Join the Philharmonic for an exciting concert to celebrate Memorial Day! Bring your own seat—but leave the cooler at home—and enjoy patriotic tunes such as the “Armed Forces Salute.” This family-friendly festival is rounded out with special activities, costumed interpreters, and more!


Calvin Custer & John Stafford Smith The Star-Spangled Banner

Walter S. Allen Dayton Centennial March

Franz von Suppé Overture from Poet and Peasant 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker

Giacomo Puccini “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi

Ruggero Leoncavallo Mattinata

Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4, III: Allegro giocoso

Richard Rodgers Selections from South Pacific

Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady

Samuel A. Ward America the Beautiful

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture