Fresh off the release of her new album, “Memphis Magnetic,” and Christmas album, “A Very Magnetic Christmas,” soul singer, Broadway veteran and concert favorite Morgan James brings the classic sounds of Memphis to a full symphony orchestra. This program is a love letter to one of the great American birthplaces of soul, featuring brand-new arrangements of Memphis classics by Al Green, Otis Redding, Ann Peebles, Sam and Dave, and, of course, Elvis.
Morgan rounds out the evening with her own Memphis soul originals and storytelling. Hear your favorite soul tunes come to life in a brand-new way that will have you dancing and singing along!
This kaleidoscopic concert is focused around the ideas of incredible women, a sense of home, and the forces of nature.
This performance will feature three incredible American artists: Clarice Assad, Angélica Negrón and Bridgette Gan. One of the through lines of our season is an examination of what it means to be American and how to tell our unique “American stories.” Through the creativity of these three women, we will tell three different types of beautiful American tales.
The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra presents Jurassic Park in Concert, film with live orchestra, led by conductor John Devlin.
The action-packed adventure pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, this epic film is sheer movie magic 65 million years in the making…
Now audiences can experience Jurassic Park as never before: projected in HD with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture.
Our season finale centers around the Wheeling Symphony’s exploration of the life and works of Dimitri Shostakovich, a project that began in May of 2022 during our “Festival of Ideas.” Wheeling will welcome the young pianist Maxim Lando for this season-ending week. Maxim will perform Franz Liszt’s Totentanz (Dance of Death) which is based on the famous Dies Irae motive, a musical symbol of death.
The WSO loves to celebrate living American composers and Dan Pertuu lives and works just under 100 miles away from the Capitol Theatre. We are thrilled to present his work, Phoenix, as its musical content represents rebirth and overcoming obstacles—a perfect symbol for the story within the Shostakovich symphony that follows.