WSO Performs World Premiere Of West Virginia Fanfare-Overture

The Wheeling Symphony will celebrate the sesquicentennial of the state of West Virginia with a June 20 concert that will include the world premiere of Forever Free, Fanfare-Overture for West Virginia by composer Kenneth Fuchs. The concert also will feature performances by three of West Virginia’s own: mandolin superstar Johnny Staats, Grammy-winning singer Kathy Mattea […]

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Benjamin Hochman Plays Brahms, Sept. 27

Pianist Benjamin Hochman, hailed by the New York Times as “a gifted, fast-rising artist,” returns to play the crowning accomplishment of Brahms younger years, Piano Concerto No. 1. The concert begins with Smetana’s rousing The Bartered Bride Overture and ends with the cheeful folk melodies of Dvorak’s Symphony N0. 8.

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Take Your Seat
For An Exciting 2013-2014 Season

The Wheeling Symphony and Music Director André Raphel invite you to Take Your Seat to the orchestra’s 2013-2014 Season, which includes seven incredible season concerts, three free outdoor events and the world premiere of a fanfare-overture to celebrate West Virginia’s sesquicentennial. “The 2013-14 Season features great music from the traditional repertoire that represents various countries […]

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Music Under the Stars, Sept. 2-3

Tonight’s (Sept. 2) Music Under the Stars, the annual free outdoor concert, has been moved due to rain to the Capitol Theatre. The concert with trumpeter Rodney Mack begins at 7:30 p.m. Janet Sparks’ Suzuki violin students perform at 6:20 p.m. The free concert also will be performed at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in […]

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Celebrating America July Tour

Dazzling West Virginia bluegrass and Americana mandolin player Johnny Staats joins Conductor André Raphel and the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra in three days of free July orchestras to celebrate America! The Celebrating America tour starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, at beautiful Canaan Valley State Park in Davis, and continues at 7:30 p.m. on […]

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Come As You Are, Leave Differently:
Announcing Our 2012-2013 Season

Maestro André Raphel and the Wheeling Symphony announce the orchestra’s 2012-2013 Season which will soar with memorable works, extraordinary soloists, pieces by today’s leading classical composers, and the timeless towering music of rock legends and the King of Pop. “The 12-13 Season focuses on works that speak to the soul, music that resonates with visceral […]

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Stewart Goodyear and the Russians, May 17

The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra presents an all-Russian program, featuring the elegance of pianist and composer Stewart Goodyear performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1. Led by conductor Andre Raphel, the symphony also will perform Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov’s Prelude to Khovantchina, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10!

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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.

Support The Symphony: Ours is the smallest city in America to support a symphony of this size and caliber. But costs associated with operating a symphony are as extraordinary as the benefits it provides.

Directions & Parking:

The symphony performs at Wheeling's Capitol Theatre, at 1015 Main Street:

Plenty of parking is available in the 10th Street parking garage a block away from the theater.