Sep 29, 2019 · It's the concert that sparked a global sensation known as the "wow child." As the music echoed through Symphony Hall after Mozart's Masonic Funeral Music, a child's enthusiastic "wow!" warmed hearts and inspired a search for the enthusiastic concertgoer. Read about the story here. Handel and Haydn Society Orchestra and Chorus The Handel and Haydn Society’s innovative Karen S. and George D. Levy Education Program provides music education to children in communities throughout eastern Massachusetts.

May 12, 2019 · “Masonic Funeral Music” was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1785. Mozart was a member of the Freemasons. Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society, known as H+H, wasn’t founded much long afterward.... Jun 09, 2019 · It was an unusual outburst for a classical music concert: an audience member shouted out "Wow!" at the very end of Mozart's "Masonic Funeral Music," performed by the Handel and Haydn Society in ...