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Beethoven In The City | March-Dec 2020 | London, UK

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Beethoven in the City: 01 Stationers’ Hall

2 March 2020, 6:30 pm
Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD, UK

JS BACH | Mass in B Minor

14 March 2020, 7:30 pm
Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, UK

JS BACH | St John Passion

10 April 2020, 7:30 pm
St Nicholas Church, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AT, UK

Beethoven in the City: 02 Clothworkers’ Hall

27 April 2020, 6:30 pm
Clothworkers’ Hall, Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7AH, UK

Beethoven in the City: 03 Goldsmiths’ Hall

18 May 2020, 6:30 pm
Goldsmiths’ Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN, UK

Beethoven in the City: 04 Grocers’ Hall

1 June 2020, 6:30 pm
Grocers’ Hall @ St Stephen Walbrook, London, EC4N 8BN, UK

Beethoven in the City: 05 Ironmongers’ Hall

6 July 2020, 6:30 pm
Ironmongers’ Hall, Aldgate Street, London, EC2Y 8AA, UK

Beethoven in Arundel 01: String Quartet Series

22 August 2020, 6:30 pm
Arundel Town Hall, Maltravers St, Arundel BN18 9AP

Launch of Beethoven In The City

A year long celebration of Beethoven is launched at St Ceciliatide Festival at Stationers’ Hall, London The St Ceciliatide Festival this year featured two very different concerts. The first was a grand affair, a Dinner/Concert to launch Beethoven in th …

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Basically Beethoven

Inspiring future generations to enjoy one of the greatest composers of all time The Hanover Band was founded by Caroline Brown to give an authentic voice to some of the greatest classical pieces ever written, played as they would have been – on period …

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‘Nurturing the Next Generation’ with @TheHanoverBand marking #beethoven2020 with concerts by @chiuni @chiunimusic TODAY 19 Feb & 17 Apr #MiPNoticeboard https://t.co/WUbAV57vjC

Historically informed performance: How to keep the trombones quiet? Don't let them in the room. @chiuni students trying out #sackbutts and #classicaltrombones

We will be in Arundel for a week’s festival of Beethoven with @ConsoneQuartet for BEETHOVEN IN ARUNDEL: Sat 22 - Sat 29 August 2020 - part of the 2020 @arundelfestival
Join us for our String Quartet Series and Symphony Series!

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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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