The Hillhouse

The Journey of a Mother and Son

Pics of Conants’ Night Out December 16, 2011

Robert and Nancy

The Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys

Elihu with Grandpa's harpsichord

Elihu, at the restaurant, post-show

Elihu and Elizabeth

These were taken Tuesday evening at the Cathedral of All Saints in Albany, New York. Dad let them use his harpsichord for their performance of Handel’s Messiah. While it no doubt added to the splendor of the concert, the consensus in the Conant camp was that it was hard to hear.  Seems the sound went up to the mile-high ceiling rather than out to the audience. Nonetheless, it was a great room for the music. After a long day of school, no supper and a long drive, Elihu began to get tired, so we left before the end. Ah well – a nice evening anyway. Just wish I had a better camera. My pics are never very sharp – but they’re enough to remember the evening, and that’s really what counts.

 

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