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The Helena Symphony presents Mozart by Candlelight, along with the greatest clarinetist alive!

SOLD OUT! The Helena Symphony continues its 65th Season on Saturday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church with a special Mozart By Candlelight concert. The concert features three of Mozart’s most famous works along with Clarinetist Ricardo Morales, who has been proclaimed the greatest living clarinetist in the world today. …

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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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Symphony Kids concert about friendship! A FREE concert created for 5-10 year olds

Symphony Kids concert about Friendship! A FREE Concert created for 5-10 Year olds On Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, members of the Helena Symphony Orchestra continues this Season’s Education Concert Series with the second Symphony Kids concert.  Created for children ages 5 to 10, Symphony Kids is a …

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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 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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Helena Symphony’s 65th season to feature the bleeding edge and classics

The Helena Symphony’s 2019 concert season will be a trip through some of America’s renowned modern composers and opera classics. Listen with Curiosity is the name of the 65th Helena Symphony season. With 15 performances on the docket, the symphony will be working through a number of famous and popular pieces during this year’s cycle. …

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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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Renowned pianist Claire Huangci returns to Helena for symphony performance

A night of exquisite music awaits concertgoers Saturday, Jan. 26, when virtuoso pianist Claire Huangci takes to the Helena Symphony stage to perform Camille Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 2.The 7:30 p.m. Helena Symphony concert at the Helena Civic Center also features Brahms’ First Symphony.Huangci dazzled Helena audiences with two electrifying symphony performances in recent years.The …

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