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MOZART Requiem (Cancelled)

Due to the latest Government advice relating to the COVID-19 epidemic and the requirements to stay at home, we have regrettably cancelled this concert. Further details will be issued shortly and will be made available on this website as soon as practicable.


MOZART Requiem K626

Mozart Symphony No 39 K543 in Eb Major

About This Concert

The Hanover Band are delighted to be performing this iconic work together with Southampton Choral Society in the special setting of St John’s Smith Square in London.


Fflur Wyn soprano
Olivia Warburton alto
Bradley Smith tenor
Edward Grint bass



David Gibson director




7 June 2020
7:30 pm

St John's Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HA, UK
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#Weber once referred to his first two #symphonies as "unwanted puppies that it is more merciful to drown as soon as possible" We do not agree!
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#Escape and "Sail the ocean blue" this morning. #HMSPinafore was first performed on this day in 1878. Let it bring you some "Joy and rapture unforseen".
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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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