The Helena Symphony Opens Season 67 with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

After nearly 18 months of performing from an empty concert hall, the Helena Symphony returns with the highly anticipated Season 67 Opening Night on Saturday 18 September at 7:30 p.m.!  The long-awaited re-opening of in-person performances begins with the most triumphant celebration of the human spirit – the immortal “Ode to Joy” of Beethoven’s Ninth …

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The Helena Symphony Announces Tickets Available for the 2021-2022 Season Masterworks Concerts

The Helena Symphony announces that tickets for the 2021-2022 Masterworks Concerts will go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 16. The Helena Symphony is the oldest year-long performing arts organization in Helena, and its 67th Season features over two dozen critically acclaimed guest artists, over 30 masterworks of music, and 17 captivating …

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Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars Totally Awesome 80s! – Tickets on Sale June 1

Reserved seat tickets for this summer’s Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars will go on sale at 12:01 AM, June 1 at www.helenasymphony.org.  They will also be available by calling or visiting the Helena Symphony Box Office at 21 N Last Chance Gulch, Suite 100 in the Placer Building.  The concert is a free …

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Helena Symphony and Carroll College Announce the Return of Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars

The Helena Symphony and Carroll College has announced the return of their continued collaboration for the Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars concert event and fireworks show on Saturday, July 17 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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A Night in Hollywood at Montana Ting Benefit Concert for the Helena Symphony

On Saturday, June 26, at 5:30 p.m. the Helena Symphony presents the 3rd annual Benefit Concert at Montana Ting.  This red-carpet, formal event is hosted at the private estate of acclaimed European actors Nick Wilder & Christine Mayn. Audience members will walk the red carpet, complete with photographs, and offered a complimentary drink upon arrival.  …

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NON-SERIES CONCERT 1: Intrepid Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS – TOTALLY AWESOME 80S!

The 17th annual Intrepid Credit Union Symphony Under the Stars is a gift to the community from the Helena Symphony and Carroll College.  The evening culminates with one of the best fireworks shows in Montana, also sponsored by Intrepid Credit Union.  Typically, over 16,000 people attend this wonderful tradition, so pack your blankets.  This is …

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Saturday, 18 September 2021
7:30 p.m. MDT
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT I: Opening Night ~ Beethoven’s Ninth

Watch live on YouTube. The long-awaited re-opening of in-person concerts begins with the most triumphant celebration of the human spirit – the immortal “Ode to Joy” of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.  Beethoven’s musical proclamations about community and equality continue to resonate around the world in a time where the power of music is more vital than …

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SYMPHONY KIDS 1: A Boy and His Tree

Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and impart 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 PERFORMANCES are all held at St. Paul’s …

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Saturday, 23 October 2021
7:30 p.m. MST
Helena Civic Center

MASTERWORKS CONCERT II: Consolation & Remembrance

Watch live on YouTube. A concert of healing to remember those lost during the pandemic – three miniatures of Mahler allow us to reflect. Legendary Italian composer Gioachino Rossini brings his flair for operatic drama, passion, love, and loss to the setting of Stabat Mater – a recounting of the Virgin Mary’s devastation over the death of her …

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SYMPHONY KIDS 2: There’s a Monster in My Closet

Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and impart 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 PERFORMANCES are all held at St. Paul’s …

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Saturday, 13 November 2021
7:30 p.m. MDT
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

NON-SERIES CONCERT 2: Mozart by Candlelight

Watch live on YouTube. Acclaimed Russian Pianist Anna Kislitsyna brings Haydn’s graceful and intimate Piano Concerto to life, and the HSO performs a comedic overture by opera composer Domenico Cimarosa along with Mozart’s first symphonic masterpiece – his sparkling Symphony No. 29 – all by candlelight.

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Monday, 13 December 2021
5:30 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. MST
Cathedral of Saint Helena

NON-SERIES CONCERT 3: Christmas in the Cathedral

Usher in the season with Helena’s longest and greatest holiday tradition with an evening of lessons and carols – all in the profoundly reflective Cathedral of St. Helena. This special concert focuses on a continued spirit of reflection, healing, and finding peace within ourselves and with each other as we end 2021 and usher in …

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MASTERWORKS CONCERT III: Ravel’s Piano Concerto with Pianist Jon Nakamatsu

Internationally renowned Pianist and Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Jon Nakamatsu returns to perform Ravel’s emotionally delicate and jazz-infused Piano Concerto.  The captivatingly lush and optimistic Fifth Symphony of Englishman Ralph Vaughan Williams sings with emotional strength and spirituality. Watch live on YouTube. SHARE AND VIEW YOUR PHOTOS LIVE! Share your viewing party photos live on …

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SYMPHONY KIDS 3: Once Upon A Time

Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances with narration and actors, introduce children to the world of music and instruments, and impart 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 PERFORMANCES are all held at St. Paul’s …

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