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Address: Performance Place at the Schuster Center, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 1-937-224-3521
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Excellent Symphony Orchestra

Excellent music - wonderful and entertaining conducter. So glad we attended. The Schuster Auditorium is first rate!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
Forners W
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Waynesville, Ohio
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Waynesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Excellent music - wonderful and entertaining conducter. So glad we attended. The Schuster Auditorium is first rate!

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is the perfect way to start your new Years festivities... wonderful orchestra, great dancers from the Dayton Ballet, impressive baritone soloist.. and in incomparable, clever and witty conductor Neal Gittelman, who makes the evening festive, with unexpected highlights, a champagne toast at intermission and all the glory of the Schuster Center. It is becoming more and more the place... More 

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Kenwood, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

in this age of noise throughout our culture this orchestra is a true respite. If you enjoy pops or classical music this is the place for you. the Shuster is amazing. Highly recommended.

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love the pops series every year - love the rock and roll - they tend to ad the unbelievelby good Canadian musicians who have voices to match every singer you know, to do the voals on these rocka nd roll performances, so there is not only great music but great vocals. The Shuster is an acoustical wonder on its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great way to spend the evening relaxing and listening to the dayton philharmonic orchestra at the Shuster center. The Shuster center is new and the sound is awesome.

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Dayton,OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is a high quality orchestra that compares favorable with orchestras from much larger cities such as Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago, St. Louis, etc. Under the leadership of Neal Gittelman who has been the conductor for 18 years, this orchestra has achieved a quality in performance that is truly amazing. The Schuster Center is one of the finest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We love the DPO!! They are so versatile....we have heard them do the typical classics, movie themes, pop music.....the list goes on and on! We love when the schedule comes out each year, so that we can eagerly plan our schedule around theirs!! Bravo DPO!!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I grew up with the arts in Chicago, where the symphony was a central part of my lifestyle. The performing artists in Dayton are world-class. I have yet to be disappointed. Neil Gittelman is superb! The music is always uplifting. We had season tickets last year and plan on having them again this year.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This orchestra is just lovely. They really put their all into their performances and I enjoy seeing them coupled with another beautiful art form such as opera or ballet. If you haven't seen the DPO, you should absolutely see them one day soon!!

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I am not a music critic by any means, but this orchestra performs their hearts out onstage. And one reason would seem to be artistic director and conductor, Neal Gittleman. He leads them well and entertains the audience at the same time - a rather unique talent. For instance... at the recent performance of Super Pops, Billboard HIts of the... More 

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