Upcoming Concerts

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

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Tickets are now on sale for our Good Friday performance of J.S. Bach's St John's Passion. We are so excited to be back at St Nicholas Church, Arundel! Tickets can be found via our website below:
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Tickets are now on sale for our Good Friday performance of J.S. Bach's St John's Passion. We are so excited to be back at St Nicholas Church, Arundel! Tickets can be found via our website below:
https://t.co/3u6Xqc1BhQ #THB_StJohnPassion2018

Caroline Brown congratulates Andrew Arthur on last night’s wonderful performance of Messiah at St Nicholas’ Church, Arundel
#THB_MessiahTourUk

Caroline Brown congratulates Andrew Arthur on last night’s wonderful performance of Messiah at St Nicholas’ Church, Arundel 
#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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