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Beethoven 8 and Florence Price
Past Event - Saturday, January 23, 2021
This page may be updated if the event is repeated

In-Theatre Performance at the Schuster Center & Live Stream Premiere. The performance stream will be available for on demand viewing through June 30, 2021.

Beethoven 8 and Florence Price

FLORENCE PRICE Violin Concerto No. 2 and BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8

JESSICA HUNG Violin /NEAL GITTLEMAN Artistic Director and Conductor

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is thrilled to be back on stage in the Schuster Center with a live audience for their first Masterworks Concert of the New Year! 

The concert opens with Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2. Price once wrote in a letter to conductor Serge Koussevitzky, “To begin with I have two handicaps – those of sex and race. I am a woman; and I have some Negro blood in my veins,” adding “I would like to be judged on merit alone.” (www.npr.com) Merit, indeed, as her talent sparkles in this beautiful work. Concertmaster Jessica Hung takes center stage to perform Price’s composition. 

Then, continuing our two-year celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the DPO performs his Symphony No. 8, a short, spirited work composed between two much more famous symphonies, yet a definite force in its own right that celebrates the composer’s playful side. 

Two live, socially distanced, in-theatre performances with no intermission in the Schuster Center OR enjoy a live-stream option from the comfort of home. 

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    Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
    The Dayton Philharmonic is our regional orchestra under Music Director and Principal Conductor Neal Gittleman.
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    The Schuster Center
    1 W 2nd St
    Dayton, OH 45402
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    Call: 937-228-7591
    Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center - providing a world-class facility for the best in local, national and international performing artists. Can accommodate up to 2,300 for meetings or 500 banquets.

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