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ARUNDEL FESTIVAL CONCERTS

20-25 August 2019

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South Stoke Series: THE ITALIAN CONNECTION – Arundel Festival 2019

21 August 2019, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

South Stoke Series: LE ROI S’AMUSE – Arundel Festival 2019

22 August 2019, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

South Stoke Series: A SUMMER SERENADE – Arundel Festival 2019

23 August 2019, 12:00 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

FESTIVAL CONCERT – Arundel Festival 2019

24 August 2019, 7:30 pm
St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AT, UK

South Stoke Series: End of Festival Lunchtime Concert – Arundel Festival 2019

25 August 2019, 12:30 pm
St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

St Ceciliatide Festival – Concert & Dinner

16 November 2019, 6:45 pm
Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD, UK

Appointed as ‘Orchestra In Residence’

The Hanover Band is delighted to announce our formal appointment as ‘Orchestra in Residence’ at The University of Chichester. The Band will contribute its ongoing educational work, developing a programme of orchestral performance study for students. To …

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40 students Discover Jupiter at Chichester University

During February this year Stephen Threlfall (Director of Music at Chetham’s School of Music) together with Principal Players of The Hanover Band ran an intensive 3-day course for students at the University of Chichester. Up to 40 students attended the …

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"more basset horn music in 45 minutes than you'll probably hear in the rest of your life"

It was a rare treat to hear some #bassethorn trios this afternoon and we're looking forward to some Italian #baroque tomorrow as our South Stoke Series continues!

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[That’s my happy face to know that I’ll be playing Beethoven’s Romance in F Major coming Saturday in @arundelfestival with my beloved @TheHanoverBand under the awessieome @BenjaminBayl]

Can't wait until Sunday to hear Colin Lawson? You don't have to! Come along for a RARE OPPORTUNITY to hear him play in a trio of basset horns with Margaret Archibald and Elliot Gresty tomorrow at the opening of our South Stoke Series

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The Hanover Band

HANOVER (Not Hannover; Germany) In terms of British history the majority of the music we play is from the Hanoverian period. Hanover also refers to Hanover Square in London, where Haydn performed his symphonies and arias in the Salomon Concerts in the 1790’s.

BAND (ref: The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians)
‘An instrumental ensemble, larger than a chamber ensemble. Thus the ’24 violins’ of Louis XIV were called ‘la grande bande’ to distinguish them from Lully’s ‘petits violons’, and Charles II’s similar ensemble was known as ‘the King’s Band’. By extension, ‘band’ came to mean an orchestra in colloquial British usage’.

THE HANOVER BAND a period name for a period orchestra.

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