ArtsFocus
Tuesdays & Thursdays @
7:55AM & 4:55pm

Discover Classical presents ArtsFocus every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:55am and 4:55pm. Each segment features a guest frosm the regional arts community discussing current activities, such as concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

9/20

Tom Bankston
Dayton Opera Season Preview

Music: "La donna e mobile" from Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

 

9/18

Karen Russo Burke
Dayton Ballet Season Preview

Music: Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

9/6

Neal Gittleman
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance's Season Opening Spectacular

Music: Symphony No. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven

 

9/4

David Webb and Sharon Gratto
Funk Symposium and Dance Party at the University of Dayton

Music: John's Book of Alleged Dances by John Adams

 

8/30

Minnita Daniel-Cox
"Dunbar in Love" at the University of Dayton

Music: Summerland by William Grant Still

 

8/28

Playwright Patricia O’Hara and director Margarett Perry
Banned from Baseball at The Human Race Theatre Company

Music: Americans We and Men of Ohio by Henry Fillmore

 

8/23

Peter Beckendorf
Dayton Porchfest

Music: Bourree & Gigue from the Suite in E minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

 

8/21

Joe Deer
Preview of Wright State University’s theater season

Music: Night Waltzes from A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim

 

8/16

Neal Gittleman
Leonard Bernstein's Centennial, Part 3

Music: Symphony No.2 by Gustav Mahler, Symphony No. 6 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin

 

8/14

Neal Gittleman
Leonard Bernstein's Centennial, Part 2

Music: On the Waterfront by Leonard Bernstein

 

8/9

Neal Gittleman
Leonard Bernstein's Centennial, Part 1

Music: Mass by Leonard Bernstein

 

8/7

Syrian-American Composer Malek Jandali
Pianos for Peace

Music: Saxophone Quartet by Malek Jandali

 

8/2

Joe and Susan Gruenberg
Dayton Ballet Retrospective

Music: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

7/31

Val Beerbower
Art in the City presented by the Downtown Dayton Partnership

Music: Maple Leaf Rag and Ragtime Dance by Scott Joplin

 

7/26

Lisa Grigsby
FilmDayton's Art Salvo

Music: Hollywood Suite by Ferde Grofe

 

7/24

Ty Sutton
Victoria Theatre Association’s new President and CEO

Music: Theatre Quadrille by Josef Strauss