Saturday, 28 October 2017
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT II: Shostakovich & Beethoven

The fragility of freedom is explored through these two revolutionary composers. Shostakovich’s pulsing and militaristic Tenth Symphony explores tragedy, despair, terror, violence, and ultimately individual freedom. The testament to and celebration of humankind culminates with Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, complete with celebrated pianist Christopher Hahn, 6 vocal soloists, 80 singers, and 65 players. Saturday, 28 October …

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Saturday, 4 November 2017
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS II: Once Upon A Time

Featuring the Helena Symphony Chorale and the music of Stephen Sondheim In a program created for 5 to 10 year olds, we invite children and families to hear fun, imaginative and interactive performances by the HSO, along with actors and narrator Barbara Berg. Young learners participate in an exciting program that introduces them to the …

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Saturday, 11 November 2017
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

NON-SERIES CONCERT II: Philip Aaberg in Concert ~ VERSATILE!

Acclaimed pianist and composer, Grammy award nominated artist, and Montana native Philip Aaberg brings his unique style of classical, jazz, bluegrass, and rock for this solo concert. He has performed with music icons and legends such as rock musician Peter Gabriel, blues artist Elvin Bishop, and country singer Juice Newton. This performance will launch and …

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Monday, 11 December 2017
7:30 p.m.
Cathedral of St. Helena

NON-SERIES CONCERT III: Christmas in the Cathedral ~ Handel’s Messiah

Usher in Helena’s longest and greatest holiday tradition with Handel’s Messiah, the HSO&C, four acclaimed soloists, all in the profoundly reflective Cathedral of St. Helena. Experience why Handel’s Messiah remains the most popular work of all time. Subscribers can secure tickets with subscription purchases before they go on sale to the public. This performance will sell …

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MASTERWORKS CONCERT III: Violinist Tim Fain & Bohemian Dances

Appearing in and performing the music for films Black Swan and 12 Years A Slave, world-renowned violinist Tim Fain makes his HSO debut with the rustic vitality of Dvořák’s Violin Concerto. The Bohemian gypsy music continues with dances by Brahms and Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály. Saturday, 27 January 2018 7:30 p.m. Helena Civic Center DVORÁK Violin Concerto KODÁLY …

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Saturday, 3 February 2018
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS III: The Boy and His Tree

Featuring the music of Benjamin Britten In a program created for 5 to 10 year olds, we invite children and families to hear fun, imaginative and interactive performances by the HSO, along with actors and narrator Barbara Berg. Young learners participate in an exciting program that introduces them to the world of music and instruments …

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MASTERWORKS CONCERT IV: Beethoven’s 6th & Harp on Fire

Beethoven’s beloved Pastoral Symphony celebrates nature and its ethereal connection to us all. The riveting sounds of Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera’s Harp Concerto (featuring HSO Harpist Tess Michel) and Rimsky-Korsakov’s exotic Capriccio Espagnol offer a world of unrestrained, fiery imagination. Saturday, 24 February 2018 7:30 p.m. Helena Civic Center BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6, Pastoral GINASTERA Harp Concerto RIMSKY-KORSAKOV …

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Saturday, 7 April 2018
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS IV: The Real Story of the Three Little Pigs

Featuring the music of BEETHOVEN’s Septet In a program created for 5 to 10 year olds, we invite children and families to hear fun, imaginative and interactive performances by the HSO, along with actors and narrator Barbara Berg. Young learners participate in an exciting program that introduces them to the world of music and instruments …

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Saturday, 18 April 2018
1:00 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

ANNUAL YOUTH CONCERT: The Fantastic Journey

Featuring the music of BEETHOVEN’s Septet Nearly 2,000 fourth and fifth graders from the region learn the importance of music in one’s education and life. The concert includes music of Copland, Vaughan Williams, Charles Ives’ Variations on America, Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite, and Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Pianist and Young Artist Competition Winner Tanner Jordan. …

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MASTERWORKS CONCERT VI: BERNSTEIN 100!

The HSO&C celebrates the 100th birthday of the late composer, conductor,  educator, and humanitarian Leonard Bernstein. From the concert hall to the big screen, operas to musical theatre, jazz to classical – the music of Bernstein’s West Side Story, Candide, Chichester Psalms, Wonderful Town, and film score to On the Waterfront honor and memorialize Bernstein’s unrelenting creative energy, …

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Saturday, 30 September 2017
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS I: A Season for Charlotte, the Spider

Featuring the music of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons In a program created for 5 to 10 year olds, we invite children and families to hear fun, imaginative and interactive performances by the HSO, along with actors and narrator Barbara Berg. Young learners participate in an exciting program that introduces them to the world of music and …

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Saturday, 16 September 2017
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT I: Opening Night with Finnish Violinist Petteri Iivonen

The Season opens with internationally acclaimed Finnish violinist Petteri Iivonen performing the explosive and once-considered-impossible-to-play Violin Concerto by the great American Composer Samuel Barber. Maestro Scott also leads the HSO in musical journey of triumph over death with Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony. Opening Night is not to be missed! Saturday, 16 September 2017 7:30 p.m. …

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Saturday, 15 July 2017
8:30 p.m.
Carroll College

SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS: ROCK ON The Music of the 70s & 80s!

The 14th annual Symphony Under The Stars features three vocalists, including Broadway stars, recording artists, and an American Idol finalist, bringing the music of the 70s and 80s to the Big Sky! The concert features the greatest hits of classic rock, pop, and disco, including music of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Eagles, Cindi Lauper, Chicago, …

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