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Masterworks 1: Opening Night


The 57th season of the Western Piedmont Symphony opens with Masterworks 1: Opening Night! This concert takes place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm, at P.E. Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir-Rhyne University - featuring pianist Bryan Wallick.
Under the direction of Maestro Matthew Troy, WPS will perform:
Prelude to Die Meistersinger (Wagner)
Piano Concert No. 1 in Eb Minor (Liszt)
Suite from “Double Indemnity" (Rózsa)
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances (Bernstein)
Tickets for our 2021-2022 season go on sale on August 1, 2021.


Western Piedmont Symphony

  • Address: 243 3rd Ave NE, #1N, Hickory, NC 28601
  • Phone: (828) 324-8603