Discover Classical’s Concert Nights with the DPAA

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.

Concert Night with the DPAA will air Sunday evenings at 8:00 pm on Discover Classical 88.1FM WDPR Dayton/ 89.9FM WDPG Greenville/ 89.1FM WUSO Springfield, and online at discoverclassical.org. The 2021/2022 concert line-up is as follows:

January 2, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from May 1997
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Yefim Bronfman, piano)
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloë
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January 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from April 1998
Smetana: From Bohemia’s Meadows and Forests
Schumann: Piano Concerto (Charles Rosen, piano)
Elgar: Nimrod
Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
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January 16, 2022
at 8:00 pm
from January 1999
Schelle: Seventh Samurai
Haydn: Symphony No. 7 (Jaime Morales-Matos, conductor)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7, “Leningrad”
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January 23, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from January 2000
Conte: A Copland Portrait
Handel: Organ Concerto (David Higgs, organ)
Copland: Organ Symphony (David Higgs, organ)
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3

January 30, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from November 2000
Gluck: Iphegenia in Aulis Overture
Gluck: Che faro sena Euridice (Daniel Gundlach)
Handel: Salomon, Overture and Entrance of the Queen of Sheba
Handel: Scherza infida (Daniel Gundlach)
Schelle: Spider Baby
PDQ Bach: Iphegenia in Brooklyn (Daniel Gundlach)
Preview of February 2022 DPAA Performances

February 6, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from November 2001
Wagner: Siegfried’s Rhine Journey
Rouse: Der gerettete Alberich
Elgar: Enigma Variations

February 13, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from October 2002
Kodaly: Peacock Variations
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 (Emmanuel Ax, piano)
Schuman: Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish”

February 20, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from April 2004
Sibelius: Violin Concerto (Lucas Alemán, violin)
Bruckner: Symphony No. 9

February 27, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from January 2004
Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
Andriessen: M is for Man, Music, Mozart (Patricia Linhart)
Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Preview of March 2022 DPAA Performances

March 6, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from January 2006
Beethoven: King Stephen Overture (Patrick Reynolds, conductor)
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Nadia Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

March 13, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from February 2011
Mozart: Divertimento, K. 137
Finzi: Clarinet Concerto (John Kurokawa, clarinet)
Bach: Oboe d’Amore Concerto (Eileen Whalen, oboe)
Stravinsky: Apollon Musagète

March 20, 2022 at 8:00 pm (first day of Spring)
from May 2001
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Spring (Lucas Alemán)
Mendelssohn: Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

March 27, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from November 2006
Dvořák:  Serenade, op. 44
Gulda: Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra (Aurelian Oprea)
Preview of April 2022 DPAA Performances

April 3, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from November 2007
Svoboda: Overture of the Season
Bernstein: The Age of Anxiety (Norman Krieger)
Higdon: Blue Cathedral
Hanson: Symphony No. 2

April 10, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from November 2000
Bach: St. Matthew Passion

April 17, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from September 2008
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Moszkowski: Piano Concerto (Richard Dowling, piano)
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

April 24, 2022 at 8:00 pm
from October 2009
Hindemith: Trauermusik
Tchaikovsky: Suite No. 4, “Mozartiana”
Olmsted: Songs of Rumi
Preview of May 2022 DPAA Performances