1025 Main Street, Suite 811
Wheeling, WV 26003
|02/10/17||VIDEO GAMES LIVE||Wheeling, WV||The Capitol Theatre|
|Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 304-232-6191. Address: 1015 Main Street. Venue phone: 304-233-4470. Join Tommy Tallarico, creator and host for an incredible concert event produced by the video gaming industry! Video Games Live features music from the most popular video games of all time. Designed to acknowledge the culture and art that video games have become, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra performs with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussionists, live action and interactive segments to create a unique entertainment experience! Bridging generations and exposing music lovers and fans to the symphonic orchestral experience, Video Games Live provides a new and different experience that the whole family — non-gamers included — will absolutely love! TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 6! Buy Tickets|
|03/10/17||INSPIRED BY DANCE — CHRISTOPHER O’RILEY, PIANO ANDRÉ RAPHEL, CONDUCTOR||Wheeling, WV||The Capitol Theatre|
|Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 304-232-6191. Address: 1015 Main Street. Venue phone: 304-233-4470. This exhilarating concert takes its inspiration from dance, opening with the rhythmic “Scherzo a la Russe” by Stravinsky. Returning guest artist and “From the Top” radio host Christopher O’Riley performs one of Rachmaninoff’s most enduringly popular pieces, “Piano Concerto No. 2;” with its big opening chords and beautiful melodic line, the piano will truly dance with the orchestra in this spectacular romantic piece. The performance concludes with two ballet works by Ravel: “La Valse” and the perennial favorite “Bolero,” which Ravel viewed as an experiment in repetition, rhythm, crescendo and orchestration. TICKETS ON SALE JANUARY 23! Buy Tickets|
|04/13/17||CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES — ANDRÉ RAPHEL, CONDUCTOR||Wheeling, WV||The Capitol Theatre|
|Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 304-232-6191. Address: 1015 Main Street. Venue phone: 304-233-4470. With more than 30 timeless Beatles tunes sung, played, and performed exactly as they were written, Classical Mystery Tour is more than just a rock concert! Come hear “Penny Lane” with a live trumpet section; experience the beauty of “Yesterday” with an acoustic guitar and string quartet; enjoy the rock/classical blend on the hard edged “I Am the Walrus.” From early Beatles music through the solo years, Classical Mystery Tour is the best of the Beatles like you’ve never heard them: totally live…a concert bridging generations of all music lovers! TICKETS ON SALE FEBRUARY 27! Buy Tickets|
|05/12/17||ORCHESTRAL COLORS & SOUNDS — JULIA BULLOCK, SOPRANO ANDRÉ RAPHEL, CONDUCTOR||Wheeling, WV||The Capitol Theatre|
|Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 304-232-6191. Address: 1015 Main Street. Venue phone: 304-233-4470. Rising star soprano Julia Bullock joins the WSO for her debut performance singing Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915.” Commissioned and premiered by Wheeling native and international opera star Eleanor Steber, this evocative work is a simple, dreamlike depiction of an evening in the American South. Our concert opens with Strauss’ tone poem, a musical portrayal of German folk hero Till Eulenspiegel’s trickery; we conclude with Mahler’s “Symphony No. 1″ (The Titan) a stupendous symphonic achievement! TICKETS ON SALE MARCH 27! Buy Tickets|
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About The Symphony: The Wheeling Symphony Society, Inc. serves community residents by providing excellent orchestral programs that entertain, educate and enhance the quality of life.
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Plenty of parking is available in the 10th Street parking garage a block away from the theater.