Dayton Philharmonic Masterworks Series – 2021-2022

The Dayton Philharmonic is Back and Better Than Ever! The Dayton Philharmonic Masterworks season features an array of incredible works by Beethoven in celebration of the 250th anniversary of his birth, including Beethoven’s Eroica and Symphonies No. 7 and 9 (“Ode to Joy”), along with stunning works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Strauss and more.

Select a package with either 6 or 8 performances. The Masterworks 8 package includes Epic Opera and a Wild Card.

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Beethoven's Eroica: A Salute to Heroes

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, October 1, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, October 2, 2021


Austin Jaquith: Heldenleben 2020
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

PHILIPPE QUINT violin
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

William S. Anderson Memorial Endowed Concert


 

Tchaikovsky's Passion

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, November 12, 2021

8:00 pm Saturday, November 13, 2021


Jennifer Jolley: Blue Glacier Decoy
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”

MARK KOSOWER cello
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

Bill and Dianne Schneider Endowed Guest Artist:  Mark Kosower


 

East Meets West

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, January 7, 2022

8:00 pm Saturday, January 8, 2022


Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio Overture
Reena Esmail: Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (“My Sister’s Voice”)
Rameau: Music from Les Indes Galantes (“The Amorous Indies”)
R. Strauss: Rosenkavalier Suite

NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor


 

Beethoven 7 and Strauss

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, March 18, 2022

8:00 pm Saturday, March 19, 2022


Stanford: Irish Rhapsody No. 1
R. Strauss: Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

EILEEN WHALEN oboe
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

Erma R. and Hampden W. Catterton Endowed Guest Artist:  Eileen Whalen


 

April Fools and Geniuses

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, April 1, 2022

8:00 pm Saturday, April 2, 2022


R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9

ALEKSANDRA KASMAN piano
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor


 

Beethoven 9: Joy to the World

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Friday, May 13, 2022

8:00 pm Saturday, May 14, 2022


Stella Sung: Oceana
Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy”

SARA DAVIS BUECHNER piano
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

Olive W. Kettering Memorial Concert


 

Epic Opera - DPO Masterworks Series Performance**

Schuster Center

8:00 pm Saturday, May 21, 2022

3:00 pm Sunday, May 22, 2022


Music by opera’s greatest composers
Sung in original languages with English surtitles

DAYTON OPERA
KATHLEEN CLAWSON Artistic Director

DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
NEAL GITTLEMAN Artistic Director and Conductor

DAYTON OPERA CHORUS
JEFFERY POWELL Director

DAYTON PHILHARMONIC CHORUS
HANK DAHLMAN Director


 

Wildcard


**Choose any performance from the DPAA 2021-2022 Season for Dayton Opera, Dayton Ballet, or Dayton Philharmonic to complete your 8-pack subscription. A Wildcard is not a part of the 6-pack subscription. ** Denotes part of 8-pack Series