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BEETHOVEN Septet & SCHUBERT Octet (Postponed)

This concert has been postponed by The Stoller Hall due to the latest Government advice relating to the Covid-19 epidemic. Further details will be issued shortly and will be made available on this website as soon as practicable.

Programme

BEETHOVEN Septet in Eb Major Op. 20
SCHUBERT Octet in F Major D 803

About This Concert

The principal players of the Hanover Band will be performing two iconic chamber music works. In the 250th anniversary year of Beethoven’s birth and the 40th anniversary of The Hanover Band this is a concert not to be missed.

Part of our programme of Chamber Music across the South East.

Artists

Principal Players of
THE HANOVER BAND

 

 

 

When
4 April 2020
7:30 pm

Where
The Stoller Hall, Chetham's School of Music, Manchester, UK
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Tickets
£18
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Additional Info

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#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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