Discover Classical’s Concert Nights with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Discover Classical and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce that starting January 2021, Concert Night with the Dayton Philharmonic on Discover Classical will move to SUNDAY nights! Every Sunday night, Discover Classical will broadcast a previously recorded concert from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra for the southwest Ohio region to tune in and enjoy from the comfort of their homes.

Concert Night with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra 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 concert line-up is as follows:

June 6, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from February 2008
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Lise de la Salle, piano)
Stravinsky: Petrushka (1911)

June 13, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from September 2010
Beethoven: Fidelio Overture
Sibelius: Violin Concert (Vadim Gluzman, violin)
Debussy: La mer
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

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June 20, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from October 2016
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Jessica Hung, violin)
Gandolfi: Selections from The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
Intermission Interview: Jessica Hung

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June 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from May 2012
Mahler: Symphony No. 2

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July 4, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from January 2014 – Classical Connections: Elgar and His Enigma Variations
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance Marches, Nos. 1 and 4
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, “Enigma”

July 11, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from April 2007 – Classical Connections: Holst’s The Planets
Holst: St. Paul’s Suite
Holst: The Planets
featuring Women of the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus
Hank Dahlman, director

July 18, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from November 2013 – Classical Connections: Giacomo Puccini and His Great Tosca
Puccini: Chrysanthemums
Puccini: Excerpts from Tosca
Kara Shay Thompson, Floria Tosca
Jonathan Burton, Mario Cavaradossi
Mark Schnaible, Baron Scarpia
Thomas Hammons, Sacristan
Suzie Herman, Shepherd
featuring The Dayton Opera Chorus
Jeffrey Powell, chorus master