Shahida NurullahVocalist Shahida Nurullah will join the Windsor Symphony Orchestra for concerts this weekend celebrating the music of George Gershwin.

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If you want to hear Shahida Nurullah sing the Darktown Strutters’ Ball this weekend, you’ll have to be ready well before half-past 8:00. The vocalist and UWindsor voice instructor will join the Windsor Symphony Orchestra for a concert focused on the music of composer George Gershwin.

Nurullah will sing Gershwin’s Summertime as well as works by other composers, including Darktown Strutters’ Ball — the best-known piece by Amherstburg-born Shelton Brooks — in two performances at the Capitol Theatre:

  • Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 17, 2:30 p.m.

Entitled “Gershwin meets Steinway,” the program will also feature pianist Daniel Wnukowski playing the orchestra’s new Steinway piano.

Tickets are available for purchase online at, in person from the box office at 121 University Ave. W., or by phone at 519-973-1238, ext. 2.