Saturday, 15 September 2018
7:30 p.m.
Helena Civic Center

Opening Night: Violinist Stephen Cepeda & Pines of Rome

HSO Concertmaster Stephen Cepeda opens the Season with Benjamin Britten’s Violin Concerto complete with demonic virtuosity and emotional beauty that was once deemed “unplayable.” With music of Respighi, the HSO romances The Fountains of Rome and the “Eternal City” depicted with the mighty Pines of Rome. Opening Night is not to be missed! Saturday, 15 …

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Press Releases

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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Don't miss your opportunity to be part of the music making. Director of Artistic Planning The Director of Artistic Planning is the chief coordinator of all artistic activities, and serves as the: general manager of the Helena Symphony Orchestra executive assistant to the Music Director chief of staff for the Artistic Administration As a senior …

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Press Releases

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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Tuesday, 26 June 2018
6:00 p.m.
TING, Montana

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Montana Ting

A special Benefit Concert on Tuesday, June 26 at the private Helena estate of acclaimed European actors Nick Wilder & Christine Mayn as a performance for the Helena Symphony. The red-carpet event features exquisite food, a cash bar, an incredible sunset, along with Copland’s Lincoln Portrait and Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream both with celebrity guest …

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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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Saturday, 21 July 2018
8:30 p.m.
Carroll College

Symphony Under the Stars

The 15th annual Helena Community Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars is a gift to the community from the Helena Symphony and Carroll College. This year's concert will feature the award-winning music of the Star Wars franchise, composed by the legendary John Williams. Music will be chosen from all eight of the saga movies. The evening culminates …

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Saturday, 29 September 2018
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS: Jack & the Beanstalk

The music of Shostakovich Created for 5 to 10 year olds, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and apart life lessons through interactive stories.  Following each concert, children are invited to try instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo (sponsored by Piccolo’s Music). These FREE …

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The Dream of America

French composer Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem illuminates a peaceful passing into paradise.  The concert continues with seven actors, projected images, and the words of immigrants to create a moving account of the hopes and fears of those who arrived in America in search of a utopian world through Peter Boyer’s Ellis Island – Dream of America …

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Tango!

“Daring, versatile, charismatic, and passionate” – Critically acclaimed Violinist Robyn Bollinger makes her HSO debut featuring the sweet and sultry sounds of tango master Astor Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.  This special chamber orchestra performance includes the colorful Danses Concertantes of Stravinsky and a homage to Rossini with Benjamin Britten’s playful dances in Soirées …

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Saturday, 10 November 2018
10:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

SYMPHONY KIDS: Fiona the Frog & Her Violin

The music of Dvořák and Nielsen Created for 5 to 10 year olds, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and apart life lessons through interactive stories.  Following each concert, children are invited to try instruments at the Instrument Petting Zoo (sponsored by Piccolo’s Music). …

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Christmas in the Cathedral

The Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale ushers in the holiday season with the Baroque masterpiece Vivaldi’s Gloria, Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate, and several other holiday masterworks and Christmas favorites – all in a heart-warming concert that brings the spirit of Christmas to Helena. This performance sells out very quickly. Subscribers can secure tickets with subscription purchases before …

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