A Celebration from Carillon Historical Park with the DPAA

Virtual Performance

8:00 pm Saturday, September 12, 2020

Please register to view these free performances.

Available for viewing on-demand after the premiere

Dayton Philharmonic / Dayton Opera / Dayton Ballet
A DPAA Signature Event

The DPAA proudly presents A Celebration from Carillon Historical Park, a unique DPAA Signature Event showcasing the power and collaboration of all three art forms of the DPAA: Dayton Opera, Dayton Ballet, and the Dayton Philharmonic. This event will feature DPAA ensemble and solo performances by musicians from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Dayton Opera singer Maya Vansuch will perform two works accompanied by DPO string quintets. The DPAA will also present a virtual replay of an excerpt from Dayton Ballet’s recent production of The Great Gatsby

This Celebration from Carillon Historical Park will include beautiful works for ensembles, including Dvořák’s American Quartet for strings, Gabrieli’s Canzon Duodecimi Toni for brass, and Barber’s moving Adagio for Strings. Singer Vansuch will perform “O mio babbino caro” and the patriotic “America the Beautiful” with two different DPO string quintets. Solo works will be performed by percussionist Michael LaMattina, harpist Leslie Stratton, and trumpeter Charles Pagnard. Dayton Ballet and Carillon Historical Park will be showcased in captivating videos from recordings and archival photos, set to music from past DPAA performances.

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is thrilled to be performing this virtual concert on location at the beautiful Carillon Historical Park. This 65-acre open-air history museum serves as the main campus for Dayton History and shares the amazing stories of how Dayton changed the world, so there are few better settings for this concert during these historic times than this historic site. The DPAA musicians and artists will perform in the James F. Dicke Family Transportation Center, the park’s most popular venue, displaying a beautiful 19th century parlor railcar, summer trolley, and many other historic transportation artifacts. They will also performing in the Eichelberger Pavilion in the recently-renovated, stunning two-story Grand Ballroom overlooking the picturesque Carillon Park grounds.