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.


Peter Stafford Wilson
The 75th season of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Music: Symphony No.9 by Ludwig van Beethoven



John Neely and Alan Kimbrough
Bach Society of Dayton's 2018-2019 season

Music: St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach



John Neely and Alan Kimbrough
Bach Society of Dayton's concerts "Songs of Hope and Freedom"

Music: Testament of Freedom by Randall Thompson



Nomi Marcus
Education and Outreach Manager of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Music: Bourree from Partita No. 1 and Prelude to French Suite No. 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach



Debbie Blunden-Diggs and Kiesha Lalama
DCDC's world premiere of The Bench

Music: Acknowledgement by Wynton Marsalis



Ty Sutton
Victoria Theatre Association’s new President and CEO

Music: Theatre Quadrille by Josef Strauss



Ginger Minneman
Musica season preview

Music: Lux aurumque by Eric Whitacre and Abendlied by Joseph Rheinberger



Lisa Grigsby
FilmDayton's 10th Anniversary

Music: Hollywood Suite by Ferde Grofe



Tom Bankston
Dayton Opera Season Preview

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



Karen Russo Burke
Dayton Ballet Season Preview

Music: Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky



Neal Gittleman
Dayton Performing Arts Alliance's Season Opening Spectacular

Music: Symphony No. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven



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



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

Music: Summerland by William Grant Still



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



Peter Beckendorf
Dayton Porchfest

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



Joe Deer
Preview of Wright State University’s theater season

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