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Handel ‘Messiah’

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Handel 'Messiah'

 

About this Concert

The Hanover Band bring to life this seasonal masterpiece in the wonderful setting of St George's, Kemptown.

The master of this work, Andrew Arthur, conducts the magnificent Hanover Band Chorus, The Hanover Band and soloists.

 

Artists

THE HANOVER BAND

THE HANOVER BAND CHORUS

Andrew Arthur director/harpsichord

 

 

 

"Strings are gleaming and engaged, their woodwind sublime, their brass bright and flexible, their percussion alert...."

The Independent on Sunday

When
9 December 2021
7:30 pm

Where
St George's Church, Kemp Town, Brighton, BN2 1ED, UK
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Tickets
£25-£40 (Booking Fee applies)
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Additional Info
Under 30's Free of Charge

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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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