Celebrate 50! Opening Night

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at  7:30 p.m.
The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman, Greensburg
Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director and Conductor
Maxim Lando, piano

You should know:

  • At age 15 pianist Maxim Lando has already won acclaim and multiple awards worldwide. 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
  • Artistic Director Daniel Meyer invited the youth symphony to perform Finlandia side-by-side with the orchestra. More


(click on any piece to hear music)

  Featuring the WYSO Philharmonic
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor
  Maxim Lando, piano
Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Read the Program Notes

It’s a concert 50 years in the making – join us for our 50th Season Anniversary Opening Night! Artistic Director Daniel Meyer welcomes 15-year old piano virtuoso Maxim Lando to perform Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor. The concert also includes Sibelius’ FinlandiaSymphony No. 7 and Pärt’s Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten.  Student Rush $5 tickets available one hour prior to concert with valid i.d.

  • Free, convenient parking in the Bell Garage [directions]
  • Dress is casual to dress casual
  • Snacks and drinks available prior the concert and during intermission in the Megan Suite

About Maxim Lando


WESA 90.5 the Confluence: Interview with Daniel Meyer
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra: 50 years of making beautiful music
Tribune Review: Westmoreland Symphony Celebrates Golden Anniversary
Herald Standard: Westmoreland Symphony Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Announcing our 50th Anniversary Season!


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