Christmas At The Cathedral: Helena Symphony & Chorale

(First Aired Wednesday, December 22, 1999) 

The annual Advent concert is an enduring tradition in Helena. The program in this December 1999 concert, presented by the Helena Symphony Orchestra and Chorale in the resplendent St. Helena Cathedral, begins with J.S. Bach's 1734 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248. The Helena Symphony Wind Ensemble then performs the overture to Handel s Musick for the Royal Fireworks, composed in 1717. The program concludes with a Christmas carol singalong. Sponsored by the Montana Power Company, American Federal Savings & KTVH-TV. Produced by Aaron Pruitt for KUSM-TV/MontanaPBS, MSU-Bozeman.