Nicole Nett

Dayton Philharmonic: Mozart's Requiem


Tonight is the night for Mozart lovers and for those soon to become Mozart lovers.

From a once-lost oboe concerto to Mozart’s final and perhaps greatest work, Maestro Neal Gittleman, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus are filling the Schuster Center with the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at its finest. 

Although Mozart wrote only one piece featuring the oboe, it should not be discounted. In 1777, Mozart wrote his Oboe Concerto to great success. The following year, he reworked the piece and labeled it as a flute concerto for a commission. Through the years, the piece survived only as the Flute Concerto until in 1920, the director of the Salzburg Mozarteum archives rediscovered the orchestral score for the Oboe Concerto. Music lovers are fortunate for this rediscovery in that this composition allows the oboe to shine. Because the orchestral accompaniment is discreet in this piece, DPO’s principal oboist, Eileen Whalen, is front and center to perform what has become one of the most important concertos in the oboe repertoire.

  • Friday, Jun 2, 2017 - Saturday, Jun 3, 2017
  • Location: 1 W 2nd St., Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, OH
  • Phone: (937) 228-3630
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $15.45 - $64.30
Dayton Philharmonic: Mozart's Requiem
  • June 2, 2017 to June 4, 2017
  • Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
  • $15.45 - $64.30
  • Recurring daily