical Spanish with Afro-Cuban rhythms that will whisk you out of your seat to steamy Havana.

Charlie Parker's Yardbird

This freeform tale of jazz legend Charlie Parker follows his ghost back to the famed New York City jazz club Birdland, where he works to complete his final masterpiece. This opera fuses classical and jazz styles in a fresh new way and is a powerful expedition into the mind, heart, and personal struggles of Charlie Parker.

Far Away Places: Scheherazade

Rimsky-Korsakov's work 'Scheherazade' is a sweeping symphonic suite inspired by the Middle Eastern tale "One Thousand and One Nights," also known as "The Arabian Nights." The music is shimmering, stormy, and transports you to a different time. Debussy's Nocturnes paints a musical picture of clouds floating across the skies and a boisterous village festival.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The haunting story of the Headless Horseman comes to life with all the same characters of this familiar tale. Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and the full ensemble of Dayton Ballet take the stage to bring to life Artistic Director Karen Russo Burke's fresh approach to the timeless classic. nd that has been passed down through generations since the 1800s.

What’s On Next?

Sep 16

Pines of Rome and Brandon Patrick George

September 16, 2022 7:30 pm

Schuster Center

Sep 24

Landslide: A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac

September 24, 2022 7:30 pm

Schuster Center

Sep 30

Havana Nights

September 30, 2022 7:30 pm

Schuster Center

Oct 7

Charlie Parker's Yardbird

October 7, 2022 7:30 pm

Schuster Center

Oct 21

Far Away Places: Scheherazade

October 21, 2022 7:30 pm

Schuster Center

Concert Nights with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance

SUNDAY NIGHTS on Discover Classical!

Discover Classical, and the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) are pleased to announce Concert Nights with the DPAA on Discover Classical on SUNDAY nights! Every Sunday night, Discover Classical will broadcast a previously recorded concert programming from Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, or the Dayton Philharmonic for the southwest Ohio region to tune in and enjoy from the comfort of their homes.

Next Broadcast: August 21, 2022, at 8:00 pm

Program: Dayton Philharmonic 2022-2023 Season Preview with Artistic Director Neal Gittleman

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Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Proudly Announces Its 2022—2023 Season

DAYTON OH (April 19, 2022) – The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) is thrilled to present the 2022‒2023 Season of the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. The three DPAA Artistic Directors, Kathleen Clawson, Dayton Opera; Karen Russo Burke, Dayton Ballet; and Neal Gittleman, Dayton Philharmonic, as well as DPAA President and CEO […]

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Performance Highlight

Featuring stellar soloists, two choruses, and the Dayton Philharmonic, Epic Opera was a celebration of opera and a true showcase that opera is for everyone.

Want to hear more great opera works live and in person? The thrill of attending phenomenal performances can be yours all season long in the 2022–2023 Season.