Helena Area Arts and Entertainment News Published Jan 12 2023


Batey is believed for his deeply non-public and reflective songs which will be reliable and inclined, however moreover irresistibly catchy. He these days moved once more to his hometown, Helena, and will be performing with a bunch of Helena associates and musicians: David Casey, Lenny Eckhardt, Regan Clancy and Jon Anderson. The Myrna Soundstage effectivity assortment spotlights Montana performers, that features genuine dwell music live performance occasions sooner than an viewers and off-stage interviews with host and musician John Dendy. The current is on the market for later streaming on The Myrna Loy’s Youtube channel.

The Cheng² Duo, one among CBC Music’s “30 scorching Canadian classical musicians beneath 30,” will perform 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19., at The Myrna Loy. The Chinese language language-Canadian sister and brother duo, Silvie on piano, and Bryan on cello, (who pronounce their determine as Cheng Squared Duo), will be performing “beloved masterwork sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms and Sergei Prokofiev,” complemented by lesser-known fast gadgets by Antonín Dvorak and David Popper,” wrote Silvie in an email correspondence.

The award-winning musicians are making their first tour of the Pacific Northwest, nonetheless have graced ranges from Carnegie Hall, to Belgium, the Czech Republic, Italy and much of the globe. Bryan was First Prize winner of the 2022 UNISA Worldwide Music Opponents, and Silvie is recipient of the Roy M. Rubinstein Award for distinctive promise in piano effectivity

Silvie launched into piano as a very youthful child, discovering her love of the instrument by plinking away on a toy digital keyboard and starting piano lessons at 5. Bryan was so impressed collectively along with his sister’s having fun with, at 3 he begged to take up an instrument. He fell in love with the “deep and scary” sound of the cello. Their music is fantastically suited to the intimate setting of The Myrna Loy, wrote Silvie.

“Numerous the chamber music we perform was created and meant to be shared in intimate settings, so venues like The Myrna Loy are good for us to deeply be a part of with the viewers. We on a regular basis converse at our live performance occasions, providing biographical particulars about the composers or sharing non-public anecdotes regarding the explicit gadgets we have chosen, and we take care of every stay efficiency as a musical journey. It’s our hope that every listener will be able to experience an unimaginable range of emotion and actually really feel transported to an array of soundworlds, allowing a fast escape from our frequently worries.

Helena Chamber Singers resuming rehearsals
The Helena Chamber Singers, beneath the course of Dr. Steve Michelson, artistic director of HCS since its inception in September 1999, will resume rehearsals on Monday, Jan. 23, after a three-year COVID hiatus.

The choir consists of singers who’re devoted to rehearsing and performing typical choral music from everywhere in the world that represents various musical intervals and varieties and is distinguished for its artistic excellence. HCS represents an opportunity for former highschool, faculty and group singers to revive and cultivate their vocal experience by singing music similar to their earlier college and group choir experiences.

Anyone occupied with changing into a member of HCS can contact Michelson at 406-459-8259 or attend the rehearsal on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6:45 p.m. Rehearsals will be held throughout the sanctuary of Plymouth Congregational Church, 400 S. Oakes/Winnie and Oakes.Ages 8-15 can assemble, design, create cardboard swords, wands, and gear in a world of cardboard creativity! Play sword-tag video video games and role-play alongside completely different fantastical characters! Experience the shock of fantasy play, cardboard creation, and exterior journey.

Soul Perform Collage Workshop: Saturday, Jan. 14, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Value: $99. Member: $79.

Discovering and Manifesting your 2023 Perform provided by Rev. Julieylynne Shiner. What seeds am I planting or do I have to plant for 2023? Who and what helps me presently in my life? What is definitely essential issue to me in my life correct now? On this guided workshop, people will ask questions and search options by inventive exploration. On the end of the workshop, take home a bit of paintings symbolic of your insights.

Adventures in Cardboard Dungeons and Dragons Sport Day: The Breach of Winter: Saturday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 8-16. Value: $30. Member: $20.

Be part of as one among six heroes in an epic story narrated by an expert Sport Grasp. People will take off collectively on a hair-raising heroes’ journey stuffed with movement, thriller, and who is conscious of what else! Ever gotten wrapped up in a story and started to take into consideration your self as a character alongside for the journey? Be part of Paintings and Play Instructor Eric as he narrates a assortment of adventures for our brave heroes — with some twists!


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