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Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents

Beethoven's Second Symphony

May 19 & May 20

Schuster Center


Sterling Elliott, the winner of the 2019 Sphinx Competition, joins Dayton Philharmonic to perform Saint-Saëns’ Cello Concerto No. 1. In addition to highlighting the cello’s virtuosity and full range, the concerto’s adept scoring elevates the orchestra beyond a simple accompanist.

Mozart’s Missa brevis (brief mass) features a “cameo” appearance by the organ and includes the magnificent DPO Chorus. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 concludes the Masterworks Series and the DPO’s Beethoven symphony cycle. In the face of increasing deafness, this Symphony is the jubilant proof of Beethoven’s will to persevere and continue composing great works.

Age Recommendation

All audience members must have a ticket, regardless of age. For the consideration of all patrons, children on laps and/or babes in arms are not permitted at most Dayton Performing Arts Alliance presentations.


Sign interpretation and/or audio description available upon request. Please let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance if you would like either of these services when you order your tickets from Dayton Live. Please understand that while we will make every effort to make reasonable accommodations, certain requests may not be able to be honored.

For detailed accessibility information, including seating, audio, and sign interpretation please visit our Accessibility page.


The Arts Garage, on the northwest corner of Second and Ludlow Streets, open for all performances at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, and PNC Arts Annex. The Arts Garage is owned and operated by Dayton Live, so parking there actually helps support the arts venues used by all our great arts organizations. For more parking information, visit our Directions & Parking page.

Ticket Information

Dayton Live is the only outlet authorized to sell tickets to events at the Schuster Center, Victoria Theatre, PNC Arts Annex, and The Loft Theatre. For this event, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has been authorized to sell tickets within the scope of Dayton Live’s ticketing processes and procedures. To learn more about Season Tickets, gift certificates, and Ticket Office hours, call 937-228-3630 or visit DaytonLive.org.

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