Home for the Holidays

Held Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
The Palace Theatre, Greensburg

Make new holiday memories this season! Gather friends and family together for the WSO’s Annual Home for the Holidays concert, conducted by Daniel Meyer and featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County, directed by David Emanuelson and Madeline Ehlinger, soprano from the Pittsburgh Opera. Hear all your favorite holiday music including It’s Christmastime, Silver Bells, Have Yourself a Merry Christmas, O Come All Ye Faithful, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, and many more.  Join us in the Palace Theatre or watch online!

Healthy & Safety Questions? Masking: Patrons are required to wear masks in the theatre for the safety of all attendees. We follow the Palace Theatre guidelines Read more here

    • Free, convenient parking in the Bell Garage [directions]
    • Family-friendly ticket pricing starts at $18.
    • Dress in a favorite festive outfit or dress casually.
    • Snap a few photos around the beautifully decorated vintage Palace Theatre. Tag #wsoconcert

At Home Viewing Option:

For those purchasing digital concert option to watch from home: How does it work? The WSO performs on the Palace Stage and the concert is streamed to your laptop, tablet, or computer. An email link is sent to you – all you have to do is click and enjoy the show!

Program:
Arr. Custer: It’s Christmastime
Tchaikovsky:  Nutcracker Selections
Handel: Rejoice Greatly, Oh Daughter of Zion from the Messiah
  Madeline Ehlinger, soprano
Thornett: Festive Overture: The Spirit of Christmas
Rutter: What Sweeter Music
 
All-Star Choir
Arr. Forrest: O Come All Ye Faithful
Krogsted: The Bells of Christmas
Berlin arr. Moss: White Christmas
  Madeline Ehlinger
Arr. Davis: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Arr. Mumford: Holiday Sing-Along
Arr. Harris: Oh Holy Night
  All-Star Choir and Madeline Ehlinger
Arr. Harris: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  All-Star Choir and Madeline Ehlinger

Meet Madeline Ehlinger, soprano
Madeline Ehlinger is a second-year Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist in 2021-22. Madeline graduated from the Yale School of Music in 2020 and won an Encouragement Award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and received the Phyllis Curtin Career Entry Prize from the Yale School of Music, given to a graduating voice student who demonstrates promise for a professional career. She received her B.M. in Voice Performance from DePaul University. Read more

Press:

Tribune-Review: Westmoreland Symphony’s ‘Home for the Holidays’ returns to Palace Theatre December 10, 2021
Tribune-Review: ‘Home for the Holidays’ a nostalgic turn for Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra
Tribune-Review: Westmoreland Symphony Presents Home for the Holidays

 

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