Upcoming Events

 

September 23, 2022

Campana Chapel

FEMC Recital: Season Opener

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November 18, 2022

First United Methodist Church

FEMC Recital: American Music Month

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January 27, 2023

Campana Chapel

FEMC Recital: Student Recital

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February 24, 2023

First United Methodist Church

FEMC Recital: Organ Highlights

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April 28, 2023

Campana Chapel

FEMC: Season Finale

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Past Events

 

October 23, 2021

The Palace Theatre

Opening Night

Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro
Saint-Saëns:Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor
 
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

It’s a classical celebration when we all reunite for Opening Night at the Palace Theatre! We kick off the season with Mozart’s joyful Overture to the Marriage of Figaro and then two-time Grammy nominee recipient Jennifer Frautschi performs Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3, the concert concludes with Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

 

 

December 18, 2021

The Palace Theatre

Home for the Holidays

‘Tis the season for a merry and bright concert of your favorite holiday music and carols featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and Madeline Ehlinger, soprano from the Pittsburgh Opera. Hear all your favorites including White Christmas, Silent Night, Silver Bells, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, and many more! Bring family and friends to enjoy this holiday tradition!

 

February 12, 2022

The Palace Theatre

In the Key of Love

Dukas: Overture to La Péri
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G     
Michael Brown, piano
Franck: Symphony in d minor

Pianist Michael Brown, hailed by The New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers,” joins the WSO for a special french-inspired Valentine’s weekend concert to perform Ravel’s exquisite Piano Concerto in G. The program also features Overture to La Péri by Paul Dukas, a composer you may recognize from Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Disney’s “Fantasia” and the concert concludes with Franck’s Symphony in d minor. 


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March 26, 2022

The Palace Theatre

Nuevo Tango

Arriaga: Symphony in D Major

Turina: The Bullfighter’s Prayer

Astor Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Chee-Yun, violin

Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry wowed WSO audiences during our 50th season, she returns to the Palace to perform Astor Piazzolla’s tango masterpiece The Four Seasons of  Buenos Aires, and the concert also features Spanish composers Juan Arriaga’s Symphony in D Major and Joaquin Turina’s The Bullfighter’s Prayer. 


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April 23, 2022

The Palace Theatre

Beethoven's Brilliance

J.S. Bach arr. Reger: Suite in G Minor
Hilary Tann: With the Heather and Small Birds
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution the WSO Chamber Singers and soloists will not be performing Beethoven’s Mass in C. The concert will go on as scheduled, with the WSO performing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 (orchestra only) in its place along with Bach’s Suite in G Minor and Hilary Tann’s With the Heather and Small Birds. We look forward to welcoming the choir back next season.


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The Greensburg Community Development Corporation is proud to announce that our second annual Hometown Heroes Celebration will be held on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Greensburg’s St. Clair Park at 11:00 am. Please join us in honoring our 94 hometown heroes whose photos will soon be displayed on decorative banners installed throughout the City of Greensburg and Southwest Greensburg!

This year’s celebration will honor and recognize our local heroes with musical performances by the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra String Quartet and Seton Hill University Pipe Band. Guest speakers include City of Greensburg Mayor Robert Bell, State Representative Eric Nelson, USMC veteran, and Nancy P. Anderson, USMC veteran. Learn more on the >GDCC website

 

 

May 21, 2022

St. Clair Park

Hometown Heroes

 

June 2, 2022

West Overton Village

Concert at West Overton

Set on twenty acres of picturesque grounds and historic buildings in Scottdale, join us in West Overton’s rustic, enchanting brick barn for an evening concert conducted by Daniel Meyer. Hear Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Vaughn Williams Charterhouse Suite, Holst’s Brook Green Suite, and Weber’s Clarinet Quintet. The concert features the strings of the WSO with soloists Ryan Leonard, clarinet, and Sarah Steranka, flute, conducted by Daniel Meyer. Signature cocktails made from West Overton Distilling Companys’s renowned rye whiskey as well as beer and wine are available for purchase with valid id. 

RSVPs are free, but are required as seating is limited to 200. First come, first serve. Registration closes at 3 p.m day of the concert. No outside food/drink permitted.

 

June 11, 2022

Greensburg Country Club

Hat Luncheon

Join us in celebrating a fun afternoon of hats and happiness! Show off your fascinators and hats while sipping on mimosas and enjoy an elegant luncheon, prizes, a chance auction, and much more.

The WSO String Quartet performs patriotic favorites and pops at the People’s library. The quartet includes Dena Miller and Richard Palermo, violin; Sasha Shapiro, viola and Sarah Ferrell, cello.

 

June 18, 2022

People’s Library

Quartet at People's Library

Musicians of the WSO perform at the Arts & Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes Park at the Laurel stage. Learn more >on the festival website

 

July 3, 2022

Arts & Heritage Festival

WSO Musicians at Arts & Heritage

 

July 12, 2022

Seton Hill Performing Arts Center

Summer Philharmonic Concert

Summer 2022 Concert, free and open to the public

*masks are required inside Seton Hill’s Performing Arts Center 

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Brand: Concerto for Flute & Orchestra
  Evelyn Markle, flute
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 – 3rd mvt
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
Bernstein: Music from West Side Story

 

July 28, 2022

Unity Chapel

Beo String Quartet - Summer Chamber Music Series

The Summer Chamber Music Series returns to Unity Chapel with Beo String Quartet: Andrew Giordano, Jason Neukom, Sean Neukom and Ryan Ash.

Program:
Koji Kondo arr. Jason Neukom: The Legend of Zelda
Sean Neukom: People
Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C minor, Op.110
Beethoven: String Quartet No.1 in F Major, Op.18 No.1


General admission at the door is $15 and all donations benefit the WYSO youth orchestra program. The Chapel is air-conditioned and accessible. 

Underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church.

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Summer with the Symphony!

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