Radio Broadcasts with Discover Classical

In collaboration with Discover Classical, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) is proud to broadcast DPAA programs on Discover Classical! Every weekend, 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.

DPAA programming will air Saturday mornings at 10:00 am and Sunday evenings at 8:00 pm on Discover Classical 88.1FM WDPR Dayton/ 89.9FM WDPG Greenville/ 89.1FM WUSO Springfield, and online at The 2023/2024 concert line-up is as follows:

September 24, 2023 at 8pm

2005-2006 Chamber Orchestra #3
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Schubert: Symphony No. 1
Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes
Featuring a preview of DPAA’s October 2023 performances

October 1, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #4, February 2023 (Patrick Reynolds, conductor)
Bacewicz: Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Spencer Myer)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3

October 8, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #5, March 2023
Lili Boulanger: For a Soldier’s Funeral
Michael Schelle: Resilience (Sheridan Currie, Jonathan Lee)
Vaughan Williams: Pastoral Symphony

October 15, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #6, April 2023
Wagner: Das Rheingold

October 22, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #7, May 2023
Mozart: Missa brevis, K.259 (Dayton Philharmonic Chorus)
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 (Sterling Elliott)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

October 29, 2023 at 8pm

2007-2008 Chamber Special, May 2023
Crumb: Makrokosmos I (Andy Russo)
Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children (Tony Arnold)
Featuring a preview of DPAA’s November 2023 performances

Past Shows

June 4, 2023 at 8pm

2011-2012 Classical #7
Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Prokofiev: Violin Concert No. 2 (Jessica Hung)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6

June 11, 2023 at 8pm

2012-2013 Classical #6
Glinka: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Shostakovich: Violin Concert No. 1 (Jessica Hung)
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

June 18, 2023 at 8pm

2014-2015 Classical #4
Stella Sung: Loco-Motion
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy (Jessica Hung)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10

June 25, 2023 at 8pm

2019-2020 Masterworks #4
Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Jessica Hung)
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

July 2, 2023 at 8pm

Classical Connections #2, November 2005
Wagner: Good Friday Music from Parsifal
John Adams: Harmonielehre

July 9, 2023 at 8pm

Classical Connections #4, March 2011
Michael Daugherty: Route 66
D.J. Sparr: Superstring Serenade
Michael Daugherty: Gee’s Bend

July 16, 2023 at 8pm

Classical Connections #3, February 2004
John Corigliano: Gazebo Dances, Overture & Tarantella
John Corigliano: Symphony No. 1

July 23, 2023 at 8pm

Classical Connections #1, October 2016
Galilei-Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite 2, Gagliarda
Michael Gandolfi:  Selections from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation

July 30, 2023 at 8pm

Classical Connections #2, October 2011
Prokofiev: Music for Romeo and Juliet (Bruce Cromer)

September 3, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #1, September 2022
Winteregg & Leone: Expressions (Sierra Leone, Grace Kahl, Dayton Philharmonic Chorus
Rouse: Flute Concerto (Brandon Patrick George)
Respighi: Pines of Rome

September 10, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #2, October 2022
Debussy: Nocturnes I & II
Esmail: Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (Sarah Tucker, Saili Oak)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

September 17, 2023 at 8pm

2022-2023 Masterworks #3, November 2022 (Antoine Clark, guest conductor)
Verdi: La Forza del Destino Overture
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Vadim Gluzman)
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique