Symphony celebrating 60 years: Upcoming concert features composer-in-residence

A very special evening of music is in store for the Helena Symphony audience Saturday, Oct 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center, when the symphony orchestra and chorale perform their concert The Sacred & The Seductive. It will feature a guest appearance by this year’s composer-in-residence, Kile Smith, who is commissioned to …

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The Helena Symphony Show on HCTV

Learn more about the Helena Symphony and upcoming opening night of the 60th Anniversary Season by tuning into HCTV to watch the pre-concert interview.  Remember that HCTV is no longer on Channel 11 and is now Channel 189. Tuesday, September 16 at 1:30pm and 7:30pm Wednesday, September 17 at 9:00am and 10:00pm Thursday, September 18 at …

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Happy Birthday with Symphony Kids

The Helena Symphony will host a birthday gala celebrating classical composers at this Saturday’s Symphony Kids concert at 10 a.m. What if Amadeus Mozart wrote Happy Birthday? What would it sound like? How about Ludwig van Beethoven or Wilhelm Richard Wagner? In this composition written by Peter Heidrich “(E)ach variation is in the style of …

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Christmas in the Cathedral features three symphony premieres

A rarely performed work, “Magnificat” by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, opens the Helena Symphony Orchestra and Chorale’s Christmas in the Cathedral concert 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Cathedral of St. Helena. “Magnificat” as well as two other works, “St. Anne’s Prelude” by Johann Sebastian Bach and “In Terra Pax” by Gerald Finzi are …

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Helena College Teams With Maestro Allan R. Scott to Present Arts in the Economy Course

Helena College is pleased to announce a new course being offered for both credit and non-credit students.  The Arts in the Economy explores how the arts make a significant impact in the economy.  Topics include job creation, taxes generated, direct and indirect effects on the national and local economies, and how the economic impact of …

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Symphony to open season with words of Lincoln, works of Beethoven and American classics

Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with the powerful words of Abraham Lincoln narrated by Gov. Steve Bullock. Fiddle- and folk-music-inspired classical works by two great American composers. One of Beethoven’s most powerful and popular works, Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” And topping off the evening — a chocolate and champagne reception. It all adds up to one …

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Saturday night was as sultry as a hot Latin love affair and so was Helena’s Symphony Under the Stars. The air was filled with the sounds of salsa — and it also filled people’s plates, noted Jeff Salisbury, a longtime fan of the annual symphony outdoors at Carroll College. “This is such a joyous thing …

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