2019-2020 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.

4 or 5 Concert Season Subscriptions Now Available for Purchase online or call 724.837.1850

Single Tickets on Sale August 26!

Upcoming Performances

 

October 12, 2019

Russian Masters

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Subscriptions Available Now, Single Tickets on Sale August 26

TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto, No. 2
Alexi Kenney, violin
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5

Violinist Alexi Kenney has been named “a talent to watch” by the New York Times and he recently served as Guest Concertmaster for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He opens the WSO’s 51st season with Prokofiev’s extraordinary Violin Concerto No. 2.  The program also features Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin: Polonaise, an and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 conducted by Daniel Meyer.

 

December 14, 2019

Nutcracker Ballet

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Tickets on sale August 26 through the Palace Theatre box office 724.836.800

Join the WSO and the Laurel Ballet Company on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. You’ll experience Tchaikovsky’s magical score performed by the full orchestra. Whether going to the Nutcracker Ballet is a family tradition or a once-in-a-lifetime visit, the experience will warm your spirit and stay with you forever. Family friendly ticket prices start at $14 with free, convenient parking in the Bell Garage.

 

December 21, 2019

Home for the Holidays

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Subscriptions Available Now, Single Tickets on Sale August 26

Celebrate the season with a symphony concert of joyful holiday music conducted by Maria Sensi-Sellner and featuring the 60-member All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and special guests. Bring a sleigh full of family and friends to enjoy this special evening!

 

February 15, 2020

Parisian Valentine

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Subscriptions Available Now, Single Tickets on Sale August 26

STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
SAINT-SAËNS Piano Concerto No 2.
  Maxim Lando, piano
MOZART Symphony No. 40

Artistic Director Daniel Meyer welcomes back piano virtuoso Maxim Lando to perform French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No 2. The work was written in Paris in the span of just three short weeks and remains one of his most popular concertos. The concert also includes Stravinsky’s charming Pulcinella Suite, premiered by Ballets Russes at the Paris Opera in 1920. The evening concludes with Mozart’s dramatic Symphony No. 40, one of his last three symphonies. 

 

March 14, 2020

Irish Rhapsody

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Subscriptions Available Now, Single Tickets on Sale August 26

STANFORD Irish Rhapsody No. 1
CPE BACH Flute Concerto
  Lorna McGhee, flute
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 1 “Spring”

Travel to the Emerald Isle with Dublin-born composer Charles Stanford’s charming Irish Rhapsody. Known for her “exceptionally rich and vibrant tone” (Washington Post) Lorna McGhee, principal flute for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays CPE Bach’s virtuosic Flute Concerto. Bach composed the work in 1748 while at the court of the flute-aficionado King Frederick the Great. The concert also includes Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 “Spring” that first premiered with conductor Felix Mendelssohn.

 

April 25, 2020

Italian Opera Fest

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Join us for an unforgettable season finale of celebrated Italian operatic masterworks featuring the works of Verdi, Bellini and Puccini performed by the WSO Chamber Singers and special guests.

Past Performances

 

June 30, 2019

Concert in the Park

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the symphony! Bring family and friends to our free concert of classics, patriotic favorites and pops at St. Clair Park in Greensburg.  Conducted by Daniel Meyer. Donations are accepted.

Spend Summer with the Symphony!

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Recent blog posts

Academy of Music Summer Concerts

Summer Philharmonic Free Summer Concert Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8 p.m. – Seton Hill University Performing Arts Center The WSO Academy of Music’s Summer Philharmonic will present a free summer concert on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center, downtown Greensburg. Music Director Morrie Brand conducts the concert that begins with standard… Read More

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Summer with the Symphony!

Enjoy great music all summer long including a free concert in the park, Chamber Music Series and Summer Philharmonic Concert at Seton Hill. Summer Sparklers – Free Concert in the Park Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. St. Clair Park – 135 North Maple Ave., Greensburg | Directions Celebrate the Fourth of July with the symphony! Bring family and friends… Read More

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RSVP for the 2019 Hat Luncheon

Guests are invited to sip champagne and don their most stylish hats at the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s 18th Hat Luncheon on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Co-chairpersons Karen Kohut and Diane Nickoloff welcome guests to the champagne reception beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the luncheon at noon. The event will be held at the Greensburg Country Club, where the lush grounds… Read More

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