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Symphony Kids – The Boy & His Tree – Music of Benjamin Britten – A Free Concert

On Saturday, February 3 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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Internationally-Acclaimed Violinist Appears with the Helena Symphony Orchestra

The Helena Symphony continues SEASON 63 on Saturday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with world-renowned Violinist Tim Fain.  Mr. Fain was seen on screen and heard on the Grammy-nominated soundtrack to the film Black Swan, can be heard on the soundtrack to Moonlight, and gave “voice” to the violin of …

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Usher in the Season with Christmas in the Cathedral- Helena’s Greatest & Longest Holiday Tradition

On MONDAY, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Helena, the Helena Symphony officially begins the Helena holiday season with one performance only of Handel’s Messiah.  The concert features the Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale, along with the four nationally-noted soloists who have performed in opera houses and concert halls throughout the …

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Legendary Pianist & Composer Philip Aaberg Launches New Recording at a Special Concert

The Helena Symphony proudly presents a special concert on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center featuring legendary Pianist & Composer Philip Aaberg.  As one of Montana’s most celebrated musicians, the classically-trained Harvard University graduate incorporates classical, jazz, bluegrass, rock, and new music elements into his compositions and musical structures.  Although …

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The Season Continues with Two Revolutionary Composers: Shostakovich and Beethoven

The Helena Symphony continues SEASON 63 on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with two revolutionary composers: Shostakovich and Beethoven, including Pianist Christopher Hahn, 6 vocal soloists, 80 chorus singers, and 65 players of the HSO. The fragility of freedom is explored through Shostakovich’s pulsing and militaristic Tenth Symphony and …

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Symphony Kids – VIVALDI’s Four Seasons and A Season for Charlotte, the spider A FREE Concert

On Saturday, September 30 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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The Helena Symphony Season 63 with Finnish Violinist Petteri Iivonen

Music Director Allan R. Scott and the Helena Symphony launch the Symphony’s SEASON 63 on Saturday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center 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 …

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Helena Symphony Orchestra announces openings for Principal Horn

The Helena Symphony Orchestra encourages talented and dedicated musicians to audition. Musicians are judged on musicianship, preparation, tone quality, and proficiency on their instrument. The Audition Committee consists of the Music Director, any assistant conductor, and principal members of the section(s) or instrument family (i.e. winds), and at times, other members from that section. Prior …

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Reserved Seat Tickets to this Year’s Symphony Under the Stars Go On Sale June 1st

(HELENA) – The Helena Symphony and Carroll College announces their continued collaboration for the 14th annual Symphony Under the Stars concert event and fireworks show on Saturday, July 15 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 …

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The Helena Symphony culminates Season with PUCCINI’s opera La Bohème

On Saturday, May 6, 7:30 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale and nine soloists perform Puccini’s heart-breaking story of La Bohème. La Bohème, the passionate, timeless, and indelible story of love among young artists in Paris, can stake its claim as the world’s most popular opera. “It is one of …

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Symphony Kids Concert

On Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, members of the Helena Symphony Orchestra continue this year’s Education Concert Series with the final Symphony Kids concert of the Season.  Created for children ages 5 to 10, Symphony Kids is a free one-hour concert for audiences of all ages and their …

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The Helena Symphony Brings Music to more than 1,800 Fourth & Fifth Graders from Helena and Beyond

On Wednesday, March 15, 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 elementary schools coming from over ten school districts and nine cities. In addition to the eleven elementary schools from the Helena School District, …

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Share Romance with the Fire of ¡FLAMENCO!

On Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony Orchestra presents the timeless world of dream-like Spain and the nationally-noted flamenco company, Solero Flamenco, including flamenco guitarist, singer, dancer with castanets, and cajón (box drum) player. Together with the Helena Symphony Orchestra, Solero Flamenco will feature the gypsy-inspired music of …

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