2019-2020 Season

March 14, 2020 Concert Postponed please read full post here. 

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. Student Rush tickets $5 with valid student i.d. night of the concert.

*Take advantage of free, convenient parking in the Bell Parking Garage one block past The Palace on the left side of West Otterman Street.

Upcoming Performances

 

April 25, 2020

POSTPONED - Italian Opera Fest

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

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June 28, 2020

Summer Concert in the Park

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

Past Performances

 

October 12, 2019

Russian Masters

TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto, No. 2
Alexi Kenney, violin
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5
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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, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 conducted by Daniel Meyer.

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December 14, 2019

Nutcracker Ballet

Tickets on sale through the Palace Theatre box office 724.836.800

Three performances: Saturday, December 14 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m.
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

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.  Box office opens at 6:30 pm tonight.

Celebrate the holiday season by joining the WSO for its 19th Annual Home for the Holidays concert, conducted by Maria Sensi Sellner and featuring Meghan DeWald soprano and the 60-member All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County, directed by Melody Vigo. Hear all your favorite holiday music including a world-premiere by Nancy Gailbraith, including Christmas Sing-a-long, Silent Night, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, The Christmas Song, O Little Town of Bethlehem and the traditional finale – The Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah.

 

 

February 15, 2020

Parisian Valentine

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 and famously featured in the opening credits of the movie Amadeus (1984). 


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March 14, 2020

Irish Rhapsody

CONCERT IS POSTPONED read full announcement here.

 


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COVID-19 Updates

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