The classic story of Sleeping Beauty was first performed as a ballet in Russia in 1890, with music from the famed composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The story of the beautiful princess, her guardian fairies, the evil spell of the darkened slumber, and the magic kiss has been passed down through generations. The lovely fairy tale has appeared on stage in so many different forms over the last 130 years, depending on the vision of the storyteller at hand.
For nearly 20 years, Jeans ’n Classics has been performing with orchestras around the country in shows combining world-class rock musicians and symphony orchestras, and the DPO is thrilled to have them back in the house at the Schuster. So what ARE the top 20 rock hits of all time? Will your favorites make our list?
Unity Through Harmony is a first-ever special community concert of music from the diverse faiths in the Dayton region. Come hear the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra create beautiful music with choirs and musicians representing Baptist churches, Jewish synagogues, and Catholic churches, Each of the groups will perform music from their traditions and then join in the finale as a unified massed choir of over 150 voices!
Kirstin Greenlaw, principal second violin of the Dayton Philharmonic, maintains an active performance schedule in the Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati areas. Between performances with the Dayton Principals quartet and the Trillium Quartet in Cincinnati, Kirstin is active in the Dayton Philharmonic’s ArtsConnect program and performs as an associate musician with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
She has served on the faculties of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Opera Theater and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy. During the month of August, she performs as principal second violin with the Peninsula Music Festival in Door County, Wisconsin. A grand prize winner of the Carmel Chamber Music Competition and graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, Kirstin attended Vienna’s Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst and holds degrees from DePauw University and The Florida State University.
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 New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2018 to over 2,000 patrons at the Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio.
The three DPAA Artistic Directors, Thomas Bankston, Dayton Opera; Karen Russo Burke, Dayton Ballet; and Neal Gittleman, Dayton Philharmonic, as well as DPAA President and CEO Paul Helfrich, have worked together to prepare a season full of groundbreaking and engaging performances that reveal bold new dimensions in every art form.
To show your love and support for this innovative and important organization, please take a few moments to donate. A gift today is greatly appreciated and will help us fulfill the purpose of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance: to be our community’s indispensable source for traditional, diverse, and innovative experiences in ballet, opera, and orchestral music!