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 Fine and Performing Arts.


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor

Recorded on October 23, 2022, at the Schuster Center

John Williams:  Jurassic Park
Joseph Haydn:  Symphony No. 82 "The Bear" - IV.
Leroy Anderson:  The Waltzing Cat
Leroy Anderson:  Home Stretch
Camille Saint-Saens:  The Carnival of the Animals
Traditional (arranged by Neal Gittleman):  Old MacDonald


Bach Society of Dayton
John Neely, director
Alan Kimbrough, accompanist
Kettering Advent Ringers
Joan Ulloth Dorgan, director

"Sweet Sounds of the Holidays"
Recorded December 5, 2021, at Kettering Adventist Church

English folk song:  What Child Is This
Austrian carol:  Still, Still, Still
Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
Irby, H. J. Gauntlett:  Once in Royal David's City
Dan Locklair:  O Magnum Mysterium
John Rutter:  Sing We to This Merry Company 
Bob Chilcott:  Mid-winter 
John Tavener: The Lamb
Felix Mendelssohn: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Mark Lowry and Buddy Greene: Mary Did You Know?
Spiritual: Go, Tell It on the Mountain 
English traditional:  O Little Town of Bethlehem 
From Chanukah Suite:  S'vivon/Al Hanisim
John Leavitt:  Ose Shalom (The One Who Makes Peace)
Catalan Carol:  Fum, Fum, Fum
Basque Carol: Sing Lullaby (The Infant King)
John Rutter:  Angels' Carol
Spanish carol: Riu, Riu, Chiu
Franz Gruber: Silent Night 
John Francis Wade: O Come, All Ye Faithful
John Rutter:  Candlelight Carol
John Rutter:  Rejoice and be Merry


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra 
Patrick Reynolds, conductor 
Kettering Children's Choir 
Christina Smith, director 
Community Chorus 
Alaina Saliba, soprano 

"Hometown Holiday Featuring Amahl and the Night Visitors" 
Recorded in December 2022 at the Schuster Center 

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Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors 

Dayton Opera Chorus, Jeffrey Powell, director; Sammy Rudrapati, Amahl; Rebecca Krynski Cox, Amahl's Mother; Carl Rosenthal, King Kaspar; Darren Drone, King Melchior; Artega Wright, King Balthazar; Aaron Gouge, The Page 


No Live & Local broadcast
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Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Neal Gittleman, conductor

"Dayton Ballet's The Nutcracker"
Recorded in December 2022 at the Schuster Center

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  The Nutcracker