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BEETHOVEN 250

The Hanover Band (1980 -2020) has gone digital with an online festival of Beethoven Symphonies and iconic Chamber Music.

– BROADCAST ONLINE –

September-December 2020

Festival Details

Beethoven 250 | Chamber Music 02: Consone Quartet

30 September 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Chamber Music 03: Consone Quartet

7 October 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Chamber Music 04: Consone Quartet

14 October 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Symphony Series 01: The Hanover Band

21 October 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Symphony Series 02: The Hanover Band

28 October 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Symphony Series 03: The Hanover Band

4 November 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Symphony Series 04: The Hanover Band

11 November 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

Beethoven 250 | Symphony Series 05: The Hanover Band

18 November 2020, 8:00 pm
Online Broadcast

TEN@10

Marking the 40th Anniversary of The Hanover Band (1980-2020) and charting the UK Lockdown during the Coronavirus pandemic, performances by our musicians recorded in their homes and much loved samples of The Hanover Band recordings, were released daily March-July 2020 at 10am. Read more…

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Coronavirus Announcement

Following the latest government advice about COVID-19, it is with great regret that many of our events through to August 2020 have been postponed or cancelled. The Hanover Band is seeking ways to keep performing as government restrictions begin to lift …

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Twitter

#WatchOnline with us. The first #concert in our #chambermusic series is available now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUAQJqzsuU0

Visit https://thehanoverband.com/beethoven250/ for more information on the rest of the series and our #symphony broadcasts coming up!

#Beethoven250 #Beethovenundercovid

To mark 250 years since Beethoven’s birth, @TheHanoverBand recorded performances of Beethoven’s nine symphonies at @StationersHall and will make them available to view for free as part of the orchestra’s 40th anniversary celebrations. Visit http://bit.ly/HanoverBandBeethoven for more info!

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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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