PSO 2019-2020 CONCERTS

 

Individual Concert Tickets Now ON SALE!!


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PSO “UNPLUGGED” AT GLORIA’S IN DOWNTOWN WARRENTON

FRIDAY NIGHT - NOVEMBER 8, 2019 - 8PM

Join the PSO for an evening of rock "unplugged" at Gloria's in downtown Warrenton! Featuring the PSO Rock Ensemble led by Concertmaster H. Lee Brewster and the PSO's very own rock band, we will rock out to favorites from The Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, Bowie, The Moody Blues, and more. Lead singers Michelle Kern and Robb Foster will be joined by Kenny Hasty (guitar/vocals) and Jason Labrador (violin/vocals), backed by Sammy Sosa on drums, Tom Tucker on bass/guitar, and Michael Thompson on keys. Plus the PSO's very own conductor Glenn Quader will put down the baton and pick up the bass to bring everything together! Don't miss the PSO's debut performance at Gloria's for a memorable night up close and personal with PSO Unplugged!

JUST ANNOUNCED: You have the chance to interact with your favorite PSO performers and meet the band while enjoying wine and light refreshments! This exclusive Meet and Greet is at 6:30pm before the concert, and tickets are extremely limited. If you want to attend the Meet and Greet, purchase both the Concert Ticket ($35) and the Meet and Greet ticket ($25)! Both tickets are sold separately, and you must purchase both in order to gain access to the exclusive Meet and Greet event. And if you have previously purchased a Concert Ticket you can now go back and purchase a Meet and Greet ticket!

GLORIA’S is located at:

92 Main Street
Warrenton, VA 20186


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HANDEL’S MESSIAH

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2019 - 3PM

In December we present Handel’s Messiah, one of the most cherished works of the holiday season. We will also feature three players from our front row: Concertmaster H. Lee Brewster, Associate Concertmaster Jason Labrador, and Principal Second Violin Matthew Gattuso, with the rarely performed Vivaldi Triple Violin Concerto.


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PSO YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT: ROMEO AND JULIETTE

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2020 - 3PM

The timeless love story of Romeo and Juliette is the backdrop to our annual Young People’s Concert in February. Artwork on this theme created by local students will be illuminated in our slideshow, while the PSO performs selections from Sergei Prokofiev’s groundbreaking score to the ballet. This is also our highly competitive Young Artists’ Competition. Three gifted young instrumentalists will perform alongside the PSO to compete for scholarship prizes! This season, we are delighted to announce that the scholarships will be doubled thanks to a generous grant from The Phillip A. Hughes Foundation.

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RODRIGO!

SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2020 - 3PM

American guitarist and composer Marcus Wolf premiered the PSO’s first ever commission, in one of many groundbreaking PSO performances. After nearly ten seasons, we welcome his return to the PSO stage. Our April concert features favorite works for the classical guitar, and we will also perform the original compositions of Mr. Wolf in a show like no other from the PSO!


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WEST SIDE STORY

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2020 - 3PM

After traversing the globe our compass points back to America, home to some of the most innovative and beloved composers of all time. Our Season Finale performance is a celebration of the genius of Aaron Copland, Ernest Bloch, and the legendary Leonard Bernstein. The PSO will bring the season to a spectacular close, with Copland’s masterful El Salon Mexico, Bloch’s riveting Concerto Grosso No. 1, and the electrifying Symphonic Dances from Bernstein’s West Side Story.


All PSO regular season concerts are performed at the Highland School Michael A. Hughes Center for the Arts, 597 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton VA