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of outstanding period instrument performances’

1980 to 2017  :

Sunday 7 May 2017
National Centre for the Performing Arts, Bejing, China


HANDEL Water Music + Royal Fireworks Music
Benjamin Bayl director/harpsichord

Saturday 26 March 2016
Kings College Cambridge

Friday 22 April 2016
Kings Place, London N1 9AG

HANDEL Brockes Passion

Alish Tynan soprano Helen Jane Howells soprano
Benjamin Williamson alto

Ben Johnson tenor Roderick Williams bass
Morgan Pearse bass

Choir of King’s College Cambridge
Stephen Cleobury conductor

Saturday 29 August 2015 18.00

St.Nicholas Church, Arundel

WEBER Clarinet Quintet Op.34 in Bb
REICHA Bassoon Quintet in Bb
MENDELSSOHN Octet in Eb Op.20


Colin Lawson clarinet Nathaniel Harrison bassoon
Madeleine Easton violin Jayne Spencer violin
Kelly McCusker violin Julia Black violin
Daniel Shilladay viola Jordan Bowron viola
Sebastian Comberti cello George Ross cello

Saturday 4 July 2015 19.30

Chichester Cathedral

BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture
HAYDN Insanae e vanae curae
MOZART Ave verum corpus
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5 in c Op.67

Chichester Cathedral Choristers
Charles Harrison conductor
Benjamin Bayl conductor

Monday 2 February 2015 19.00
Stationers Hall, City of London EC4 7DD

ABEL Flute Concerto Op.6 No.5 in G
CPEBACH Symphony in b Wq 182/5
HANDEL Trio Sonata in b
J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concerto No.5

Rachel Brown flute
Mahan Esfahani director/hpd

Saturday 16 October 2014 

St.Nicholas Church, Arundel

J.S.BACH B minor Mass

Miriam Allan soprano Emma Tring soprano William Towers alto
Matthew Howard tenor Jonathan Brown bass

Benjamin Bayl conductor

Wednesday 24 September 2014
Waterloo Chambers, Windsor Castle


HANDEL Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Operatic Arias from Xerxes, Rinaldo & Radamisto
Total Eclipse from Sansom
Where’re you walk from Semele
Concerto Grosso Op.3 No.2 in Bb
RAMEAU Pieces de Clavecin from Suite in e

William Towers alto Thomas Guthrie tenor
Mahan Esfahani director/harpsichord

Monday 25 August 2014
St.Leonards Church, Arundel

MOZART Serenata Notturno in D K. 239
HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante Op.84
Symphony No.96 ‘Miracle’ in D

Monica Huggett director/violin

Sunday 24 August 2014 2014 

St.Leonards Church, South Stoke

MOZART Oboe Quartet in F
SCHUBERT Octet D.803 in F


Saturday 23 August 2014 

St.Nicholas Church, Arundel

Mozart Serenade in Bb K.361
Haffner Serenade in D K.250

Monica Huggett director/violin

Friday 20 June 2014 

St.John’s Chapel, Chichester

MOZART Oboe Quartet in F K.370
MOZART Clarinet Quintet in A K. 581


Thursday 19 June 2014 

St.John’s Chapel, Chichester

BEETHOVEN Septet Op.20 in Eb


Wednesday 18 June 2014 

St.John’s Chapel, Chichester

BEETHOVEN Sonata for Cello and Fortepiano Op.5 No.2 in g
SCHUBERT Trout Quintet in A Op.114


Sat 25 January 2014
St. Nicholas Church, Arundel

MOZART Overture La Clemenza di Tito, Serenade in c K.388
HAYDN  Harpsichord Concerto in D Hob: XVIII: II
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.1 in C Op.21

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord
Benjamin Bayl conductor

Monday 9 September 2013
Stationers Hall, City of London
in the presence of HRH,The Duke of Kent, KG
& the Lord Mayor of London

MOZART Horn Concerto No.4 K.495
Exsultate Jubilate for Soprano & Orchestra
Clarinet Concerto in A K.622

Pip Eastop natural horn, Louise Alder soprano
Colin Lawson basset clarinet 
Benjamin Bayl conductor

Wednesday 10 July 2013
St.John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

