Saturday, 23 March 2019
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

Beethoven, Mozart, & Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu

The fiery energy of two overtures by Beethoven begins and ends this all “Classical” program that includes the emotionally dynamic and sophisticated Symphony No. 38, Prague.  Helena audience favorite and world-renowned Romanian Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu performs the endless charm of Haydn’s graceful Cello Concerto. Saturday, 23 March 2019 7:30 p.m. Helena Civic Center

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Saturday, 6 April 2019
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS: The Wishing Star

Created for 5 to 10 year olds, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and apart life lessons through interactive stories.  Following each concert, children are invited to try instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo (sponsored by Piccolo’s Music). These FREE PERFORMANCES are all held …

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Wednesday, 17 April 2019
1:00 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

ANNUAL YOUTH CONCERT: Peter VERSUS the Wolf

Nearly 2,000 fourth and fifth graders from all over the region learn the importance of music in one’s education and life.  The concert will feature the exciting music of Prokofiev’s Peter & The Wolf – BUT with a twist.  Tickets are not sold for this concert, as students attend through their school music program. Wednesday, …

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Saturday, 14 September 2019
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT I: Opening Night ~ Violinist Tim Fain

From his performances in the films Black Swan and 12 Years A Slave, world-renowned violinist Tim Fain returns to open Season 65 with Philip Glass’ hypnotic and meditative American Four Seasons. The Helena Symphony Orchestra continues with Jennifer Higdon’s ethereal blue cathedral and Richard Strauss’ lush and luxurious celebration of life with music from Der …

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NON-SERIES CONCERT 2: Mozart by Candlelight

Experience the music of Mozart in the intimate and acoustically wonderful setting of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, including the Overture to The Magic Flute, the popular Jupiter Symphony, and his prolific Clarinet Concerto performed by world-renowned Clarinetist Riccardo Morales. The sublime and magnificent music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – and all by candlelight. Subscribers can …

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NON-SERIES CONCERT 3: Christmas in the Cathedral

Usher in Helena’s longest and greatest holiday tradition with Handel’s Messiah, the Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale, and 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. This performance sells out VERY quickly. Subscribers can secure tickets with subscription purchases before …

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Saturday, 25 January 2020
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT III: Violinist Robyn Bollinger & Bruckner’s Romantic Symphony

Firecracker Violinist Robyn Bollinger, proclaimed as “daring, charismatic, and passionate,” performs Édouard Lalo’s fiery Symphonie espagnole. Bruckner’s popular Fourth Symphony was hailed as his greatest triumph and an “extraordinary musical creation,” and is a perfect escape from winter with these sweeping sounds of grandeur. Saturday, 25 January 2020 7:30 p.m. Helena Civic Center

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Season 17-18

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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Season 17-18

ANNUAL YOUTH CONCERT: The Fantastic Journey

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. Tickets are not sold for this …

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