Upcoming Concerts

There is so much great music for you to enjoy in 2022! NOW WITH TWO GREAT OPTIONS: You can join us in the beautiful Palace Theatre for in-person concerts or if you prefer to stay at home this winter you can purchase a digital link and watch the concert(s) live-streamed.

For those who attend in person, our concert home The Palace Theatre has implemented enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures and their HVAC system has been upgraded click here for detailed safety information. *Patrons are required to wear masks in the theatre for the safety of all attendees.

Want to attend all three concerts? Buy 2 and get one free for a limited time (in person only).

Upcoming Performances

 

February 12, 2022

In the Key of Love

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Dukas: Overture to La Péri
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G     
Michael Brown, piano
Franck: Symphony in d minor

Pianist Michael Brown, hailed by The New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers,” joins the WSO for a special french-inspired Valentine’s weekend concert to perform Ravel’s exquisite Piano Concerto in G. The program also features Overture to La Péri by Paul Dukas, a composer you may recognize from Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Disney’s “Fantasia” and the concert concludes with Franck’s Symphony in d minor. >Watch at Home Option

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March 26, 2022

Nuevo Tango

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Arriaga: Symphony in D Major

Turina: The Bullfighter’s Prayer

Astor Piazzola:  Aconcagua; Concerto for Accordion    
Hanzhi Wang, accordion

We can’t wait for you to hear the groundbreaking Young Concert Artist Hanzhi Wang who plays with “staggering virtuosity that held the audience in a state of breathlessness, as thrilling to watch as to hear.” She performs Astor Piazzolla’s Aconcagua: Concerto for Accordion and the concert also features Spanish composers Juan Arriaga’s Symphony in D Major and Joaquin Turina’s The Bullfighter’s Prayer. >Watch at home Option

 

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April 23, 2022

Beethoven's Brilliance

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J.S. Bach arr. Reger: Suite in G Minor
Hilary Tann: With the Heather and Small Birds
Beethoven: Mass in C  
  WSO Chamber Choir, Soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera

The Palace stage will be filled with the voices of the WSO Chamber Choir and soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera to perform Beethoven’s Mass in C for the season finale. The evening begins with Bach’s Suite in G Minor and also features Welsh-born composer Hillary Tann’s nature-inspired With the Heather and Small Birds. >Watch at Home Option

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Past Performances

 

October 23, 2021

Opening Night

Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro
Saint-Saëns:Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor
 
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

It’s a classical celebration when we all reunite for Opening Night at the Palace Theatre! We kick off the season with Mozart’s joyful Overture to the Marriage of Figaro and then two-time Grammy nominee recipient Jennifer Frautschi performs Saint-Saëns’ Violin Concerto No. 3, the concert concludes with Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

 

 

December 11, 2021

Nutcracker

Twirling into the Palace Theatre on December 11 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. *Masks are required and please review safety guidelines. 

 

December 18, 2021

Home for the Holidays

Tickets are available to purchase at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. 

‘Tis the season for a merry and bright concert of your favorite holiday music and carols featuring the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and Madeline Ehlinger, soprano from the Pittsburgh Opera. Hear all your favorites including White Christmas, Silent Night, Silver Bells, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, and many more! Bring family and friends to enjoy this holiday tradition! *Masks are required and please review safety guidelines.  

2021-22 Season

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