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UK Tour: Handel ‘Messiah’

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Handel ‘Messiah’

About this Concert

The Hanover Band bring this seasonal masterpiece to St Nicholas Church, Arundel – by candlelight.

The master of this work, Andrew Arthur, conducts the magnificent Hanover Band Chorus, The Hanover Band and soloists Erica Eloff soprano, Timothy Morgan alto, Bradley Smith tenor and Edward Grint bass.

Artists

THE HANOVER BAND

THE HANOVER BAND CHORUS

Erica Eloff soprano
Timothy Morgan alto
Bradley Smith tenor
Edward Grint bass

Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord

 

 

 

“Strings are gleaming and engaged, their woodwind sublime, their brass bright and flexible, their percussion alert….”

The Independent on Sunday

When
22 December 2018
7:30 pm

Where
St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, UK
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Tickets
£19-£40* (*Booking fee applies)
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Additional Info
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0333 666 33 66

Doors Open at 19:00

Twitter

We're looking forward to our concert tomorrow with Colin Lawson and the @ConsoneQuartet 12.30pm at St John's Chapel, Chichester. Can't wait to hear some #Brahms @FestOfChi

We're looking forward to our concert tomorrow with Colin Lawson and the @ConsoneQuartet 12.30pm at St John's Chapel, Chichester. Can't wait to hear some #Brahms @FestOfChi
We're looking forward to our concert tomorrow with Colin Lawson and the @ConsoneQuartet 12.30pm at St John's Chapel, Chichester. Can't wait to hear some #Brahms @FestOfChi

It’s launch day! Come and see us at our stall outside the Assembly Rooms on North Street - we’re here until 12pm, and the big launch event will be later today!
#FestOfChi #Chichester #festival

It’s launch day! Come and see us at our stall outside the Assembly Rooms on North Street - we’re here until 12pm, and the big launch event will be later today!
#FestOfChi #Chichester #festival
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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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