GLUCK  Overture to Orfeo ed Euridice
Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Dance of the Furies
MOZART  Horn Concertos Nos.2 & 3
SCHUBERT  Ave Maria for Soprano & Orchestra
MOZART Symphony No.41 ‘Jupiter’

Katie Neiman soprano, Pip Eastop natural horn
Anthony Halstead conductor

Wednesday 10 July 2013
St.John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

GLUCK  Overture to Orfeo ed Euridice
Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Dance of the Furies
MOZART  Horn Concertos Nos.2 & 3
SCHUBERT  Ave Maria for Soprano & Orchestra
MOZART Symphony No.41 ‘Jupiter’

Katie Neiman soprano, Pip Eastop     natural horn
THE HANOVER BAND, Anthony Halstead conductor

Good Friday 6 April 2012
Chichester Cathedral

J.S. BACH St. Matthew Passion
Angharad Gruffydd Jones soprano Andrew Staples evangelist
Marcus Farnsworth christus Katherine Nicholson contralto
Edward Price baritone
THE HANOVER BAND Hilary Davan Wetton  Conductor

Saturday 17 December 2011
Chichester Cathedral

HANDEL Messiah

Angharad Gryfydd Jones soprano William Towers alto
Simon Wall tenor Edward Price bass
Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord

Good Friday 22 April 2011
Chichester Cathedral

J.S.BACH St.John Passion  
Simon Wall evangelist Robert Rice christus
Edward Price pilate Angharad Gruffydd Jones soprano
Katherine Nicholson alto Andrew Tortise tenor
THE HANOVER BAND Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord

Saturday 3 July 2010
Beaminster Festival


TELEMANN Overture Les Nations anciens et modernes
VIVALDI Sopranino Recorder Concerto in C RV 443
J.S.BACH Harpsichord Concerto in D BWV 1054
SCHMELZER Balletti Pastorella
HANDEL Trio Sonata in b Op.2 No.1 HWV 386
J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D BWV 1050

Principal Players of The Hanover Band
Ashley Solomon flute/recorder
Madeleine Easton violin
Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord


Saturday 20 March 2010
Canterbury Cathedral

JS BACH St Matthew Passion
Canterbury Choral Society
Richard Cooke conductor

Wednesday 1 July 2009
Sheldonian Theatre Oxford

HANDEL Arrival of Queen of Sheba
LAURIDSEN O Magnum Mysterium
GORECKI Totus Tuus
MCDOWELL Thy Voice O Harmony is Divine
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
HAYDN Nelson Mass

Rebecca Outram soprano William Purefoy counter-tenor
Nicholas Hewlett tenor Martin Oxenham bass

The Oxford Sixth Choir, Magdalen College School Choral Society, Parents’ Choir, Old Wayneflete Choir, Common Room Choir.

Paul Brough and Jon Cullen conductors

Good Friday 10 April 2009
Chichester Cathedral

JS BACH St John Passion
Simon Wall evangelist Alexander Ashworth christus
Edward Price pilate Angharad Gruffydd Jones soprano
Daniel Collins counter tenor Thomas Hobbs tenor

The Hanover Band Chorus
Andrew Arthur director/organ

Saturday 29 November 2008
The Guildhall, Southampton

HANDEL Theodora
Erica Eloff Theodora (soprano)
Carolyn Dobbin Irene (mezzo-soprano)
James Laing Didymus (countertenor)
Joseph Cornwell Septimius (tenor)
Wyn Pencarreg Valens (bass)

David Gibson 

Saturday April 5 2008
Dorking Halls, Surrey

Haydn at Esterhaza
Haydn Symphony No.49 ‘La Passione’
Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto in C
Haydn Harpsichord Concerto in D
Haydn Symphony No.59 ‘Feuersymphonie’ 

Rachel Brown flute Frances Kelly harp
Andrew Arthur harpsichord
Paul Brough conductor

Good Friday 21 March 2008
Chichester Cathedral

JS BACH St John Passion

Simon Wall evangelist Thomas Guthrie christus
Eamonn Dougan pilate Angharad Gruffydd Jones soprano
Daniel Collins counter tenor Thomas Hobbs tenor

The Hanover Band Chorus
Andrew Arthur director/organ

Friday 26 October 2007

Assembly Rooms, Ludlow

JS BACH Widerstehe doch der Sunde
HANDEL Concerto for Organ in F
ALBINONI Oboe Concerto in d
JS BACH Geist und Seele wird verwirret

