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The symphony season is On! Helena Symphony streaming concerts for Season 66 — Part One

Joy. That’s what Romanian cellist Ovidiu Marinescu promises listeners when they tune in for the Helena Symphony’s concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Yes, TUNE IN on YouTube using your favorite streaming device -- computer, smartphone, tablet or smart TV. And get comfortable -- curl up on your couch, or watch from the comfort of …

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The Helena Symphony Announces Season 66 – Part One Reimagined and Streaming ONline

Today, the Helena Symphony announced a revised 2020-2021 Season – Season 66 – Part One: Reimagined and Streaming ONline.  Branded as “It’s ON!,” the Helena Symphony is proud to bring music to the community and throughout the state.  Following months of collaboration with the County health officials and reviewing international studies on the impacts of …

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Saturday, 19 September 2020
7:30 p.m. MST
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MASTERWORKS CONCERT I: Opening Night — Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu & Beethoven’s Seventh

(2020-9-20 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) The Helena Symphony returns along with the long-awaited and much-needed Opening Night! Romanian Cellist Ovidiu Marinescu, internationally-acclaimed and a Helena favorite, returns to perform Tchaikovsky’s passionately charming Rococo Variations. We also launch BEETHOVEN 250 – celebrating the 250th birthday of one of humankind’s most important artists – featuring the unrelenting rhythmic drive of Beethoven’s Seventh …

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SYMPHONY KIDS 1: But the Music Spoke… Beethoven’s Story

“Ever yours. Ever mine. Ever ours.”  Written to his unidentified lover, Beethoven’s music continues to be a full of emotional excitement and energy.  Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances are stories that introduce children to the world of music and instruments and impart life lessons through interactive stories.  Start this autumn Saturday morning …

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Saturday, 24 October 2020
7:30 p.m. MST
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MASTERWORKS CONCERT II: Beethoven & Shostakovich

(2020-10-25 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) Conflict, hope, despair, and salvation are all captured in Beethoven’s Overture to Egmont – a testament to heroes who are willing to stand up to tyranny and sacrifice themselves for the good of humanity.   Beethoven 250 continues with his First Symphony that started so much of his legacy.  From Moscow to Paris, Carnegie Hall to performances …

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Saturday, 7 November 2020
10:00 a.m.
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SYMPHONY KIDS 2: The Four Musicians (with music of J.S. Bach)

Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances are stories that introduce children to the world of music and instruments and impart life lessons through interactive stories.  Experience the music of J.S. Bach, and remember that we are never too young (or too old) to be a musician. The Helena Symphony’s SYMPHONY KIDS program made …

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Saturday, 14 November 2020
7:30 p.m. MST
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NON-SERIES CONCERT 2: Mozart by Candlelight

(2020-11-15 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) Experience the music of Mozart’s popular Overture to The Marriage of Figaro and his exciting Linz Symphony.  HSO Concertmaster Stephen Cepeda performs Beethoven’s sublime Violin Concerto as part of the Symphony’s Beethoven 250 – and all by candlelight.  Tune in and experience your Helena Symphony Orchestra. Watch live on YouTube. 14 November 2020 SHARE AND VIEW YOUR PHOTOS …

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Monday, 7 December 2020
7:30 p.m. MST
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NON-SERIES CONCERT 3: Christmas in the Cathedral

(2020-12-08 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) Usher in the season with Helena’s longest and greatest holiday tradition with some of the most cherished Christmas music – all in the profoundly reflective Cathedral of St. Helena. Watch live on YouTube. 7 December 2020 SHARE AND VIEW YOUR PHOTOS LIVE! Share your viewing party photos live on our PhotoStream. …

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Saturday, 30 January 2021
7:30 p.m. MST
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MASTERWORKS CONCERT III: Appalachian Spring

(2021-01-31 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) The Helena Symphony returns for Season 66 – Part Two by glancing back to more simple times. Copland’s Appalachian Spring captures the pioneering spirit of America, and more importantly, the sound and soul of a younger, more naïve country with a sense of a hopeful tomorrow. The concert concludes with the …

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Saturday, 13 February 2021
10:00 a.m.
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SYMPHONY KIDS 3: My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

We do not love people because they are beautiful; they are beautiful because we love them. Explore this heartfelt message and the role of melody in the music of French composers Claude Debussy and Gabriel Fauré. Created for children 5-10, these imaginative 30-minute performances introduce children to the world of music and instruments and impart …

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Saturday, 27 February 2021
7:30 p.m. MST
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MASTERWORKS CONCERT IV: Schumann, Brahms, and Pianist Claire Huangci

(2021-02-28 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) Proclaimed to have “the fastest fingers in the world,” international superstar Pianist Claire Huangci returns as one of Helena’s favorite soloists to perform Brahms’ monumental Second Piano Concerto. The performance begins with a symphony-like miniature by Robert Schumann. Both works proclaim a tremendous grandeur and celebrate the human spirit – and …

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Saturday, 27 March 2021
7:30 p.m. MST
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MASTERWORKS CONCERT V: Clarinetist Ricardo Morales Plays Copland

(2021-03-28 1:30 a.m. UTC/GMT) The greatest living clarinetist returns! Ricardo Morales performs Copland’s lyrical and jazz-influenced Clarinet Concerto that was composed for the legendary swing musician Benny Goodman. Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony gives us a musical escape to find rejuvenation through sentimental songfulness. Watch live on YouTube. SHARE AND VIEW YOUR PHOTOS LIVE! Share your viewing …

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Saturday, 10 April 2021
10:00 a.m.
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SYMPHONY KIDS 4: Oh, The Roads I Travel

Discover the many moods in music and how friends can help us find our way with highlights from Finding Neverland and other works of American composers. Created for children 5-10, Symphony Kids concerts are imaginative 30-minute performances that introduce children to the world of music and impart life lessons through interactive stories. The Helena Symphony’s …

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