UNLOCKING
the sounds
OF HISTORY

SCHUBERT IN THE CITY

The Schubert Symphonies

9 Symphonies, in 9 Livery Halls, played over 9 months
– across the City of London

Sept 2022 – July 2023

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Handel ‘Messiah’

15 December 2022, 7:00 pm
Steyning Parish Church of St Andrew and St Cuthman, West Sussex, BN44 3YQ, UK

Handel ‘Messiah’

17 December 2022, 7:00 pm
St Nicholas' Church, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9AT, UK

Handel ‘Messiah’

19 December 2022, 7:30 pm
Kings Place, 90 York Way, Kings Cross, London, N1 9AG, UK

Schubert In The City | Symphony Series: 04

30 January 2023, 6:30 pm
Mansion House, Walbrook, London, EC4N 8BH

Schubert In The City | Symphony Series: 05

27 February 2023, 6:30 pm
Haberdashers’ Hall, Smithfield, London, EC1A 9HQ

Schubert In The City | Symphony Series: 06

20 March 2023, 6:30 pm
Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London, EC3A 6AB

Schubert In The City | Symphony Series: 07

22 May 2023, 6:30 pm
Goldsmiths’ Hall, Foster Lane, London, EC2V 6BN

Schubert In The City | Symphony Series: 08

26 June 2023, 6:30 pm
Drapers’ Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DQ

THE HANOVER BAND IN RESIDENCE

The Hanover Band is delighted to be resident orchestra at:

– Stationers’ Hall, City of London

– University of Chichester, West Sussex

– St Nicholas’ Church, Arundel, West Sussex

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BEETHOVEN 250

Watch our Online Broadcasts from the City of London of Beethoven’s Symphonies, part of our Beethoven 250 series, celebrating our 40th Anniversary year – recorded through Lockdown during 2020.

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New Album Release – JS BACH Harpsichord Concertos  

We are pleased to announce the release of our new album: JS BACH Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1052, 1054, 1055 & 1058 The Hanover BandAndrew Arthur “JS Bach’s seven concertos for solo harpsichord & strings, BWV 1052-1058, occupy a significant plac …

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2022-23 Season: Unlocking Schubert  

Celebrating Schubert on his 225th Anniversary (1797-2022) This season The Hanover Band are delighted to be performing a series of live, Summer Concerts at The Arundel Festival in August 2022, including a welcome return to the collaboration with The Roy …

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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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