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Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Presents

DPAA Signature & Special Events

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Signature Events

Signature Events include more than one Dayton Performing Arts alliance art form (Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic) on the program.

This season’s signature event is NEW YEAR’S EVE: RETURN TO VIENNA.

Special Events

Special Events include any unique event that is not part of a subscription series.

This season’s special event is HANDEL’S MESSIAH.

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Events In This Series

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2021-2022 Season

Handel's Messiah

Dec 15, 2021

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Although HANDEL'S MESSIAH speaks directly to the gospel message of the passion and resurrection celebrated at Easter, this angelic piece has become a holiday tradition at Christmastime as well. Join the Dayton Philharmonic Chamber Chorus and Dayton Opera in December for this glorious choral masterpiece at the gorgeous Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Dayton.

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2021-2022 Season

New Year's Eve: Return To Vienna

Dec 31, 2021

Schuster Center

Ring in the New Year with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance in the most anticipated musical event that has made the Schuster Center the essential place to be on New Year's Eve in Dayton. Reserve your seats early for a night out on the town that will have you back home or wherever else you might want to be when the ball drops in Times Square and the clock strikes 2022!