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2019-2020 Symphony Kids concerts begin! – Xavier & His Very Bad Day

2019-2020 Symphony Kids concerts begin! Xavier & His Very Bad Day A FREE Concert On Saturday, September 28 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 …

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The Helena Symphony Orchestra and Chorale performs Carmina Burana and Sleeping Beauty

The Helena Symphony continues its 65th Season on Saturday, October 19th at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with two popular works and two popular ballets: Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty and Carl Orff’s epic Carmina Burana. The concert features nearly 200 performers: 70 members of the Helena Symphony Orchestra, 100 singers of the Helena Symphony …

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The Helena Symphony Opens 65th Season with World Acclaimed Violinist Tim Fain

Music Director Allan R. Scott and the Helena Symphony launch the Symphony’s 65th Season on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. with internationally renowned Violinist Tim Fain.  From his performances in the films Black Swan and 12 Years A Slave, Mr. Fain returns to open Season 65 with Philip Glass’ hypnotic and meditative American Four …

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A night in Italy with the Helena Symphony – At the Helena estate of acclaimed European actors

On Saturday, June 29, at 6:00 p.m. the Helena Symphony presents the 2nd annual Benefit Concert.  This red-carpet, formal event is hosted at the private estate of acclaimed German actor Nick Wilder & Italian actress Christine Mayn.  Prior to the concert, audience members are shuttled to the estate, called Montana Ting, where they will walk the …

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Puccini’s Tosca in Concert & Closing Night Celebration

On Saturday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony presents PUCCINI’s opera Tosca in concert.   A story of love, loyalty, obsession, betrayal, murder, and political intrigue, Puccini’s Tosca is one of the most popular, powerful, and unforgettable operatic dramas.  The performance by the Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale also includes …

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The Helena Symphony brings music to nearly 2,000 fourth & fifth graders from Helena and beyond.

On Wednesday, April 17, at 1:00 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual youth concert for over 1,800 fourth and fifth grade students from twenty-three elementary schools coming from over ten school districts and nine towns.  In addition to the eleven elementary schools from the Helena School District, students from …

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Helena Symphony and Carroll College Announce the Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars ARETHA: A Tribute

The Helena Symphony and Carroll College has announced their continued collaboration for the Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars concert event and fireworks show on Saturday, July 20 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 well over 15,000 …

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Beethoven, Mozart, and Internationally-Acclaimed Romanian Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu

On Saturday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony presents an all-“Classical” program featuring two overtures by Beethoven, a symphony by Mozart, and cello concerto by Haydn performed by world-renowned Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu. The Classical period of music is one of the shortest eras in history – 1750-1820. The period …

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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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