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.

6/19

Drew Hemenger
Yellow Springs native and composer

Music: Exultations by Drew Hemenger

 

6/14

Macy Janney
Dayton Ballet Retrospective

Music: Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

6/12

Melissa Snoza
Executive Director of the Fifth House Ensemble of Chicago

Music: Pastorale by Darius Milhaud

 

6/7

Aaron and Samee Mood
Star City Music Studios

Music: Minuetto-Trio from Piano Sonata No. 11 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

6/5

Courtney Cummings
2018 Jewish Cultural Festival

Music: Overture on Hebrew Themes by Sergei Prokofiev

 

5/31

Bruce Cromer, Part 2
The Human Race Theatre Company's production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged / Revised

Music: An Artist's Life Waltz by Johann Strauss, Jr.

 

5/29

Bruce Cromer, Part 1
The Human Race Theatre Company's production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged / Revised

Music: The English Dancing Master by John Playford

 

5/24

Joe and Susan Gruenberg
Dayton Ballet Retrospective

Music: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

5/22

Burt Saidel
Dayton Ballet Retrospective

Music: Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland

 

5/17

Kara Shay Thomson and Jonathan Pape
Dayton Opera production of Puccini's Turandot

Music: "Nessun dorma" from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini

 

5/15

Kanako Shimisaki and Stephanie Yenn
Discover Classical's Rising Stars Gala

Music: Scherzo from FAE Violin Sonata by Johannes Brahms

 

5/10

Lisa Hanson
CultureWorks' Artini

Music: Treasure Waltz by Johann Strauss, Jr.

 

5/8

Alan Kimbrough
Bach Society of Dayton's "Romantic Connections" concert

Music: "Regina Coeli" from Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni

 

5/3

Elizabeth Lolli and Marcia Neel
Dayton Public Schools All City Music Festival, Part 2

Music: Schulwerk by Carl Orff

 

5/1

Elizabeth Lolli and Marcia Neel
Dayton Public Schools All City Music Festival, Part 1

Music: Music for the Royal Fireworks by George Frideric Handel

 

4/26

Christopher Chaffee
Chamber Music Yellow Springs Annual Competition

Music: String Quartet in C Major, Op.74 No.1 by Joseph Haydn and
String Quartet in F minor, Op.80 by Felix Mendelssohn

 

4/24

David Deitrick
Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra's all-Tchaikovsky concert

Music: Violin Concerto in D Major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

 

4/19

Cathy Venable
Keyboardist with the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera

Music: Overture to The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber

 

4/17

Malek Jandali
Composer and founder of Pianos for Peace

Music: Saxophone Quartet by Malek Jandali