Earlier this month, we recorded the Handel and Haydn Society's season finale for WCRB In Concert, where it will air in the fall -- and we caught this unforgettable moment on tape.
A nine-year-old child gave voice to a reaction virtually all of the 2,500 people in Symphony Hall felt at the end of Mozart's Masonic Funeral Music, during a performance by the Handel and Haydn Society and conductor Harry Christophers. David Snead, Executive Director of H+H, was so moved by the moment that he sent an e-mail to subscribers to find the child and offer him and his family the chance to meet Christophers.
Hear the end of Mozart's Masonic Funeral Music, and the boy's reaction:
David Snead's message: