BILLINGS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORALE

Join us for a historic year with the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale at the Lincoln Center for the 2019-2020 season while the Alberta Bair Theater closes for renovations.

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Enjoy samples from the top Whiskey and Wine distributors in Montana, while listening to performances from BSO&C members. All proceeds benefit the BSO&C This event is part of NxNW, a collective collaboration of local arts and culture, Sept 12-22.

September 21, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Spend a jazz-inspired opening night with Gershwin’s An American in Paris and Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major, featuring American composer and pianist, Conrad Tao. This event is part of NxNW, a collective collaboration of local arts and culture, Sept 12-22.

November 2, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Celebrate the famous Ballets Russes with Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”,  featuring the return of former BSO&C intern violinist and MASO winner, Rosie Weiss.

Join the Billings Symphony Chorale and listen as their powerful voices fill the beautiful St. Patrick Co-Cathedral under the direction of Dr. Steven Hart.

Join us for this Billings Symphony Thanksgiving weekend tradition!  The Nutcracker is performed by the San Diego Ballet

Celebrate the spirit of the Holidays with our 15th annual Holiday Tour of Homes. Local families open their beautifully decorated homes for this self-guided tour.

December 21, 2019 | 7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, award-winning Jeremy Kittel, Billings’ favorite fiddler, violinist, and Celtic-influenced composer, is bringing some friends to celebrate the Holiday season.

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This year we will present one of the most exciting seasons in the history of the orchestra as we start the ramp-up to the reopening of the Alberta Bair Theater.  From Gershwin to Stravinsky, and from Celtic to West Side Story, we have programs that will capture the imagination of our diverse audiences.” – Anne Harrigan, Music Director
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Welcome to the
Billings Symphony
Orchestra & Chorale

Founded as the Billings Symphony Society in May of 1951, our organization’s mission is to enrich lives through music. Today that mission remains the driving force behind the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale (BSO&C).

Each season, the BSO&C performs for tens of thousands people throughout south central and eastern Montana and northeastern Wyoming, and help introduce music to children, youth, adults, and seniors through Explore Music!, the BSO&C’s music education and community engagement program. The Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale is a non-profit organization, and would not be possible without your support.

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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. ~Plato

Learn how the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale provides musical inspiration and education to our community families.

Explore Music!

Meet the Ensemble

Below are the talented and dedicated men and women from the Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale who grace the stage of the Alberta Bair Theater. Many are tenured members, many share their talents through lessons, but all are amazing.

Anne Harrigan

Anne Harrigan

Music Director

Meet Anne Harrigan
Dr. Steven Hart

Dr. Steven Hart

Chorale Director

Meet Dr. Steven Hart
The Orchestra

The Orchestra

Meet The Orchestra
The Chorale

The Chorale

Meet The Chorale

Your Rapt attention is its own reward, but there are more ways to help.

The Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale thrives as a result of the community support you provide. Through generous donations, volunteering, endowments, and more, you can provide the means necessary to allow us to continue our mission of enriching lives through music.

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