Upcoming Concerts

More music, more inspiration, and more incredible performances await you this season! Music brings so much happiness to our lives and we look forward to sharing world-renowned soloists and the brilliance of our own musicians, led by our beloved Artistic Director, Daniel Meyer for a full season of in-person at the Palace Theatre. All concerts are Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. *Nutcracker at 11 am and 3 pm on December 10

Upcoming Performances

 

December 10, 2022

Nutcracker

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Tchaikovsky’s timeless score comes to life during Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra and Texture Contemporary Ballet’s production of the beloved holiday favorite. The area’s only live-orchestra version of this iconic ballet features spectacular choreography and will take you on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys.  Alan Obuzor, Texture Contemporary Ballet Artistic Director,  Maria Sensi Sellner, guest conductor.

Tickets are on sale through the Palace Theatre or by phone 724-836-8000

 

 

December 17, 2022

Home for the Holidays

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Make new holiday memories this season! Gather friends and family together for the WSO’s Annual Home for the Holidays concert, conducted by Andrés Franco and featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and the Pitt-Greensburg Chorale. Hear Sleigh Ride, We Wish you a Merry Christmas, selections from the Nutcracker, Joy to the World, the Hallelujah Chorus, and many more.

 

February 11, 2023

Scottish Fantasy

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Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
  Blake Pouliot, violin
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Inspired by Scottish melodies, dance tunes and Folk Songs, Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy takes center stage with guest violinist Blake Pouliot, recognized as “one of those special talents that comes along once in a lifetime” (Toronto Star).

 

March 11, 2023

Grand Piano

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Higdon: Machine
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
  Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”

Born and raised in Foggia, Italy, Antonio Pompa-Baldi won the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 1999 and embarked on a career that continues to extend across five continents. He performs Beethoven’s epic Piano Concerto No. 5 conducted by Daniel Meyer. The concert features contemporary American composer Jennifer Higdon’s single-movement orchestral piece and concludes with Tchaikovsky.

 

April 22, 2023

Beethoven's Mass in C

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Stravinsky: Danses concertantes
Beethoven: Mass in C
WSO Chamber Singers and Pittsburgh Opera Soloists

The Palace stage will be filled with the voices of the WSO Chamber Choir and soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera for the return of Beethoven’s Mass in C for the season finale.

Past Performances

 

July 3, 2022

Summer Sparklers

Sunday, July 3 at 7 pm St. Clair Park, Greensburg – Celebrate the Fourth at our popular annual summer concert in the park! Bring a lawn chair or blanket along with family and friends and join us for classics, patriotic favorites, and pops at St. Clair Park in Greensburg, conducted by Daniel Meyer. Hear the Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever, Duke Ellington, The Music Man, Armed Forces Salute, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, and more! This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.

Generously sponsored by the Allegheny Foundation, the Laurel Foundation, and the Westmoreland County Arts Grants Program

 

 

 

October 15, 2022

Opening Night

Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Steven Banks, saxophone
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 “Romantic”

We kick off the season with an incredible young saxophone virtuoso Steven Banks performing Mozart’s soaring Oboe Concerto. The evening concludes with an epic work full of grandeur and beauty –  Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 “Romantic.” > Click here to watch Daniel Meyer’s interview with Steven Banks.

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