William Towers alto
Gail Hennessy oboe
Andrew Arthur director/organ

Saturday 29 September 2007
Parish Church, Kingston upon Thames

Thames Concerts
JS BACH The Six Great Motets
The Hanover Band Chorus

Andrew Arthur director

Saturday 22 September 2007
Festival de Picardie, France

Splendours of the Baroque
J.S.Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.1
Telemann Concerto for 3 Trumpets in D
J.S.Bach Violin Concerto in E
Telemann Concerto for 2 Horns in Eb
J.S.Bach Suite No.4 in D

Andrew Arthur director /harpsichord

Sunday 16 September 2007
Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London SWI

Haydn and the Romantics
Mendelssohn Symphony No.4 ’Italian’
Weber Clarinet Concerto No.2 Op.74 in Eb
Haydn Symphony No.103 ‘Drumroll’ in Eb

Colin Lawson clarinet
Paul Brough conductor

Saturday August 11 2007
Festival de Pollensa Mallorca

Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.6
Ariodante Dances
Rebel Les Carateres de la Danse
Geminiani Concerto Grosso La Follia
Marais Chaconne from Semele
Lambranzi Commedia Dances (1716)

New York Baroque Dance Company

James Richman director/harpsichord

Good Friday 6 April 2007
Chichester Cathedral

JS Bach St John Passion
The Hanover Band Chorus

Andrew Arthur director/organ
Sunday 1 April 2007
Victoria Theatre, Halifax

JS Bach St Matthew Passion
Halifax Choral Society
John Pryce Jones conductor

Friday 23 March 2007
St.Thomas Cathedral, Old Portsmouth

Handel Messiah
Portsmouth Grammar School Choir

Paul Brough conductor

23 November 2006

St.John’s Smith Sq, London Handel Dettingen Te Deum,
Bach Magnificat, City of London Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton conductor

14 April 2006
Chichester Cathedral
Bach St. John Passion
Ex Cathedra
The Hanover Band
Jeffrey Skidmore conductor

2 March 2006 
St. John’s, Smith Square, London
Imperial Vienna: 1806-12 Paul Brough conductor

25 February 2006
The Old Market, Hove
Imperial Vienna
Rossini Overture
La scala di Seta
Mozart Andante for Flute & Orchestra
Beethoven Violin Concerto & Symphony No.4
Rachel Brown flute
Adrian Butterfield violin
Paul Brough conductor

31 January 2006 St. John’s, Smith Square, London
The Genius of Mozart Paul Brough conductor

27 January 2006 St. Bartholomew’s Church, Brighton
The Genius of Mozart: Prague 1791 Lydia Teuscher soprano Caitlin Hulcup soprano Andrew Staples tenor Tim Mirfen bass The Hanover Band Chorus Nikolai Demidenko pianoforte Paul Brough conductor

8 January 2006 Chelmsford Civic Theatre
Orchestra Live series J.S.Bach Harpsichord Concerto & Brandenburg Concertos Nos.2 & 4 Vivaldi Oboe Concerto & Violin Concerto ‘La Tempesta di Mare’ Adrian Butterfield director/violin

8 October 2005
 Stamford Arts Centre
Hummel Clarinet Quintet Schubert Trio Beethoven Septet Colin Lawson clarinet Alastair Mitchell bassoon Gavin Edwards natural horn Adrian Butterfield violin Andrew Byrt viola Sebastian Comberti cello Dawn Baker bass

28 August 2005 St. Nicholas Church, Arundel Festival
J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.4 & Concerto for Oboe & Violin Gail Hennessy oboe Madeleine Easton violin Cantatas Nos.169 & 170 William Towers counter-tenor Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord

June 15 2005 The Sage, Gateshead
J.S.Bach Cantatas Nos.82a & 209 Brandenburg Concerto No.5 & Trio Sonata Musical Offering Natalie Clifton Griffith soprano Rachel Brown flute Adrian Butterfield violin Kelly McCusker violin Andrew Byrt viola Caroline Brown cello Dawn Baker bass Andrew Arthur harpsichord

21 April 2005 Royal Gala Dinner
Concert to launch the Bryson Appeal The Old Market, Hove Mozart Abduction from the Seraglio Overture, Piano Concerto No.20 & Haydn Symphony No.100 ‘Military’ Andrew Arthur fortepiano Paul Brough conductor

