Dayton Philharmonic Masterworks Series – 2020-2021

The Art of Us: A Dayton Mosaic | Season Opening Spectacular

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Saturday, September 12, 2020

3:00 pm Sunday, September 13, 2020


Collaborative performance featuring Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic, Bach Society of Dayton, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Dayton Gay Men's Chorus, The Human Race Theatre Company, and Muse Machine

KEVIN MOORE producing director
DEBBIE BLUNDEN-DIGGS producing director
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

Beethoven 4, Rach 3

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, October 2, 2020

8:00 pm Saturday, October 3, 2020


JENNIFER JOLLEY Flight 710 to Cabo San Lucas
JENNIFER JOLLEY The Ferry Crossing
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
ALEKSANDRA KASMAN piano
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven 7 and Wagner

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, October 23, 2020

8:00 pm Saturday, October 24, 2020


WAGNER Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Act 1 Prelude
ADAMS Absolute Jest 
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
BEO STRING QUARTET
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven 2 and Gaelic Symphony

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, January 22, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, January 23, 2021


STANFORD Irish Rhapsody No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2
BEACH Symphony No. 2, "Gaelic Symphony"

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven 8

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, February 19, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, February 20, 2021


PRICE Violin Concerto No. 1
MASON BATES Liquid Interface  
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8

CAROLYN KUAN guest conductor
JESSICA HUNG violin
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Brahms and Bruckner

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, March 26, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, March 27, 2021


STELLA SUNG Oceana
BRUCKNER Te Deum
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
VOCAL SOLOISTS
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CHORUS
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Finding Wright—Dayton Opera World Premiere

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, April 23, 2021

3:00 pm Sunday, April 25, 2021


LAURA KAMINSKY composer
ANDREA FELLOWS FINEBERG librettist
SUSANNE SHESTON conductor
KATHLEEN CLAWSON stage director

Dvořák and Stravinsky

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, April 30, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, May 1, 2021


REENA ESMAIL Teen Murti
DVOŘÁK Cello Concerto
STRAVINSKY Petrushka (1946)

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
ADRIAN DAUROV cello
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Beethoven 9, "Ode to Joy"

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, June 18, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, June 19, 2021


AMY SCURRIA Beyond All Walking
C. SCHUMANN Piano Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy"

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
SARA DAVIS BUECHNER piano
VOCAL SOLOISTS
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CHORUS
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Wildcard


In the 2020-2021 season, all Masterworks 10 subscribers have a Wildcard and an Opera performance bundled into their subscription. With the Wildcard, you may choose any concert or performance from the 2020-2021 DPAA Celebrate Season, including SuperPops, Rockin' Orchestra, Recital, Family, Opera, or Ballet, now or at any time during the season. The Masterworks 10 series also includes Dayton Opera's exciting world premiere of Finding Wright. The Masterworks 6 subscription EXCLUDES The Art of Us: Season Opening Spectacular, Beethoven 7 and Wagner, and Finding Wright. Additionally, there is no Wildcard component to the Masterworks 6 subscription.


Special Events

New Year's Eve: Vienna, City of My Dreams

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Thursday, December 31, 2020