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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.


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra String Quartet

"String Quartet Gems"
Recorded March 10, 2019, at the Dayton Art Institute

Luigi Boccherini: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 52
Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp"
Dimitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor

"The Best of John Williams II"
Recorded March 15, 2019, at the Schuster Center

John Williams:  Selections from Superman, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hook, Harry Potter and Star Wars


Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Patrick Reynolds, conductor
Platypus Theatre Company

"Bach to the Future"
Recorded March 17, 2019, at the Schuster Center  

Godfrey Ridout:  Fall Fair
Johann Sebastian Bach:  Orchestral Suite No. 3 - II. and V.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 40 - I. and II.
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Leonore Overture No. 3 - Excerpt
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 5 - III. and IV.
Antonin Dvorak:  Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 No. 8
Antonin Dvorak:  Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" - II.
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 5 - IV.


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Choir
Neal Gittleman, conductor
Chad Hoopes, violin

"Brahms Treasury"
Recorded March 22, 2019, at the Schuster Center  

Traditional:  St. Anthony Chorale
Franz Joseph Haydn: Excerpts from The Seven Last Words of Christ
Johannes Brahms: Song of Destiny and Liebeslieder Waltzes
Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn
Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major


Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Guy Victor Bordo, conductor
Cole Tutino, cello

"Romance of Strings"
Recorded April 6, 2019, at Civic Hall Performing Arts Center

Johannes Brahms:  Liebeslieder Waltzes
Libby Larsen: String Symphony - I. Elegance
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Andante Cantabile
Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Strings


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor

"Sleeping Beauty: The Story of Briar Rose"
Recorded April 12, 2019, at the Schuster Center  

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty


Chamber Music Yellow Springs

Annual Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles
Recorded April 28, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

Icarus Quartet

Michael Laurello:  Big Things
Paul Lansky:  Textures

Viano String Quartet

Claude Debussy:  String Quartet in G minor - I.
Bela Bartok:  String Quartet No. 4 - I., II. and III.
Thomas Ades:  The Four Quarters
Ludwig van Beethoven:  String Quartet No. 9 - IV.