15 May 2005 
The Famous Spiegeltent, Brighton Festival Gilbert & Sullivan Gala Tom Higgins conductor

31 March 2005
Institute of Electrical Engineering, Savoy Place, London
J.S.Bach Cantatas Nos.82a & 209, Brandenburg Concerto No.5 & Trio Sonata Musical Offering Elizabeth Cragg soprano Adrian Butterfield director/violin

14-19 January 2005
Mozart’s World: II
The Old Market, Hove & St. John’s, Smith Square, London
Mozart Wind Sinfonia Concertante Anthony Robson oboe Colin Lawson clarinet Alastair Mitchell bassoon Gavin Edwards natural horn Violin Concerto K219 Adrian Butterfield violin Paul Brough conductor

25 March 2005
Chichester Cathedral
J.S.Bach St. John Passion Ex Cathedra The Hanover Band Jeffrey Skidmore conductor

19 November 2004

The Square Chapel, Halifax
Music in the Round (MitR) UK Tour J.S.Bach Cantatas 82a & 209 Brandenburg Concerto No.5 Trio Sonata from Musical Offering Rachel Brown flute Elizabeth Cragg soprano Adrian Butterfield director/violin

10 November 2004
Dartington Hall
MitR Tour Adrian Butterfield director/violin

7 November 2004 
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough MitR Tour
Adrian Butterfield director/violin

31 October 2004
Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness
MitR Tour Adrian Butterfield director/violin

23 October 2004
Mozart’s World: I The Old Market, Hove
Mozart Symphony No.38, Arias & Haydn Symphony No.94 ‘Surprise’
John Mark Ainsley tenor Paul Brough conductor

26 October 2004

St. John’s, Smith Square, London
Mozart’s World: I
Paul Brough conductor

1-3, 13 & 15 October 2004
Festival des Cathedrales des Picardie, St. Nicholas Church, Brighton & Bristol Cathedral
J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concertos Nos.1, 2 & 4 & Oboe & Violin Concerto
Nicholas Kraemer director/harpsichord

14 February 2004
The Hawth, Crawley
J.S.BACH Cantata Nos.82 & 169 Suite No.3
Robin Blaze counter tenor
Nicholas Kraemer director/harpsichord

19-21 March 2004
Opera Rara Sessions
Sir Charles Mackerras conductor
MOZART: The Supreme Decorator
Elizabeth Futral, Diana Montague, Majella Cullagh soprano

6 December 2003
Theatre de Suresnes, Jean Vilar Paris
J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concerto Nos.2, 4 & 5 & Oboe d’amore in A
Pavlo Beznosiuk director/violin

5 & 14 October 2003
Brighton Early Music Festival
Corn Exchange, Brighton Dome & Swansea Festival
Handel Water Music Suite, Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.1,Double Violin Concerto & Concerto for Oboe d’amore
Pavlo Beznosiuk director/violin

22-24 May 2003
Brighton Festival St.George’s Church Kemp Town & St.David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
Brandenburg Concertos Nos.2,4,5 & Oboe d’amore Concerto
Pavlo Beznosiuk director/violin

18 April 2003
Chichester Cathedral
JS Bach St. John Passion / English Voices
Nicholas Kraemer conductor

22 March 2003
 Guildford Cathedral
Bach St. Matthew Passion Guildford Choral Society
Hilary Davan Wetton conductor

1 February 2003 
The Hawth, Crawley
Richard Durrant guitar
Alexander Briger conductor

16 July 2002
L’Abbaye de St.Leu d’Esserent Toulon Festival France
JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 / Oboe and Violin Concerto
Pavlo Beznosiuk director/violin

30 June 2002
Battle Festival Mozart Oboe Quartet, Horn Quintet, Clarinet Quintet

6 April 2002
Kingston Parish Church
Mozart and the Masonic Tradition Serenade in Bb K.361

18 November 2001

Arundel Cathedral
Mozart Requiem & Mass in C minor
Sir Charles Mackerras conductor

3-5 September 2001
Completed JC Bach 22 CD recording project
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

13 May 2001 The Hawth, Crawley W. Sussex
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Dvorak Symphony No.8
Elizabeth Wallfisch violin Anthony Halstead conductor

