Nothing says "classical music" like the opening of Beethoven's most famous work. Drama, darkness, and triumph, the Fifth promises a journey of power and transcendence. Add Tchaikovsky's lush, romantic piano…
A perfect reincarnation of the “rock n’ roll band with horns,” Brass Transit brings its brass, guitars, and dead-on vocals back to Dayton to celebrate Chicago.
Associate Concertmaster Aurelian Oprea was born in Cluj-Napoca, the cultural capital of Romania’s Transylvania region. His parents and grandfather were string players in the Romanian National Opera House Orchestra, and his grandmother was the prima ballerina of the Opera’s ballet corps.
Aurelian began playing the violin in the first grade, and he graduated in 1995 from the city’s music school with a Baccalaureate Degree in Violin Performance. He served as the music school’s concertmaster and frequently performed as a guest soloist with several Romanian orchestras.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in music performance from Bowling Green State University in 1999, where he also won a Concerto Competition. Aurelian won his first professional audition at the age of 20, becoming the youngest member of the Michigan Opera Theater Orchestra in Detroit, a position he held until 2000 when he joined the DPO.
Aurelian is fluent in Romanian, Hungarian and English. He resides in Grafton Hill with his wife, Rachel, and his daughter, Hanna.
DAYTON, OH (Jan 3, 2019) – The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) is thrilled to present the 2019-2020 Titans Season of the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. The season was announced to great fanfare on…
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