Administration

 

General Administrator:

Toni Kent

toni@thehanoverband.com

Box Office
& Office Manager:Alison Wilkinson

alison@thehanoverband.com

General Manager:

Stephen Neiman

stephen@thehanoverband.com

Development Manager:

Lucy Brett

lucy@thehanoverband.com

Choral Fixing:

Hannah Cooke

 

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How many concertos can you record in one week? Can't wait to hear the results!

How many concertos can you record in one week? Can't wait to hear the results!

And then there were 5....finishing the day with the stunning 2nd movement of the Concerto in D Major #Bach #Harpsichord

And then there were 5....finishing the day with the stunning 2nd movement of the Concerto in D Major #Bach #Harpsichord

And we're off again! Next up. Brandenburg 5. #Bach #recording

And we're off again! Next up. Brandenburg 5. #Bach #recording
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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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