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Edge: Unconventional Performances in Unconventional Places

Edge: Unconventional Performances in Unconventional Places
Past Event - Thursday, June 28, 2018
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New concert series for 2017–2018 with your Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Free admission.

Edge: Unconventional Performances in Unconventional Places

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) is excited to announce a new concert series for 2017–2018 called EDGE. EDGE is a performing arts series filled with Unconventional Performances in Unconventional Places, with all concerts being free and open to the public. Following our new DPAA Strategic Plan, the goal of EDGE is to bring the performing arts into the Dayton community, introducing the art forms of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance to new audiences in more intimate and approachable settings. Continue to check here for a full list of the EDGE performances, as we will be adding additional performances throughout the year. 

Unconventional Performance Schedule

Thursday, February 1, 7:00–8:00 p.m.  
Yellow Cab Tavern  
700 E. Fourth St, Dayton, OH 45402  
Rich Begel, DPO trombone  
And other members of Reload: Rock & Roll/Funk & Soul with Kickin' Horns  
Kurt Kishler, vocals  
Jeff Foster, saxophone  
Michael Depew, trumpet  

Saturday, April 28, 4:00–5:00 p.m.  
Wright-Patterson USO Center (across from Kitty Hawk Bowling Alley)  
2221 Birch Street, Bldg. 22, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433      
500 Years of Dance Music in 40 Minutes: Musicians from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra share the stage with a ballet dancer to bring the rhythms of dance music to life. They will explore how dance and music styles have changed through time—with a twist. Can you dance classic ballet to contemporary music or modern dance to more traditional music? These amazing artists will explore what makes dance music distinctive, both with and without dance.  

Thursday, May 10, 7:30–8:30 p.m.  
The Plaza Theatre 
33 S. Main Street, Miamisburg, OH 45342
Rebecca Tryon Andres, flute  
Eileen Whalen, oboe  
John Kurokawa, clarinet  
Jessica Pinkham, horn  
Rachael Young, bassoon             
"Music and Art Pairings": See fine art projected onto the big screen and exquisitely paired with beautiful woodwind music.  

Thursday, May 24, 7:30–9:30 p.m. 
Westminster Presbyterian Church 
125 N. Wilkinson Street, Dayton, OH 45402         
Dona Nouné-Wiedmann, violin  
Nicolae Dumitru, piano (guest artist)  
"Longing for the Roots," featuring primarily Lebanese and Romanian composers in honor of the artists' heritage:  
Boghos Gelalian: Sonata Breve  
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances  
Liszt: Romanian Rhapsody for Piano Solo  
Piazzolla: Chau Paris, Rio Sena, Bando, and Adios Nonino  
Ciprian Porumbescu: Balada  
Scarlatescu: Bagatela  
Valentin Doni: Concerto Brevis  
Tudor Ciortea: Suite in Folk Style  
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen 

Tuesday, June 12, 12 noon–1:00 p.m.  
Miami Valley Hospital South Atrium (Main Entrance Lobby)   
2400 Miami Valley Drive, Centerville, OH 45459   
Neal Gittleman, conductor  
Aurelian Oprea, William Manley, Katherine Ballester, and Nick Naegele, solo violins  
Members of the DPO string section  
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3  
Honstein Night Scenes from the Ospedale (2011)  
Vivaldi Sinfonia, RV 169  
Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins, RV 580 

Thursday, June 28, 7:30 p.m.  
Westminster Presbyterian Church  
125 N. Wilkinson St, Dayton, OH 45402  
Dona Nouné, violin  
Joshua Nemith, piano  
Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style  
Williams: Schindler's List  
Shostakovich: Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Orchestra  
Morricone: "Gabriel's Oboe" from The Mission  
Morricone: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso  
Gardel: Tango "Por una Cabeza" from Scent of a Woman  
Ligeti: Musica ricerata: Mesto, rigido e cerimonale for Solo Piano from Eyes Wide Shut  
Goldsmith: Theme from Papillon       

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