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 from the regional arts community discussing current activities, such as concerts, exhibitions and festivals.


Karen Russo Burke
Perspectives presented by Dayton Ballet

Music: Violin Concerto No. 3 by Max Bruch, and The Isle of the Dead by Sergei Rachmaninoff



Stuart MacDowell
Wright State Theatre's production of Mother Courage and Her Children

Music: Mother Courage and Her Children by Paul Dessau



Samuel Dorf
Author of the new book Performing Antiquity

Music: Menuet Antique by Maurice Ravel



Jeff Underwood
Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit at the National Museum of the U. S. Air Force

Music: Air Force Hymn and Men of Ohio



Priscilla Acuff, Dayton Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
Pedals, Pipes and Pizza

Music: Trio Sonata No.2 by Johann Sebastian Bach



Pianist Pascal Roge
Part 2

Music: Concerto for Two Pianos by Francis Poulenc;  Suite Bergamasque by Claude Debussy



Pianist Pascal Roge
Part 1

Music: Sarabande by Claude Debussy; Gnossienne No. 3 by Erik Satie



Steven Winteregg
Local Composer

Music: America’s Robin Hood, Blue Soliloquy, Prelude for Charles and To Fly Unbounded by Steven Winteregg



Drew Heminger
Composer and Yellow Springs Native

Music: Exultations by Drew Heminger



Andrea Griminelli
Flutist performing with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Music: Flute Concerto No. 1 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Concerto for Orchestra by Bela Bartok



Rufus Bonds
Director of Muse Machine's production of Mamma Mia!

"The Winner Takes it All" by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson



Aaron Mood and Samee Griffith
Star City Music Studios in Miamisburg

Music: Piano Sonata No. 11 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Katherine "Kappy" Kilburn
Human Race Theatre Company’s new Executive Director

Music: String Quartet in B-Flat Major by Franz Schubert



Ty Sutton
President and CEO of the Victoria Theatre Association

Music: Theatre Quadrille by Josef Strauss