Devienne Bassoon Quartet in g Op.73
Beethoven Septet in Eb major Op 20
About This Concert
A lunchtime concert for the St Ceciliatide Festival – celebrating the Patron Saint of Music.
The Hanover Band Chamber Ensemble:
Colin Lawson clarinet
Nathaniel Harrison bassoon
Gavin Edwards natural horn
Kate Aldridge bass
with members of the Consone Quartet:
Agata Daraskaite violin
Elitsa Bogdanova viola
George Ross cello
Tickets available from the Deputy Clerk, Stationers’ Hall.
19 November 2017
Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD, UK View map
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Video / Reviews
“All the colours…registered vividly on the period instruments, and Bayl steered this familiar music with fresh imagination.”
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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.