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2011-07-11 06:00:00

Season Concert Highlights Include Bernstein's MASS, Chopin Celebration and a New Rockin' Orchestra Music Series DAYTON, Ohio, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here in the city that originated the airplane, the business machine and many other important advances, innovation is part of the fabric of the local culture. When the economy, both locally and nationally, lurched downward in 2009, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), its Music Director, President, trustees and staff put...

2011-05-23 12:41:00

Generous Charles D. Berry $250,000 Challenge Has Been Met; New Grant Announced DAYTON, Ohio, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton region's largest and oldest performing arts organization, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), has announced new developments in its Protect & Secure Fundraising Campaign. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20031015/DPOLOGO) The public phase of the campaign launched on March 11, 2011 with the stated goal of supporting the...

2011-05-10 22:50:00

DAYTON, Ohio, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- No one should ever accuse Dayton's performing arts community of not thinking big. Performances of Bernstein's eclectic stage production MASS are almost unheard-of, even in major metropolitan markets. But now this groundbreaking stage work, in its full glory, comes to vivid life in the Mead Theatre at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio in two landmark performances at 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 13...

2011-03-23 10:50:00

Special production celebrates creative music from over a dozen popular game titles DAYTON, Ohio, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), in conjunction with Jason Michael Paul Productions, announces the return of PLAY! A VIDEO GAME SYMPHONY to Dayton, Ohio, on Thursday, March 31st at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. The innovative production will include full orchestral scores, multi-media gaming action on three giant...

2011-03-17 09:43:00

Donated funds to be utilized for a three-year period of business model redesign and innovation DAYTON, Ohio, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton region's largest and oldest performing arts organization, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), has announced a special fundraising campaign called Protect & Secure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20031015/DPOLOGO) Its objective is to support the Orchestra during the current times of unusual economic challenge...

2011-02-11 14:41:00

Educators and Education Underwriters Celebrated at Two Concert Evenings for Program "Virtuosos at Home" featuring DPO Principals DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra's 2010-2011 Miami Valley & Good Samaritan Hospitals Classical Series will continue with the concerts titled Virtuosos at Home on Friday and Saturday, February 25 & 26, 2011, both performances at 8 p.m. at the Schuster Center. (Logo:...

2010-09-20 18:30:00

Underwritten by Miriam Rosenthal Memorial Trust Fund, disc includes symphonies by William Grant Still and Dmitri Shostakovich DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) has released a new compact disc recording of two 20th century works: William Grant Still's Symphony No. 1 ("Afro-American") and Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6. Both performances were recorded live at the Schuster Center during the DPO's 2008-2009 season, and both were...

2009-02-26 16:40:00

Pop icon will fill the Schuster Center with a host of major hit songs 8 p.m. each evening DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 8 p.m. in the Schuster Center, DPO Music Director Neal Gittlemanand the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra welcome legendary pop vocalist Petula Clark. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031015/DPOLOGO) Born with "a voice as sweet as chapel bells," Petula Clarkfirst broke into the limelight during...

2009-01-23 12:29:00

"Legends" features icons of the Classical and Pops music genres DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Offering a wide and varied range of musical programming, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra's 2009-2010 Legends Season will run from September, 2009 through May, 2010. It will consist of five distinct concert Series and six Special Events totaling 33 programs for a total of 52 separate concerts. "We built our Classical and Classical Connections series on a foundation of highly...


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