26 April 2001 The Courtyard, Hereford
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

26 March 2001
200 Club concert at St James’ Palace, London
Mozart 13 Wind Serenade
Anthony Halstead director

15 December 2000

Levens Hall, Kendal
Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

13 December 2000

Wigmore Hall
Handel Sonata Op.5 Schmelzer Balletti J.S.Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.5 & Suite No.2
Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

6 December 2000
State Opening of the Great Court, British Museum, London

20 September 2000
Launch of the 200 Club, Royal Bank of Scotland, London

19 September 2000
Besancon Festival
Haydn Symphonies Nos.64 & 45
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

16 July 2000
Povoa da Vazim, Portugal
J.S.Bach Suite No.1 Cantata No.202
Lorna Anderson soprano Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

10 July 2000
Exeter Cathedral
J.S.Bach Suite Nos.1& 3 Vivaldi Double Trumpet Concerto
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

27 May 2000
Brunswick Bach
Festival J.S.Bach Coffee, Love & Weddings
Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

18 May 2000
Purcell Room, London
J.S.Bach Coffee, Love & Weddings
Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

13 May 2000
Schwetzinger Festspiele J.S.Bach Coffee, Love & Weddings
Cantatas Nos.202,203 & 211
Lorna Anderson soprano James Gilchrist tenor Michael George bass Richard Egarr director /harpsichord

2-4 May 2000
Vivaldi Concerto in G, Motet in Furore, Violin Concertos
Pavlo Beznosiuk violin
Lorna Anderson soprano Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

11 February 2000
Hove Town Hall
No Beethoven, No Beat! Grand Participatory Sharing Session Beethoven Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’
David Lawrence conductor

10 February 2000
Wigmore Hall, London
Corelli Concerto Grosso Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

9 February 2000
The Old Market, Hove
Corelli Concerto Grosso da chiesa Op.6 Nos.1 & 2, Concerto Grosso da camera Op.6 Nos.10 & 11
Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

1 December 1999

Wigmore Hall
Playing with Numbers: An exploration into the 18th Century Concerto Grosso
Catherine Bott soprano Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

30 November 1999
The Old Market, Hove
Playing with Numbers Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.8 & Motets
Catherine Bott soprano Richard Egarr director/harpsichord

Spring 1999-Spring 2000
One-year education and community project, No Beethoven, No Beat! working with 18 Schools from Brighton and Hove area

9 March 1999 Wigmore Hall Richard Egarr’s debut director/harpsichord

28 January – 2 February 1999
First Sullivan Recordings (BBC Music Magazine) The Old Market, Hove Tom Higgins, conductor

25 November 1998

Orchestra becomes resident at The Old Market, Hove

26-29 November 1997
St. George’s Hanover Square, London, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge & Boxgrove Priory Mozart and the Masonic Tradition Serenade for Winds K.361 & Adagios for Clarinets &Basset Horns.

7-13 November 1997
St. George’s Kemp Town, Brighton, De Doelen Rotterdam & Wigmore Hall
Bach Suite No.2, Telemann Horn Concerto & Vivaldi Concertos
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord.

30 July – 18 August 1997
EMI Studio I Sony Recording Sessions & Usher Hall, Edinburgh Festival
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Andrea Rost (Lucia) Sir Charles Mackerras conductor

11-14 July 1997
Tewkesbury Abbey, Cheltenham Festival Wagner Prelude from Tristan & Isolde & Brahms Requiem Corydon Singers
Matthew Best conductor

21 April – 10 May 1997
USA/Mexico tour
Natalie Stutzmann alto Nicholas McGegan, director/harpsichord

27 February – 1 March 1997
RNCM, Manchester, Lancaster University, Leeds Town Hall
Andrew Manze director/violin

9 February 1997
Wigmore Hall, London Mozart concert Andrew Manze director/violin

20-26 September 1996

Cpo J.C.Bach Recording Sessions Op.9 Symphonies & Opera Overtures
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

21-25 August 1996 
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Festival debut Haydn ‘Paris’ Symphonies Nos. 82-87 & Haydn Creation
Sir Charles Mackerras conductor

12-16 June 1996
Istanbul Music Festival
J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concertos Nos.1-6 Andrew Manze director/violin

31 May – 3 June 1996 Gottingen Handel Festival Residency (3 years) Handel Riccardo Primo Nicholas McGegan director/harpsichord

