Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) announces the return of Main Street Bank and EQT Foundation present Symphony on Ice, conducted by Music Director John Devlin. The performance will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, 2022 at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, WV.
The Ohio Valley’s favorite holiday tradition returns to WesBanco Arena on December 1. Join the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, along with champion professional skater Jason Brown, the Pittsburgh and Wheeling Figure Skating Clubs, and local middle and high school choirs, as we welcome in the sounds of the season! It’s a holiday tradition the entire family will enjoy!
The program will feature professional skater and Olympic medalist Jason Brown along with members of the Pittsburgh and Wheeling Skate Clubs who will delight the audience with performances from skaters of all ages. In addition, the senior ice dance team of Cara Murphy and Joshua Levitt will return to the WesBanco Arena Ice. Symphony on Ice is recognized by the United States Figure Skating Association as the largest club skating event in the county.
Maestro John Devlin and the orchestra will be joined by hundreds of middle and high school voices who will bring beloved holiday favorites to life. This year’s “Holiday Chorus” will highlight students from Wheeling Park, John Marshall, Brooke and St. Clairsville High Schools and Warwood and Bellaire middle schools.
Rich Lucas, President of Main Street Bank, is happy to continue the bank’s presenting sponsorship of Symphony on Ice. “Our employees and customers enjoy being a part of this Ohio Valley tradition each year,” says Lucas. “Giving back to the community is an important part of what we do and the Wheeling Symphony is an important part of what makes the Ohio Valley a great place to live and work.”
Symphony on Ice is also supported by a grant from the EQT Foundation, the philanthropic division of EQT Corporation, the nation’s largest producer of natural gas. EQT Foundation President Ellen Rossi notes, “Symphony on Ice is a truly unique community event that combines traditional holiday elements with a new twist each year. We are proud to support the hundreds of students, musicians, skaters and community volunteers who join together each year to create this magical event.”
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Paul Tucker, WSO Board Member and Symphony on Ice Chair, explains, “Symphony on Ice has many elements that the audience loves to see and hear every year. For example, “Silent Night” is a beautifully lit piece that showcases even the littlest skaters. But, we also try to add a unique flair to each performance. This year, audience members will be greeted by larger-than-life stilt walkers from Imagine Circus whose incredible holiday costumes will make a great backdrop for photos.”
In addition to seating in the arena, rink-side table seating will be available for a pre-show dinner catered by Oglebay. These seats provide diners with incredible views of the skaters and orchestra. Contact the Wheeling Symphony box office for Information regarding pricing and availability.
Tickets to Symphony On Ice start at $12.50 and are available for purchase online at wheelingsymphony.com, by phone at (304) 232-6191, via email at email@example.com, or in person at the Box Office, located at 1025 Main Street, Suite 811, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Patrons 18 or younger can get tickets for $11.50 by contacting the box office. Additional discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. More information is available at wheelingsymphony.com.
For availability of rink-side dining reservations, contact the Box Office at 304-232-6191.
ABOUT THE WHEELING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Your Community in Concert
The Wheeling Symphony Orchestra (WSO) celebrates more than 90 years of providing outstanding orchestral music to the residents of Wheeling, WV and the Greater Ohio Valley. From subscription concerts and holiday events to chamber music performances and educational programs, the WSO provides world-class musical experiences under the baton of Music Director John Devlin. Wheeling continues to be the smallest city in the United States to support a symphony of this size and caliber.