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The 2020-2021 Dayton Opera Season opens with a truly spectacular event showcasing eight of Dayton’s cultural treasures. THE ART OF US: A DAYTON MOSAIC is a collaborative performance highlighting the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera, Dayton Philharmonic, Bach Society of Dayton, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus, The Human Race Theatre Company, and Muse Machine.

Throughout the year, Dayton Opera celebrates its 60th anniversary and Thomas Bankston’s 25th anniversary. The season features two of the most popular operas of all time – DON GIOVANNI and LA TRAVIATA – plus a world premiere entitled FINDING WRIGHT. This exciting season closes with a special OPERA RECITAL honoring Thomas Bankston’s extraordinary tenure as Artistic Director of Dayton Opera. The Dayton Opera subscription includes a C-tier Wild Card that can be used for any Dayton Performing Arts Alliance event.

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Exchange Any Season Ticket For Any Other DPAA Event

As a Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) Season Ticket holder, you have the benefit of exchanging the value of your ticket as house credit for ANY other DPAA performance without additional exchange fees. Choose from any Ballet, Opera, or Philharmonic event.

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DPAA tickets are among the most favorably priced in the region–plus SAVE UP TO 25% when you subscribe.

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All single tickets purchased from the ticket office, over the phone, or online carry an extra surcharge. With ANY subscription type, you’ll avoid these fees completely. This is on top of the savings built into your subscription package!

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Receive a 10% discount at many of Dayton’s finest restaurants on DPAA show nights.

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You’ll enjoy the same seats for each of the performances in your series. Note: FlexPass Package offers the best seats within 30 days of the event. A-Tier Package allows you to choose any available A-tier seat immediately. Create Your Own allows you to select a specific seat and tier by each event.

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Events In This Series

New Years Eve Vienna
2020-2021 Season

New Year’s Eve: Vienna, City Of My Dreams

Dec 31, 2020

Schuster Center

Escape to Vienna this New Year’s Eve to celebrate the arrival of a new year in the “Roarin’ 20s” of the 21st Century with the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and vocalists from Dayton Opera take us on a journey to the City of My Dreams.

Don Giovanni
2020-2021 Season

Don Giovanni

Feb 27, 2021

Don Giovanni is so bad, he’s great – one of opera’s most compelling antiheros. Based on legends of the famed seducer Don Juan, DON GIOVANNI became one of Mozart’s supreme musical achievements and is considered one of the greatest operas of all time

Dayton Opera 60
2020-2021 Season

Dayton Opera 60th Anniversary

Mar 28, 2021

Schuster Center

A “Diamond” 60th anniversary is certainly a landmark occasion to celebrate, and what better way than with the Opera Star Recital featuring favorite singers from recent seasons from Tom Bankston’s silver anniversary tenure.

Finding Wright
2020-2021 Season

Finding Wright (CANCELED)

Apr 23 - Apr 25, 2021

Schuster Center

FINDING WRIGHT traces parallel narrative threads that begin with the discovery of the exceptional Katharine Wright, younger sister of Orville and Wilbur, by 21st century Charlotte (Charlie) Tyler, a young, recently widowed, aerospace engineer and academic. As Charlie learns more about the extraordinary events of Katharine’s life she finds a path toward understanding, connection, and healing.

La Traviata
2020-2021 Season

La Traviata

Apr 24, 2021

Schuster Center

Like Alfredo, you will be swept away by Violetta’s celebrated charm, even if you know in advance that she is La Traviata – the woman who strayed. Although their love is doomed from the start, it’s no less passionate. You’ll be riveted by the compelling story of thwarted love set to Verdi’s rich and evocative music.