Upcoming Concerts

2022-2023 Season

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. single tickets on sale now, and Nutcracker on sale September 16.

>Classical Subscription – 4 Concerts (all classical concerts: October, February, March, and April)
>Full Subscription – 5 Concerts (classical concerts plus Home for the Holidays)

Upcoming Performances

 

October 15, 2022

Opening Night

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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.”

 

December 10, 2022

Nutcracker

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Twirling into the Palace Theatre on December 10 for two performances at 11 am & 3 pm, is the only live-orchestra version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker featuring Texture Contemporary Ballet. Enjoy free parking, family-friendly ticket prices, and photo-ops around the beautifully decorated vintage theatre. 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 memories at a merry and bright concert with all of your favorite holiday music and carols featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and guest conducted by Andrés Franco.

 

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

 

 

2022-2023 Season

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Chatham Baroque – Summer Chamber Music Series

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WYSO Seeking New Philharmonic Conductor

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