2018-2019 50th Anniversary Season

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

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

Single Tickets are all on sale.

Call 724.837.1850 to order tickets!

Nutcracker Tickets are on sale through the Palace Theatre Box Office 724.836.8000

 

Upcoming Performances

 

December 8, 2018

Nutcracker Ballet

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Tchaikovsky’s timeless score comes to life during the WSO and Laurel Ballet’s 25th Anniversary production of the beloved holiday ballet. The area’s only live-orchestra version will take you on a magical, musical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys featuring charming sets and beautiful costumes. Three performances Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 and 7 PM and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 2 PM. Family-friendly priced tickets start at $13.

Tickets go on sale September 14 through the Palace Theatre 724.836.8000

 

December 15, 2018

Home for the Holidays

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Celebrate the season with a symphony concert of joyful holiday music conducted by Maria Sensi- Sellner and featuring Ashley Fabian, soprano from the Pittsburgh Opera, the 50-member All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County. Bring a sleigh full of family and friends to enjoy this special evening! 

 

February 16, 2019

Heartstrings

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Bartók: Rumanian Folk Dances

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

  Chee-Yun, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic, and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music. Chee-Yun plays a violin made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1669. It is rumored to have been buried with a previous owner for 200 years and has been profiled by the Washington Post click to read the article Chee-Yun’s full bio

 

March 16, 2019

Music & Magic

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Falla: El amor brujo

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C

  Amit Peled, cello

Schubert: Symphony No. 3

Grammy-nominated cellist, conductor, and pedagogue Amit Peled enjoys a busy and dynamic career performing for audiences across the globe. A talented basketball player, at 6’5, Mr. Peled had to make a tough choice between the basketball arenas and the concert halls. Full bio

 

April 27, 2019

Carmina Burana

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Orff: Carmina Burana
    Featuring the WSO Chamber Singers, Westmoreland Choral Society, University of Pittsburgh Choir, Seton Hill University Choir, Children’s Choirs, and Soloists from the Pittsburgh Opera

After composing Carmina Burana Orff said “Everything I have written to date, and which you have, unfortunately, printed, can be destroyed. With Carmina Burana, my collected works begin.” Written between 1935 and 1936, it remains one of the most recognizable and popular works in the classical repertoire.

 

May 11, 2019

The Music of John Williams

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Season Finale

A special 50th-anniversary concert event! Hear all the greatest movie music from legendary composer John Williams. The winner of 24 Grammy Awards and five Academy Awards, his most famous movie scores include Star Wars,  JawsSupermanIndiana Jones,  Home Alone,  Jurassic Park,  Harry Potter and many more!

Join a book discussion of The Space Barons, a partnership with the Westmoreland Library Network

 

Past Performances

 

October 13, 2018

Celebrate 50

BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 6:30 PM tonight! Good seating options remain, college students $5 at the door with valid id

Sibelius: Finlandia
  WYSO Philharmonic

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor

  Maxim Lando, piano

Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

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At age 15 pianist Maxim Lando has already won acclaim and multiple awards. After pianist Lang-Lang suffered an injury Lando famously performed as his “left hand” at both Carnegie Hall and with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  Full story

Celebrate the Holidays with the WSO!

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