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Works by Puccini, Verdi, Copland, Floyd & Sung


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FOUR-PACK PRICES:

PREMIUM $321
A TIER $304
B TIER $236
C TIER $132
 

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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 Tickets Go On Sale June 2015
Single-Ticket Prices:
P $94 | A $89 | B $68 | C $38


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AMERICAN MOSAIC 
SCHUSTER CENTER
Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Miriam Rosenthal Foundation for the Arts
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor

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MADAME BUTTERFLY
SCHUSTER CENTER
Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm
GIACOMO PUCCINI composer

 
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OTELLO
SCHUSTER CENTER
Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm
GIUSEPPE VERDI composer 
A Dayton Opera Premiere
         

 
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THE BOOK COLLECTOR/CARMINA BURANA 
SCHUSTER CENTER
Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm
STELLA SUNG / CARL ORFF composers   
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
KAREN RUSSO BURKE choreographer
   

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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.


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NEW YEAR’S EVE: CELEBRATE! 
SCHUSTER CENTER
Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Featuring Ballet, Opera & Philharmonic
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
KAREN RUSSO BURKE choreographer
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SOUND AND SONG 
RENAISSANCE AUDITORIUM - DAI
Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Dayton Opera Artist-in-Residence singers present favorites from the vocal chamber music repertoire.
     

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WHY SUBSCRIBE?

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.

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one of the jewels in the crown of Dayton’s performing arts scene.
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