2023-2024 Rockin’ Orchestra Series

Rock and roll across the decades with the Dayton Philharmonic in the 2023-2024 Rockin’ Orchestra Series.

This year, enjoy a one-of-a-kind fusion of Tchaikovsky X. Drake; the music of Queen with Jeans ‘n Classics; the music of ABBA; the music of Whitney Houston with Broadway sensation Rashidra Scott; and punk rock hits with the music of Green Day.

Whether you’re a longtime fan or just discovering these great classics, you’ll hear classic rock acts in a brand-new way—with a full symphony orchestra!

Steve Hackman’s Tchaikovsky X. Drake

Schuster Center

7:30 pm Saturday, September 23, 2023

Experience a symphonic synthesis blending music from two composer-romanticists separated by almost a century. R&B/hip-hop artist Drake’s melodies weave throughout Tchaikovsky’s epic Fifth Symphony.



Jeans ‘n Classics: Music of Queen

Schuster Center

7:30 pm Saturday, October 7, 2023

We will rock you! Musicians Jeans ‘n Classics join the Philharmonic for an amazing musical night paying homage to the legacy of Queen and front man Freddie Mercury.



Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Schuster Center

7:30 pm Saturday, April 27, 2024

You know the songs. You’ve got the moves. It’s the best ABBA tribute band on Earth performing the band’s greatest hits!



Windborne’s Music of Whitney Houston

Schuster Center

7:30 pm Saturday, May 18, 2024

Dance the night away! Broadway sensation Rashidra Scott joins Windborne Music and the Philharmonic to celebrate Whitney Houston’s extraordinary talent with an evening of her biggest hits.



The Music of Green Day

Schuster Center

7:30 pm Saturday, June 1, 2024

Rock out to a full symphonic production featuring music from five-time Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day!