8-15 March 1996 
Netherlands tour Maastricht, Utrecht, Eindhoven & Den Haag – Anthony Halstead director

5 March 1996 
Wigmore Hall
Rachel Brown flute John Toll harpsichord Andrew Manze director/violin

2 December 1995
Amsterdam Concert
gebouw debut, Benjamin Hudson violin, Rachel Brown recorder Frank de Bruine oboe Nicholas McGegan director/harpsichord

29 November 1995

Union Chapel Islington
A Requiem for Mozart Jennifer Smith soprano Kathleen Kuhlmann alto Martyn Hill tenor Stephen Varcoe bass Arnold Ostman conductor

15 June 1995
Opera de Lille
Natalie Stutzmann alto Nicholas McGegan director/harpsichord

6-8 November 1994 
BMG/RCA EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London
Rossini Overtures Roy Goodman conductor

29 October 29- 4 November 1994
USA tour Wilmington, N. Carolina,
1 November 1994 Carnegie Hall, New York Debut: Schumann Symphony No.4 Weber Clarinet Concerto No.2 Colin Lawson clarinet Roy Goodman conductor & Performing Arts Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico

9 July 1994
Bach Tage Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie, Berlin Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

13 -16 May 1994
Beverley Minster & Kongresshaus, Zurich Benjamin Hudson director/violin

2-4 March 1994
Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead
Cpo recording project begins Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord C.F.Abel Symphonies Nos.1-6

31 January – 3 February 1994
Watford Town Hall BMG Classics Recording Sessions
Bach Cantatas Nos.54, 82 & 170 Natalie Stutzmann alto & Roy Goodman director

16 January 1994
Wigmore Hall, London
Haydn at Esterhaza, Benjamin Hudson violin Patrick Godfrey narrator Roy Goodman director/harpsichord

8 December 1993 
Royal Pavilion, Brighton
Discovering a New World of Sound Richard McNicol director (Education project)

23-26 November 1993
BMG Classics recording sessions
Schumann Symphonies Nos 2 &3 & Overture,Scherzo & Finale Roy Goodman conductor

1-15 November 1993
USA & Mexico tour
John Aler tenor Anthony Halstead natural horn Roy Goodman director Haydn Symphonies Nos.85-87, Mozart Horn Concerto No.4 & Tenor arias.

22-28 October & 17-19 November 1993
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, All Saints Church, Hove & Town Hall Birmingham,Corn Exchange, Cambridge & City Hall, Sheffield Arts Council
Sound Inheritance UK tour Schumann Symphonies Roy Goodman conductor

16-19 September 1993
Joseph Haydn Festspiele, Eisenstadt Austria
Colin Lawson basset clarinet Roy Goodman director/harpsichord Haydn Symphonies Nos.1,3 & 5 Mozart Clarinet Concerto

2 August 1993
Royal Albert Hall, London BBC Promenade concert.
Bach Brandenburg Concertos Nos.2,3&5 Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

14 July 1993
Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival
Crispian Steele-Perkins trumpet The Sixteen Beethoven Mass in C Harry Christophers conductor

11 July 1993
Private Concert, Claydon House, Buckinghamshire.
HRH The Duke of Kent becomes Patron of The Hanover Band

24 June 1993
Halle Promfest Trade Hall, Manchester Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos.2& 6
Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord.

19-23 June 1993

BMG Classics Recording Sessions EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London
Schumann Symphonies Nos.1 & 4 & Overture, Scherzo & Finale. Roy Goodman conductor

10 June 1993
Recreation Concert, December 6 1841 Leipzig Gewandhaus, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London Schumann Overture,Scherzo & Finale, Mendelssohn Capriccio Brillant for Piano & Orchestra, Mozart aria ‘Dalla Sua Pace’ from Don Giovanni, Liszt Reminiscences of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor & Schumann Symphony No.4 Lesley Howard piano Adrian Thompson tenor Roy Goodman conductor

14-16 May 1993
BMG/ Hellthaler Video Audio Sessions Palace of Sansoucci, Potsdam Germany
Music from the Court of Frederick the Great Natalie Stutzmann alto Rachel Brown flute Frank de Bruine oboe Roy Goodman director/harpsichord

18-20 November 1992
Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead BMG Recording Sessions
Mendelssohn String Symphonies Roy Goodman director

