Live & Local
Saturdays @ 10AM

Every Saturday morning, Discover Classical presents recorded concerts by many of the region's finest performing arts ensembles, like the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Springfield Symphony, Bach Society of Dayton, Richmond Symphony, Chamber Music Yellow Springs and others. Live & Local is sponsored by the Wright State University School of Music.


John Neely, music director
R. Alan Kimbrough, accompanist
Aurelian Oprea, violin
Minnita Daniel-Cox, soprano; Audrey Walstrom, mezzo soprano; Joshua Lee Wheeker, tenor; Mark Spencer, baritone

"Bach to Bach"
Recorded May 13, 2012, at Kettering Adventist Church

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Johann Sebastian Bach:  Cantata No. 34 "O ewiges Feuer"
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Cantata No. 164 "Ihr, die euch von Christo nennet"
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Sanctus, BWV 240
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Cantata No. 191 "Gloria in excelsis Deo"


Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor
Stanislav Khristenko, piano

"Totally Beethoven"
Recorded October 3, 2015, at the Clark State Performing Arts Center

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Ludwig van Beethoven:  Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 5


Chamber Music Yellow Springs

Shanghai String Quartet
Recorded November 2, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church of Yellow Springs

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20 No. 4
Krzysztof Penderecki: String Quartet No. 3 "Leaves from an Unwritten Diary"
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132


Bach Society of Dayton


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor

"Ensemble Excellence"
Recorded January 27, 2013, at the Dayton Masonic Center

George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso in A Major, Op. 6 No. 11
Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor
Philippe Quint, violin

"Beethoven's Eroica: A Salute to Heroes"
Recorded in October, 2021, at the Schuster Center

Austin Jaquith: Heldenleben 2020
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"