The Helena Symphony is excited to announce the 2022-2023 Season! Season 68 will be a celebration of
Maestro Scott’s 20th Season with the Helena Symphony. Featuring a diverse line up of symphonic masterpieces,
we look forward to welcoming our Helena Symphony audience and the Helena community back to the concert
In 2021 the Helena Symphony burst back into the concert hall and online for Season 67, a Season that
celebrates our community reclaiming life through music. In 2022 the Helena Symphony will present 6
exceptional Masterworks performances that celebrate the beauty and resilience of the human spirit.
Current subscribers can renew their seats at early renewal prices NOW, and before season tickets are on
sale to the general public on March 2. Tickets are also on sale now for this year’s special Benefit Concert at
Montana Ting – a red carpet event on Saturday, June 25. See the Benefit Concert listing below for details
about this unique event.
The Helena Symphony is the oldest year-long performing arts organization in Helena, and its 68th Season
features over 20 critically acclaimed guest artists, nearly two dozen masterworks of music, and 15 exciting
performances. In addition to the six Masterworks Concerts in the subscription series, subscribers can also
secure their tickets now for the special Benefit Concert at Montana Ting and the Non-Series Concerts, including
Christmas in the Cathedral and Mozart by Candlelight.
Season 68 highlights include Helena Symphony Concertmaster and acclaimed Violinist Stephen Cepeda,
Philadelphia Orchestra Violinist Amy Oshioro-Morales, the return of world-renowned Pianist and Helena
favorite Claire Huangci, and nearly more than a dozen well noted singers, many of whom are regulars at the
world’s leading opera companies including the Metropolitan Opera. “Ticket renewals come in very quickly, so
we encourage people to renew your tickets soon and take advantage of this special offer that only lasts for about
5 weeks,” explains Director of Patron Services Scott Kall.
Other Season highlights include exciting programs of monumental symphonic works, including Richard
Strauss’s mesmerizing masterpiece Also Sprach Zarathustra, TCHAIKOVSKY’s sublime Violin Concerto,
Rachmaninoff’s breathtakingly beautiful Second Piano Concerto, in addition to works by Mozart, Schubert,
Poulenc, Liszt, and more! Season 68 opens with Stephen Cepeda’s virtuosic performance of Max Bruch’s
idyllic dream of Scotland, the magical mayhem of DUKAS’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and the hypnotic allure of
Ravel’s Bolero. Opening Night is followed by Masterworks II with the equally exciting semi-staged
performance of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, the story of love, loss, wit, enterprise, and
revenge! The Season culminates with MOZART’s Requiem coupled with Richard Wagner’s heartbreaking
opening and ending of Tristan & Isolde.
The Symphony also announces the Non-Series Concerts for the 2022-2023 Season. These concerts include the
four-decade tradition of Christmas in the Cathedral (Monday, December 5) and a special MOZART by
CANDELIGHT concert (Saturday, November 12). The Intrepid Credit Union SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS
in partnership with Carroll College (Saturday, July 16) will be confirmed as the Symphony and Carroll
continue to work in consultation with public health officials.
The special Benefit Concert on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the private Helena estate of acclaimed European
actors Nick Wilder & Christine Mayn is a fundraiser for the Helena Symphony. A Night in Hollywood at
Montana Ting is the red-carpet event featuring exquisite food, an incredible sunset, along with the greatest
sounds from movie soundtracks– all in one of the most breathtaking settings in Montana! Tickets are on sale
NOW online or by contacting the Symphony Box Office ($150 per person).
EDUCATION CONCERT SERIES
The Season also includes five FREE Education Concerts throughout the season, complete with narration,
actors, and multi-media presentations. This includes the annual Youth Concert for almost 2,000 regional 4th
and 5th graders, which will be arranged with school districts.
In addition to the substantial discounts on season tickets, subscribers also receive the Bring A Friend Pass, The
Art of Listening Newsletter, first access to Non-Series Concerts, and several other benefits. Subscriptions to
the 2022-2023 Season can be purchased by calling the Symphony Box Office (406.442.1860), or at the
Symphony Box Office located in ground floor of the Placer Building (21 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 100)
between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Subscription packages are available in several price ranges, and subscribers can
secure tickets to the Non-Series Concerts with their subscription.