Titanic in scope and size Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major ‘Titan’ will take you on a symphonic journey from the opening sounds of nature awakening to the clashing, turbulent, epic finale. Micah Wilkinson, principal trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony makes his WSO debut performing Aleksandr Arutiunian’s Armenian-inspired Trumpet Concerto.
Watch the Music Preview with Artistic Director Daniel Meyer
MASTERCLASS with Micah Wilkinson
March 8, 2024 at 3 p.m. | Seton Hill Performing Arts Center
The WSO Academy of Music invites you to sit in the audience for a FREE masterclass with Micah Wilkinson, principal trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. This is an incredible opportunity to learn from a world-class musician! All are welcome to join in the audience.
Meet Micah Wilkinson
Micah Wilkinson has enjoyed a varied career as an orchestral musician, soloist, chamber artist, and teacher. He was appointed Principal Trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra by Music Director Manfred Honeck in September 2017. Wilkinson came to the Pittsburgh Symphony from the San Diego Symphony, where he served as Principal Trumpet for three years. He previously held positions with the Houston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, and the Tucson Symphony. He recently performed in subscription programs as Guest Principal Trumpet with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, and the Seoul Philharmonic. In the summers, he performs as Principal Trumpet of the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Read more on his website
Listen to Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D Major ‘Titan’
Westmoreland Symphony Presents Mahler’s Titan with guest artist featuring Micah Wilkinson, trumpet The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler’s Titan on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg. The centerpiece of the concert is Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 ‘Titan.’ “Mahler’s symphony is extraordinary not only in its breadth but also in its emotional content. Mahler… Read More
The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra announces that the 2024 Young Artists Competition Winners’ recital will be held at the Seton Hill University Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. On Sunday, February 4, 2024, the finalists competed for cash prizes and a chance to perform at the Winners’… Read More
Hear Beethoven’s Iconic Fifth Symphony February 10
January 16, 2024
The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven’s Fifth on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg. Tickets | learn more The centerpiece of the concert is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. “There is no more iconic symphony of Beethoven than the Fifth with those famous first four notes,” said Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director. Composed in 1808… Read More