Celebrate the holiday season by joining the WSO for its 18th Annual Home for the Holidays concert, conducted by Maria Sensi Sellner and featuring Ashley Fabian, soprano from the Pittsburgh Opera and the All-Star Choir of Westmoreland County. Hear all your favorite holiday music including Christmas Sing-a-long, Silent Night, We Need a Little Christmas, Selections from the Nutcracker, The Christmas Song, O Come, Emmanuel, The Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah. Tickets start at just $15.
Free, convenient parking in the Bell Garage [directions]
Dress in a favorite festive outfit or dress casually.
Snap a few photos around the beautifully decorated vintage Palace Theatre. Tag #wsoconcert
About The All-Star Choir Directed by Melody Vigo (Derry) 60 student vocalists from Belle Vernon, Burrell, Derry, Greensburg-Salem, Greensburg Central Catholic, Ligonier Valley and Connellsville high schools will join the WSO on stage to perform We Need a Little Christmas, Veni, Veni Emanuel, Here We Come A-Wassailing, Silent Night and the Hallelujah Chorus.
About Ashley Fabian Lauded by Opera Today for her “sweet” and “natural” sounds, soprano Ashley Fabian is quickly garnering recognition for her artistry. She is a recent winner of the Encouragement Award in the Illinois District MONC Auditions (Chicago), as well as a winner in the Orpheus Vocal Competition and Grand Concours Franco-American Competition. She was a finalist in the Piccola Opera Competition and semi-finalist in the International Marcello Giordani Competition, Lois Alba Aria Competition, and Opera Index. She received a Young Artist Award from Central City Opera in 2015. Read 3 Questions with the guest artist.
About Maria Sensi Sellner Guest conductor Maria Sensi Sellner grew up in Westmoreland County and graduated from Valley High School. She then went on to Carnegie Mellon where she double majored in Mechanical Engineering and Music Composition. Ms. Sellner is the first three-time winner of the American Prize for Opera Conducting and is the Artistic & General Director of Resonance Works | Pittsburgh.
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Arr. Wendel: We Need a Little Christmas Anderson: Christmas Festival Arr. Dragon: Christmas Waltz Tchaikovsky: Selections from the Nutcracker
Richman: Hanukkah Festival Overture Morton Gould: Good King Wenceslaus Arr. Harris: The Christmas Song Carol of the Bells-Ukrainian Christmas Carol Arr. Harris: O Come, O Come Emmanuel O Holy Night Veni, Veni, Emmanuel Here, We Come A-Wassailing Christmas Sing-Along Arr. Harris Silent Night Handel Hallelujah Chorus
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April 3, 2019
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