Upcoming Concerts

More music, more inspiration, and more incredible performances await you this year! 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 Artistic Director, Daniel Meyer.

Concerts are held at the Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman Street, Greenburg PA 15601 – free parking in the Bell Garage.

 

Upcoming Performances

 

March 9, 2024

Mahler's Titan

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Arutiunian: Trumpet Concerto

Micah Wilkinson, trumpet

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 ‘Titan’

Titanic in scope and size Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major ‘Titan’ will take you on a symphonic journey from the opening sounds of nature awakening to the clashing, turbulent, epic finale. Micah Wilkinson, principal trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony makes his WSO debut performing Aleksandr Arutiunian’s Armenian-inspired Trumpet Concerto.

 

April 20, 2024

Verdi's Requiem

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Join us for an extraordinary 55th season finale filled with the soaring voices and the majestic orchestral beauty of Verdi’s masterpiece, Messa da requiem. Don’t miss this captivating concert event featuring the full WSO Chamber Singers choir and soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera.

 

July 6, 2024

Summer Sparklers

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Saturday, July 6 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, movie favorites, and our traditional finale – The 1812 Overture at St. Clair Park in Greensburg, conducted by Daniel Meyer. This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.

 

 

Past Performances

 

October 14, 2023

Opening Night

Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2

 Janice Carissa, piano

The WSO kicks off the 55th season with award-winning pianist Janice Carissa performing Rachmaninoff’s soaring, monumental Piano Concerto No. 2 . The evening opens with Khachaturian’s romantic ballet Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia and Tchaikovsky’s dramatic tale of forbidden love – Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director conducting.

 

December 9, 2023

Nutcracker Ballet

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,  Daniel Meyer, WSO Artistic Director, and conductor.

 

December 16, 2023

Home for the Holidays

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate the holidays? Don’t miss our joyful concert, where you can sing along to your favorite carols and enjoy the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County and special guests! Hear music from Home Alone, Sleigh Ride, Joy to the World, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, and many more! Gather the whole family and experience the magic of our popular annual holiday concert. Guest conducted by Andrés Franco.

 

February 10, 2024

Beethoven's Fifth

Cherubini Lodoïska: Overture
Piazzolla Aconcagua: Concerto for Bandoneon
  Hanzhi Wang, accordion
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Get ready to be swept away by the incredible power and emotion of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. From its iconic opening notes ‘duh-duh-duh-duuuh’ you’ll hear why the Fifth is one of the most popular and beloved symphonies ever composed. Groundbreaking Young Concert Artist Hanzhi Wang performs Astor Piazzolla’s tango-inspired Aconcagua: Concerto for Accordion. The concert opens with a work by a contemporary of Beethoven—Luigi Cherubini’s operatic Lodoïska: Overture.

2023-2024 Season

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