DAYTON, OH (October 27, 2011) – The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra will present a special Veteran’s Day Concert on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 8 p.m. at the Schuster Center. Featured guest artist will be tenor Daniel Rodriguez; Neal Gittleman, Music Director of the DPO, will conduct.
Known as “The Singing Policeman” in his former work with the New York City Police Department, Daniel Rodriguez came to national attention in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Appearances with his signature rendition of “God Bless America” showcased his fine tenor voice and helped soothe a suffering nation. His Veteran’s Day program with the DPO will include a variety of patriotic and inspirational songs including “America the Beautiful,” “Shenandoah.” “God Bless the USA”and“You’ll Never Walk Alone.” Orchestral selections will include Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and Barber’s “Adagio for Strings.”
Tickets for the Veteran’s Day concert range from $18 – $49 and are available by calling (888) 228-3630 or by ordering on the web at www.daytonphilharmonic.com. Senior tickets are $2 off regular price in areas B-C; student tickets are 50% off regular price in areas B-C.
All Dayton-area active and retired military personnel may receive complimentary tickets (maximum two per household) to this concert. These may be secured by presenting a valid military or veteran ID in person at the Box Office; no complimentary reservations by phone, please.
Supporting Sponsors for the Veteran’s Day concert are Goodrich Corporation and ITT Exelis.