The Dayton Opera
Works by Puccini, Verdi, Copland, Floyd & Sung
Dayton Opera's 2015–2016 Ascend season explodes onto the Schuster stage with American Mosaic, a spectacular program including seven of Dayton's premier art forms. Then Dayton Opera presents two of the classics in opera repertoire with sweeping presentations of Verdi’s penultimate opera Otello, based on Shakespeare’s tragic play of the same name, and Puccini’s beloved Madame Butterfly, the heartbreaking story of a devoted wife willing to do whatever it takes in the name of love. Dayton Opera closes its season with an amazing operatic double bill. The program opens with the world premiere of a one-act opera written by our Music Alive Composer-in-Residence, Stella Sung, entitled The Book Collector. Carl Orff's compelling Carmina Burana rounds out the second half. Both works are fully staged with dynamic soloists, large chorus and the full Dayton Ballet company.
Thomas Bankston | Artistic Director | Dayton Opera
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Hours: Mon–Fri, 10 am to 6 pm and 2 hours before all performances
SUBSCRIPTION DISCOUNTS: STUDENTS $92 FOR THE 4-PACK / SENIORS, TEACHERS, MILITARY SUBTRACT $8 (MUST SHOW VALID CURRENT ID)
Single-Ticket Prices: P $94 | A $89 | B $68 | C $38
In addition to the regular Dayton Opera series above, members of the company also perform in a dramatic Dayton Performing Arts Alliance 2015–2016 Signature Event (New Year's Eve) and a Chamber event (Sound and Song). These may be purchased in addition to the regular series, or subscribers may exchange into these events.
No exchange fees for Subscribers means that you can swap your concert for any other Dayton Performing Arts Alliance event, using the ticket cost as a credit.
Affordable ticket prices are among the most favorable in the region—plus you'll SAVE UP TO 15% when you subscribe to a series.
VIP Dining Card gives subscribers a 10% discount at area restaurants.
"Opera Preludes" pre-performance talks with Dr. Samuel Dorf, Assistant Professor, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Dayton
You'll get the best seats in the Mead Theatre in the Schuster Center—widely regarded as having acoustics that are among the finest in North America.
You are supporting one of the jewels in the crown of Dayton’s performing arts scene.
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