2018-2019 50th Anniversary Season

Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. at The Palace Theatre located at 21. W. Otterman St. Greensburg 15601 Directions
Group Discounts available: Please call 724-837-1850 for groups larger than 10

Take advantage of free, convenient parking in the Bell Parking Garage one block past The Palace on the left side of West Otterman Street.

Single Tickets go on Sale in August 2018. Season Renewals packets for existing subscribers are sent out in July. -or-
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Upcoming Performances

 

October 13, 2018

Celebrate 50

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Sibelius: Finlandia

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor

  Maxim Lando, piano

Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

At age 15 pianist Maxim Lando has already won acclaim and multiple awards. After pianist Lang-Lang suffered an injury Lando famously performed as his “left hand” at both Carnegie Hall and with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  Full story

 

December 15, 2018

Home for the Holidays

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Celebrate the season with a symphony concert of joyful holiday music conducted  Maria Sensi- Sellner and featuring the 50-member All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and guest soloists. Bring a sleigh full of family and friends to enjoy this special evening! 

 

February 16, 2019

Heartstrings

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Bartók: Rumanian Folk Dances

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

  Chee-Yun, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic, and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music. Chee-Yun plays a violin made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1669. It is rumored to have been buried with a previous owner for 200 years and has been profiled by the Washington Post click to read the article Chee-Yun’s full bio

 

March 16, 2019

Music & Magic

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Falla: El amor brujo

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C

  Amit Peled, cello

Schubert: Symphony No. 3

Grammy-nominated cellist, conductor, and pedagogue Amit Peled enjoys a busy and dynamic career performing for audiences across the globe. A talented basketball player, at 6’5, Mr. Peled had to make a tough choice between the basketball arenas and the concert halls. Full bio

 

April 27, 2019

Carmina Burana

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Orff: Carmina Burana
  Featuring the WSO Chamber Singers,  Children’s Choirs, and Soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera

After composing Carmina Burana Orff said “Everything I have written to date, and which you have, unfortunately, printed, can be destroyed. With Carmina Burana, my collected works begin.” Written between 1935 and 1936, it remains one of the most recognizable and popular works in the classical repertoire.

 

May 11, 2019

The Music of John Williams

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A special 50th anniversary concert event! Hear all the greatest movie music from legendary composer John Williams. The winner of 24 Grammy Awards and five Academy Awards, his most famous movie scores include Star Wars,  Jaws,  Superman, the Indiana Jones,  Home Alone  Jurassic Park, and Harry Potter and many more!

Subscribers receive a 15% discount and first choice of tickets! Full price single tickets go on sale in late August.

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Independent Music Teacher of the Year Award

The WSO and its Academy of Music announce their first annual Independent Music Teacher of the Year award to Leslie Nemeth. The award was created to recognize an outstanding music teacher in Westmoreland County who provides private music lessons. WSO Academy Director Morrie Brand worked to develop the award program. “The WSO wanted to formally recognize all the benefits that… Read More

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