Prince Regent’s Band

 

(Photo - Tom Bowles)

 

The Prince Regent’s Band was formed to explore the wealth of nineteenth century music for brass and wind instruments. The group takes it’s name from the private band of the Prince Regent, later George IV that flourished in the late eighteenth/early nineteenth century. The original Prince Regent’s Band was an elite ensemble of musicians from throughout Europe.

 

Members of today’s ensemble are specialists in the period performance field and perform with ensembles such as Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, English Baroque Soloists, Florilegium, Gabrielli Consort and Players, Hanover Band, Ex Cathedra, Academy of Ancient Music, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Armonico Consort, Drottingholm Baroque,Tafelmusic, Le Concert Lorrain, Dunedin Consort, The Sixteen, The Kings Consort, QuintEssential, The City Musick, Europa Galante, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Concerto Copenhagen, Il Giardino Armonico, Concentus Musicus Wien, Les Musiciens du Louvre and many more.

 

 

Recent concerts included:

 

Friday 30th May 2014 – 7:30 pm
Adolphe Sax Bicentenary Concert celebrating the work of The Distin Family
A concert in collaboration with The Bate Collection, Oxford.
Holywell Music Room, University of Oxford, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DB
Tickets £12 – available on the door or from:
www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford


Saturday 31st May 2014 - 7.30 pm
Adolphe Sax Bicentenary Concert celebrating the work of The Distin Family
St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LJ
Part of the Sypert Summer Concert Series, 2014.
Tickets: £14 /senior citizens £10 / students and unwaged £5.
Available on the door or from the Queens' Hall Box Office, 85-89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG.

www.thequeenshall.net

 

 

 

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