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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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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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Season 64 Overview

Maestro Scott gives an introduction to the upcoming season with the Helena Symphony. Season 64 Overview https://youtu.be/dLNwkeYvuu0Season 64 Guest Artistshttps://youtu.be/Q1ietuHg9BcSeason 64 Masterworkshttps://youtu.be/bZmkVPMy-70Season 64 Non-Serieshttps://youtu.be/iILv9BYWRJQ

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Beethoven’s Beloved Pastoral Symphony and Harp on Fire!

The Helena Symphony continues SEASON 63 on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center with Beethoven’s popular Pastoral Symphony, and exotic music from South America and Spain. Unlike his Fifth Symphony, Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony (subtitled Pastoral) has no struggle with destiny or battle with his God.  In fact, the entire Sixth …

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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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