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Presenting Bach’s Monumental Mass in B Minor at the Cathedral of St. Helena

The Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale presents J.S. Bach’s epic Mass in B minor for two performances in the ethereal setting of the Cathedral of Saint Helena on Sunday, February 24 and Monday, February 25, both at 7:30 p.m. with four renowned soloists: Soprano Rachel Copeland, Mezzo Soprano Alison Taylor Cheeseman, Tenor Jonathan Weyant, and …

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World Renowned Pianist Claire Huangci Performs with the HSO Along with Brahms’ First Symphony

The Helena Symphony continues its 64th Season on Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with international superstar Pianist Claire Huangci, Saint-Saëns’ lush and witty Piano Concerto No. 2, and Brahms’ heartfelt and triumphant First Symphony. Proclaimed to have “the fastest fingers in the world, American Pianist Claire Huangci is hailed as …

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Christmas in the Cathedral, Helena’s Longest and Greatest Holiday Tradition

The Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale ushers in the holiday season with the time-honored Christmas in the Cathedral on Monday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Helena.  This concert is not part of the Masterworks Concert Series.  There is only one performance of this magical evening and is almost sold out!  …

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Acclaimed Violinist Makes Debut with the Helena Symphony

The Helena Symphony presents a special TANGO! concert on Sunday, November 4 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church featuring critically-acclaimed Violinist Robyn Bollinger.  This special chamber orchestra performance (separate from the Masterworks Concert Series) includes the colorful Danses Concertantes of Stravinsky, and a homage to Rossini with Benjamin Britten’s playful dances in …

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The Helena Symphony Performs Requiem in Memory of Symphony President, and Celebrates the Dream of America with Helena Citizens

The Helena Symphony continues its 64th Season on Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with French composer Maurice Duruflé’s ethereal Requiem and performed in memory of Symphony President Matthew Dale who passed away in August 2018.  The concert continues with seven actors, projected images, and the words of immigrants to …

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2018-2019 Symphony Kids Concerts Begin! Jack and His Beanstalk a Free Concert

On Saturday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, members of the Helena Symphony Orchestra open this Season’s Education Concert Series with the first Symphony Kids concert.  Created for children ages 5 to 10, Symphony Kids is a free 35-minute concert for audiences of all ages and their and their families.  …

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Tickets Available for the 2018-2019 Season Masterworks Concerts

The Helena Symphony announces that tickets for the 2018-2019 Masterworks Concerts are now on sale to the general public.   The Helena Symphony is the oldest year-long performing arts organization in Helena, and its 64th Season features over two dozen critically-acclaimed guest artists, over 30 masterworks of music, and 17 exciting performances.  The six Masterworks Concerts …

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15th Annual Helena Community Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS

Carroll College and the Helena Symphony today announce their continued collaboration for the 15th annual Helena Community Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS event. They also welcome the Helena Community Credit Union as its major sponsor. The concert on Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. includes a fireworks finale, also sponsored by the Helena Community …

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The Helena Symphony’s Season 63 Culminates with a tribute to Leonard Bernstein

The Helena Symphony concludes SEASON 63 on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with a celebration of the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein.  The HSO&C celebrates the late composer, conductor, educator, and humanitarian with the diverse music of his career.  From the concert hall to the big screen, operas to …

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Helena Symphony and Carroll College Announce the Helena Community Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars

(HELENA) – The Helena Symphony and Carroll College has announced their continued collaboration for the Helena Community Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars concert event and fireworks show on Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 p.m. on the campus of Carroll College.  Considered the largest summer event in Montana, the much-anticipated Symphony Under the Stars attracts …

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The Real Story of the Three Little Pigs & Music of Beethoven – A FREE Concert

On Saturday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, members of the Helena Symphony Orchestra continue this Season’s Education Concert Series with the next Symphony Kids concert.  Created for children ages 5 to 10, Symphony Kids is a free 35-minute concert for audiences of all ages and their and their families.  …

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Travel to the Gates of Heaven and Hell with Nearly 200 Performers – Verdi’s Requiem

The Helena Symphony continues SEASON 63 on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with Giuseppe Verdi’s epic and operatic Requiem featuring over 120 voices, 70 players, and 4 nationally-acclaimed soloists.  With a true “rags to riches” life story, Verdi’s career paralleled the struggle for Italian geographical and political unification and …

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Beethoven’s Beloved Pastoral Symphony and Harp on Fire!

The Helena Symphony continues SEASON 63 on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with Beethoven’s popular Pastoral Symphony, and exotic music from South America and Spain. Unlike his Fifth Symphony, Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony (subtitled Pastoral) has no struggle with destiny or battle with his God.  In fact, the entire Sixth …

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