27 October-15 November 1992
USA East Coast Tour Stamford, CT, Connecticut College,New London,CT,Harvard University,MA, Kansas, Hampton University, University of Virginia Charlottesville, University of Greenville,NC & Fairfield Hall, Croydon (UK).
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin & Viola, Flute Concerto, Le Brun Oboe Concerto,Mendelssohn String Symphonies & Haydn Symphony No.75
Stephanie Chase violin, Roger Chase viola, Rachel Brown flute, Frank de Bruine oboe
Roy Goodman director

19-22 October 1992
De Doelen Rotterdam & Musiccentre Eindhoven (Dutch tour)
Benjamin Hudson violin Roy Goodman director

25 August 1992
BT Snape Proms- Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Haydn Symphony No.43, Mozart Wind Sinfonia Concertante & Schubert Symphony No.5 Roy Goodman director/harpsichord

3 August 1992
Royal Albert Hall, London BBC Promenade Concert debut
Beethoven Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica ‘ John Wallace trumpet Roy Goodman, conductor

6-10 June 1992
BMG Classics Recording Sessions St. Augustine’s Church, Kilburn London
Pergolesi Stabat Mater & Salve Regina Natalie Stutzmann alto & Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz soprano

11-16 April 1992

EMI Eminence Recording Sessions Charterhouse School, Surrey
Vivaldi Concertos Anthony Halstead director/ harpsichord & organ

27-29 February 1992
Cala Records Recording Sessions Blackheath Concert Halls, London
Beethoven Violin Concerto & Romances Nos. 1& 2 Stephanie Chase violin Roy Goodman conductor

22-27 January 1992
EMI Eminence Recording Sessions J.S.BACH Brandenburg Concertos Anthony Halstead director/harpsichord

27-29 November 1991 Hyperion Sessions Haydn Symphonies Nos.101 & 102 Roy Goodman director/harpsichord Watford Town Hall

31 October-25 November 1991
USA East & West Coast Tour Arizona State University, Scotsdale Arizona, Sun City Arizona, Naval Weapons Theater, China Lake Califonia, Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena California, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Colorado, Boulder, University of Wyoming, Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, Toledo Museum of Art, Bloomington Indiana University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Hampton University, West Palm Beach Auditorium, Kingston Memorial Chapel, NY, Alice Tully Hall, New York.
Ben Hudson violin Colin Lawson basset clarinet
Roy Goodman director

20-26 October 1991
BMG Classics (RCA) Recording Sessions
Handel Alto Arias Natalie Stutzmann

8 October 1991
Opera de Paris Garnier
Mendelssohn Symphony No.4 & Midsummer Night’s Dream, Roy Goodman, conductor

28-31 July 1991
Schloss Herrenhausen, Hannover
Mozart Piano Concerto Christopher Kite fortepiano

2-20 November 1990
USA Tour University of Vermont,Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, Mechanics Hall, Worcester Ma, Alice Tully Hall, New York, Princeton University,Wolftrap, Virginia, Hampton University, Virginia, Wilmington N.Carolina, Greensboro N.Carolina & Columbia S.Carolina
Frank de Bruine oboe Christopher Kite fortepiano Roy Goodman conductor

12-23 October 1990 
Mozart Bastien et Bastienne Teatro Rivoli Porto & Teatro Nacional de S.Carlos Lisbon, Portugal Jennifer Smith soprano Howard Crook tenor Peter Rose bass Roy Goodman conductor

10-19 July 1990 
Saintes Festival, Saint Florent le Vielll & Saint Amand de Coly France La Chapelle Royale Phillipe Herreweghe conductor

27 June 1990 Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Beethoven: Consecration of the House Op.124, Kyrie, Credo & Agnus Dei Missa Solemnis & Symphony No.9 ‘Choral’ Roy Goodman conductor

31 May – 11 June 1990
Lower Saxony Festival, Germany Beethoven Symphonies Roy Goodman conductor

12-15 March 1990
Hyperion Records St.Barnabus Church, London N12
Haydn Symphony sessions Roy Goodman director/harpsichord

February 1990
Caroline Brown on behalf of The Hanover Band awarded Fono Forum Record of the Year, for the Nimbus recordings of Beethoven Symphonies with Monica Huggett & Roy Goodman directors. 8 January 1990 St.Giles Church, Cripplegate, London Nimbus Recording Sessions
Mozart Requiem Gundula Janowitz soprano, Martyn Hill tenor David Thomas bass The Hanover Band Chorus Roy Goodman conductor

