Upcoming Concerts

14 December 2017, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

Kings Place, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AG, UK

16 December 2017, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

Chichester Cathedral, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1PX, UK

23 December 2017, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, UK

17 February 2018, 7:00 pm

Clocking On!

The Chapel, Chichester University, West Sussex, PO19 6PE UK

25 March 2018, 3:00 pm

JS BACH | St Matthew Passion

Laren Basilica, Laren, The Netherlands

30 March 2018, 7:30 pm

JS BACH | St John Passion

St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, UK

Twitter

The second half of tonight's #Messiah from @TheHanoverBand was even more lively than the first - the metaphorical sheep were galloping around the meadow. The Hallelujah Chorus was particularly rousing and Worthy is the lamb/Amen was an absolute belter! Great stuff.

Hallelujah! #THB_MessiahTourUk

Hallelujah! #THB_MessiahTourUk
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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 & 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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