Upcoming Concerts

10 July 2022, 6:00 pm

SUMMER CONCERT: Covington

All Saints Church, Church Lane, Covington, Huntingdon PE28 0RT

24 August 2022, 12:00 pm

Arundel Festival 2022 | South Stoke Series: Festival Lunchtime Concert 01

St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

25 August 2022, 12:00 pm

Arundel Festival 2022 | South Stoke Series: Festival Lunchtime Concert 02

St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

26 August 2022, 12:00 pm

Arundel Festival 2022 | South Stoke Series: Festival Lunchtime Concert 03

St Leonard's Church, South Stoke, West Sussex, UK

27 August 2022, 7:00 pm

Arundel Festival 2022: Gala Concert

St Nicholas' Church, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AT, UK

17 October 2022, 10:00 am

Music at Borgo di Carpiano

Borgo di Carpiano, Umbria, Italy

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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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