Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), part of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA), presents masterpieces from the broadest range of composers and explores boundaries with exciting new experiences. Founded in 1933, the DPO has a distinguished place in the Gem City’s history as one of the Miami Valley’s oldest and longest-standing cultural institutions. A regional orchestra with 83 contracted musicians and a rich artistic tradition, the Dayton Philharmonic is proud to call the world-class, state-of-the-art Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center its home. Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman inspires each listener’s imagination with his unique programming, in-depth comments, easygoing style and infectious enthusiasm for music. His focus is to make symphonic music readily available to, as well as appreciated by, people of all musical tastes. The DPO proudly presents a wide variety of genres throughout each season, including Masterworks, SuperPops, Classical Connections, Chamber, Family, and Rockin’ Orchestra programs, totaling over 45 varied and unique performances every season.