Fauré Requiem – Season Finale

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents their 49th season finale Fauré’s Requiem on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The symphony will be joined on stage by WSO Chamber Singers, a 60-member choir made up of talented local vocalists, directed by Marc Tourre. “Fauré’s Requiem requires the chorus to sing with extreme sensitivity.… Read More

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WYSO Spring Concert Premieres New Music

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s youth orchestra program (WYSO), will present its spring concert on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University, Greensburg. The concert is directed by Morrie Brand, and is free and open to the public. The WYSO Philharmonia, comprised of mostly middle school musicians, will open the program with the first movement of Schubert’s… Read More

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Cinco de Mayo

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It’s a Friday fiesta and you are invited! Join us at 6:30 p.m. at the Westmoreland Country Club and sip on cocktails while you view the many live and silent auction items. Enjoy gourmet food stations, appetizers, desserts and live music with EBT Jazz.  Named one of the Top 5 innovative parties of 2017 by the Tribune-Review! Auction items include fine jewelry, a safari to the… Read More

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Musical Landscapes

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If you love art and music do not miss Musical Landscapes coming up Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The WSO has teamed up with The Westmoreland Museum of American Art to create an beautiful audio and visual experience of Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring.  The symphony plays this iconic American music while curated images from the WMAA’s extensive collection light up the stage.… Read More

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Master Class with Andrew Tyson

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“I make it harder when I just focus on the notes – when I’m not thinking musically,” said Andrew Tyson. Ideas for adding subtle nuances, elegance and color to each composition beyond the notes was advice repeated throughout the master class led by award-winning pianist Andrew Tyson on Thursday, February 15. Seton Hill University students each performed a piece and Mr. Tyson… Read More

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Holiday Music World Premiere

Every December we look forward to performing our holiday concert.  This year we are so fortunate to present a world premiere of For Behold from Henceforth by Pittsburgh-based composer Nancy Galbraith, featuring Meghan DeWald, soprano and conducted by Maria Sensi Sellner. Join us for the concert and be the first to hear this new work!   Longtime Friends, New Collaboration “I’ve known Nancy for over… Read More

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Nutcracker – Celebrate a Holiday Tradition!

TICKETS Twirling into the Palace Theatre on December 14 & 15 is the only live-orchestra version of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker! Enjoy free parking, family-friendly ticket prices starting at just $14 and photo-ops around the beautifully decorated vintage theatre. Join us and see why this production is Westmoreland County’s beloved holiday tradition for the past 26 years. The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents… Read More

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Straight to the Heart: Opening Night Music

Artistic Director Daniel Meyer previews Russian Masters coming up Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the Palace Theatre One of the most striking aspects of Russian music is its capacity to drive straight to the heart.  Through soaring melodies, rich harmonies, and vivid orchestration, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky were all masters in their own way of making such a direct impact on our… Read More

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