8-10 December 1989
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford & Banqueting House, Whitehall London
Mozart Symphony No.40 Colin Lawson basset clarinet Roy Goodman conductor

1-20 November 1989
USA West Coast Tour
Roy Goodman conductor

8-10 December 1989
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford & Banqueting House, Whitehall London
Mozart Symphony No.40 Colin Lawson basset clarinet Roy Goodman conductor

1-20 November 1989 USA West Coast Tour
Roy Goodman conductor

June 1989
Caroline Brown and Roy Goodman on behalf of The Hanover Band awarded ‘Best Box Set’ by the Music Retailers Association (Beethoven Symphonies)

11 April 1988
Beethoven and the Philharmonic (1813-1837) series of four concerts at the Banqueting House, Whitehall.
Caroline Brown presents a souvenir book to Her Majesty the Queen to mark the occasion of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s 175 years of concert giving in London.

26 November 1987
Westminster Abbey, London Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Oslo Cathedral Choir, Terje Kvam conductor

7 December 1987
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Mozart Symphony No.1, Flute Concerto, Haydn Toy Symphony & Symphony No.95 Philippa Davies flute Roy Goodman director/violin

5 November 1987
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Beethoven Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica’ Roy Goodman director/violin

5 December 1986 
Carl Maria von Weber
Bi-centenary concert, Horn Concertino, Anthony Halstead natural horn St. John’s Smith Square, London Roy Goodman conductor

5 August 1986
St.Walburgakerk Brugge Festival
Van Vlaanderen Beethoven Triple Concerto Monica Huggett director/violin, Tim Mason cello Linda Nicholson fortepiano

29 April 1986 
900 Anniversary Domesday Book, Westminster Abbey
July 1986 Roy Goodman appointed as Principal Conductor

10-30 October 1985
USA Tour Debut: Washington, Arizona State University, Ann Arbor Michigan, Ambassador Auditorium ,Los Angeles CA.
Beethoven Benefit Concert April 1800 Recreation concerts Melvyn Tan fortepiano Monica Huggett director/violin

3 May – 23 June 1985
Queen Elizabeth Hall & Purcell Room, London
Beethoven series (8 Concerts)
Monica Huggett director/violin

9 April 1985 
Banqueting House, Whitehall, London
Re-creation of Beethoven’s Benefit Concert of 1800 sponsored by Country Life and Herring, Son and Daw. Televised by British Cable TV. Monica Huggett director/violin

29 May 1984
Barbican Centre, London debut
Beethoven ‘Pastoral’ Symphony No.6 & Triple Concerto, Monica Huggett director/violin, Tim Mason cello, Linda Nicholson fortepiano

18 October 1983
Guildhall, City of London
Mozart Ave Verum Corpus Haydn Insanae et vanae curae The Heavens are Telling (Creation) Beethoven Symphony No.2 The Sixteen Harry Christophers Monica Huggett director/violin

6 January 1983
Queen Elizabeth Hall debut
Monica Huggett director/violin

31 March 1982
Westminster Abbey, London
250th Anniversary of Haydn’s death
Sponsored by Rank Xerox
Haydn Seven Last Words Sir Charles Mackerras conductor

6 January 1982
First commercial LP with Nimbus Records, St. Giles’ Church, Cripplegate, City of London.
Beethoven Symphony No. 1 & Piano Concerto No.1 Monica Huggett director/violin

23 October 1981
Guildhall, City of London
Beethoven Egmont Overture, Violin Concerto & Symphony No.5 Monica Huggett director/violin

2 July 1980
Wigmore Hall debut
Monica Huggett director/violin

10 May 1980
St. John’s Smith Square
Monica Huggett appointed director/violin

27 March 1980
Cheltenham Pump Room
Marie Leonhardt director/violin

26 March 1980
St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster
Marie Leonhardt director/violin


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Still buzzing from a mind-blowingly exciting performance of Handel’s #Messiah by @TheHanoverBand at St George’s Church, Brighton earlier this evening. It was as if I was hearing it for the first time. And such wonderful connection between performers and audience. Hallelujah!

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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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