Helena Symphony – Soaking in Mozart’s music by candlelight

Marga Lincoln for the Independent Record

At Mozart by Candlelight – it’s not just the music that enchants, but also the experience.

Helena Symphony musicians perform a previous Mozart by candlelight concert. The venue, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, will be lit by 300 to 400 candles.

Photo Courtesy of Ginny Emery Wandering Albatross Photography

Guest artist pianist Roman Rabinovich makes his Helena Symphony debut 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

An internationally acclaimed pianist, Rabinovich previously performed in Montana at Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail and with the Kalispell Symphony.

Artistic director and conductor Allan R. Scott said of Concerto No. 23 that some consider it Mozart’s greatest piano concerto.

“It’s really one of the great ones. Pianists love it. Orchestras love it. Audiences love it.”

“It’s not his most well known, but it’s definitely his most sophisticated” concerto.

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