Upcoming Concerts

18 November 2018, 11:30 am

St Ceciliatide Festival – Lunchtime Concert

Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD, UK

1 December 2018, 7:30 pm

HANDEL ‘Messiah’

Civic Centre, Southampton, SO14 7LP UK

7 December 2018, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

St Nicholas Church, Church St, Brighton BN1 3LJ

12 December 2018, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’ – Gala Concert

Windsor Castle, Windsor SL4 1NJ, UK

17 December 2018, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

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

22 December 2018, 7:30 pm

UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, UK

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Tonight and tomorrow night: Handel’s beautiful “Alceste” in Budapest with Óbudai Danubia Zenekar, Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir and super soloists (none of whom are on Twitter, imagine that!) Alceste is an unjustly neglected masterpiece from Mr Handel.

Tickets are on sale for all our Messiah concerts this year and they are selling fast! https://t.co/P1P3ks9OEU

Tickets are on sale for all our Messiah concerts this year and they are selling fast! https://t.co/P1P3ks9OEU

Tickets are on sale for our performances of the Messiah @StNicsArundel and Brighton and they are already selling fast! Get them now https://t.co/P1P3ks9OEU and be prepared for Christmas. Tickets for Kings @KingsPlace available soon...watch this space #concerts

Tickets are on sale for our performances of the Messiah @StNicsArundel and Brighton and they are already selling fast! Get them now https://t.co/P1P3ks9OEU and be prepared for Christmas. Tickets for Kings @KingsPlace available soon...watch this space #concerts
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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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