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JS BACH | St Matthew Passion

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JS BACH  St Matthew Passion

About This Concert

An Eastertide performance of JS Bach’s seasonal masterpiece.

Artists

Southampton Philharmonic Choir

THE HANOVER BAND

David Burrows Evangelist
Nicholas Warden Christus
Laura Oldfield soprano
Kate Symonds-Joy mezzo-soprano
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Edmund Saddington baritone

David Gibson conductor

 

 

When
3 March 2018
7:15 pm

Where
Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, UK
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Tickets
£12-£32 (booking fee applies)
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Additional Info
Concessions and group discounts available. Winchester Cathedral Box Office: 01962 857275

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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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