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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.


Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor
Awadagin Pratt, piano

"American Style"
Recorded October 4, 2014, at Clark State Performing Arts Center

John Harbison:  Remembering Gatsby
George Gershwin:  Rhapsody in Blue
Aaron Copland:  Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Leonard Bernstein:  Three Dance Variations from Fancy Free
Richard Rodgers:  Slaughter on Tenth Avenue


Chamber Music Yellow Springs
Amstel Saxophone Quartet

Recorded March 22, 2015, at the Presbyterian Church in Yellow Springs

Henry Purcell:  Fantasias
Anton Webern:  Langsamer Satz
Terry Riley:  Good Medicine
Arvo Part:  Fratres
Sander Germanus:  Moonwalk
Johannes Brahms:  Symphony No. 3 in F, op. 90: Poco allegretto
Alexander Glazunov:  Saxophone Quartet in B flat, op. 109
Philip Glass:  Mishima


Dayton Philharmonic Youth Strings
Betsy Hofeldt, conductor
Emma Lloyd, Leah Yu, Eric Doub and Ha-Min Bae, violins;  Jacob Balek, William Schneider and Tristen Luken, cellos

Spring Concert
Recorded March 24, 2019, at the Dayton Masonic Center

Arcangelo Corelli:  Concerto Grosso in D Major, Op. 6 No. 4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:   Divertimento in F Major, K. 138/125c
Edvard Grieg:  Holberg Suite, Op. 40 - I, II, III and V


Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Patrick Reynolds, conductor

"Symphony Sundae"
Recorded April 1, 2012, at the Dayton Masonic Center

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 "Haffner"
Ludwig van Beethoven:  Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"


Springfield Symphony Orchestra
Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor
Chiara Enderle, cellist

"Suite Dreams"
Recorded January 16, 2016, at the Clark State Performing Arts Center

Jonathan Holland:  House of Dreams
Aaron Copland:  Suite from The Tender Land
Antonin Dvorak:  Cello Concerto


Bach Society of Dayton
John Neely, music director
The University of Dayton Chorale
Steven Hankle, director

Recorded March 31, 2019, at Kettering Seventh Day Adventist Church

Aurelian Oprea and Jessica Hung, violins; Christina Coletta, cello and viola da gamba; R. Alan Kimbrough, organ

Evangelist: Daniel Weeks; Jesus: Mark Spencer: Judas, Second Witness, High Priest: C. Andrew Blosser; Pilate, Peter, High Priest: David Rugger

Johann Sebastian Bach:  St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244