Discover Classical’s Concert Nights with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra – NOW ON SUNDAY NIGHTS!

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:

February 7, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from March 2011
Enesco: Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Daugherty: Gee’s Bend (D.J. Sparr, electric guitar)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)
Intermission Interview: Composer Michael Daugherty and Electric Guitar soloist D.J. Sparr

February 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from February 2007
Wiren: Serenade
Grieg: Piano Concerto (Alon Goldstein, piano)
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
Intermission Interview: Piano Soloist Alon Goldstein

February 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from September 2012
Strauss: Don Juan
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Sara Davis Buechner, piano)
Respighi: Pines of Rome
Intermission Interview: Piano Soloist Sara Davis Buechner

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February 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from March 2014
Mozart: Symphony No. 31 (“Paris”)
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Jessica Hung, violin)
Strauss: Don Quixote
Intermission Interview: DPO Concertmaster Jessica Hung and Principal Viola Sheridan Currie

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March 7, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from May 2016
Brahms: Tragic Overture
Brahms: Piano Trio, op. 101 (Kristin Greenlaw, Andra Padrichelli, Antonio Pompa-Baldi)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano)
Intermission Interview: Antonio Pompa-Baldi

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March 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from May 2016
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 (Jessica Hung, violin and Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano)
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano)
Intermission Interview: Piano Solist Antonio Pompa-Baldi

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March 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from May 2013
Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
Brahms: A German Requiem
Intermission Interview: DPO Chorus Director Hank Dahlman

March 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm
from February 2010
Debussy: Rondes de printemps
Reich: The Four Sections
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Intermission Interview: Composer Steve Reich