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New concert series for 2017–2018 with your Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Free admission.
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.
LED ZEPPELIN WARM-UP PARTY
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
500 YEARS OF DANCE MUSIC IN 40 MINUTES
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.
LEVANT VIOLIN/PIANO DUO
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
Valentin Doni: Concerto Brevis
Tudor Ciortea: Suite in Folk Style
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
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