THE HELENA SYMPHONY BRINGS AN EVENING OF ITALIAN OPERA CELEBRATING THE 200TH BIRTHDAY OF GIUSEPPE VERDI

On Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony Orchestra & Chorale and four internationally-noted opera singers present an evening of Italian opera.  Celebrating the 200th birthday of opera master Giuseppe Verdi, the performance features two dozen highlights from 14 different operas.     From the elephants and tombs of Aïda and …

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Symphony to open season with words of Lincoln, works of Beethoven and American classics

Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with the powerful words of Abraham Lincoln narrated by Gov. Steve Bullock. Fiddle- and folk-music-inspired classical works by two great American composers. One of Beethoven’s most powerful and popular works, Symphony No. 3, “Eroica.” And topping off the evening — a chocolate and champagne reception. It all adds up to one …

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The Helena Symphony Opens 59th Season With Governor Steve Bullock

Music Director Allan R. Scott and the Helena Symphony launch the Symphony’s 59th Season on Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Helena Civic Center.  Titled Heroic Portraits, the Opening Night features Governor Steve Bullock narrating American composer Aaron Copland’s inspiring Lincoln Portrait.  Copland’s spirit of Americana is coupled with maverick Charles Ives’ Symphony …

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Saturday night was as sultry as a hot Latin love affair and so was Helena’s Symphony Under the Stars. The air was filled with the sounds of salsa — and it also filled people’s plates, noted Jeff Salisbury, a longtime fan of the annual symphony outdoors at Carroll College. “This is such a joyous thing …

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Opening Night Concert Celebration – Heroic Portraits

SATURDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2013 7:00 p.m. /  Helena Civic Center The 59th Season opens with Governor Steve Bullock narrating the powerful words by and about President Lincoln in Copland’s Lincoln Portrait. This spirit of Americana is coupled with maverick Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 2, complete with gospel tunes, American songs, and barn-dancing fiddles. The season …

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Helena Symphony and Carroll College Announce the 10th Annual Symphony Under the Stars: Fiesta Latina!

The Helena Symphony and Carroll College today announces their continued collaboration for the tenth annual 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 over 15,000 people …

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MUSIC IN THE MANSIONS

On SATURDAY, June 15th from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Helena Symphony will host an evening to support the Symphony and its music-making in the community.  As one the Symphony’s most popular events, Music in the Mansions gives people the opportunity to experience two historic private residences in Helena, while enjoying food, wine, and the artistry of …

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HELENA SYMPHONY’S SEASON FINALE WITH HIGHLIGHTS FROM WAGNER’S RING CYCLE & MOZART’S REQUIEM

On Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony’s 58th Season culminates in two popular masterpieces.  The Exergy Masterworks Concert features orchestral highlights from Richard Wagner’s epic Ring Cycle and Mozart’s legendary and controversial Requiem. Celebrating Wagner’s 200th birthday, the Helena Symphony Orchestra will perform a forty-minute compilation of …

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PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA VIOLINIST MAKES RARE APPEARANCE WITH THE HELENA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

On Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony continues its 58th Season and the next performance of the Exergy Masterworks Concert Series with the debut of Violinist Richard Amoroso performing the jaw-dropping Violin Concerto by Shostakovich.  Violinist Richard Amoroso was accepted into The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1998, and …

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SYMPHONY IN THE CITY! THE HELENA SYMPHONY RAFFLES VACATION TO SEATTLE & BRITISH COLUMBIA

For the past eight years, the Helena Symphony has raffled off a trip that is not only a vacation, but a trip that brings the experience of the arts to the winner.  This year the trip includes a vacation to Seattle and Victoria, British Columbia. The expense-paid trip for two includes flying to Seattle.  After …

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THE STUDENT ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION YOUTH CONCERT BRINGS OVER 1,600 FOURTH & FIFTH GRADERS TO THE HELENA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND THE INTERNATIONALLY-NOTED PLATYPUS THEATRE COMPANY

On Thursday, February 21, at 1:00 p.m. in the Helena Civic Center, the Helena Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual youth concert for over 1,600 fourth and fifth grade students from twenty elementary schools coming from over ten school districts and six cities.  For the eighth consecutive year, the Student Assistance Foundation has ensured this …

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