2017 Engagements

Sunday 8th January 2017 at 3pm
Weymouth Music Club
Weymouth Bay Methodist Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Walter Brewster (clarinet) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) give a recital featuring music by Brahms, Martinu and Weber

Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 3pm
Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Portraits at Leominster - Scandinavian Piano Music
Duncan Honeybourne plays the piano sonatas by Grieg and Sibelius, plus music by Gade, Nielsen and Palmgren

Saturday 4th February 2017 at 1.10pm
Worcester Cathedral, Worcester
With Anna Downes (violin) and Joanne Jefferis (cello), Duncan Honeybourne plays piano trios by Mendelssohn (no.1 in D minor) and Andrew Downes

Saturday 18th February 2017 at 3pm
Gloucester Music Society
The Chapter House, Gloucester Cathedral
Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
Bliss - Sonata 
Havergal Brian - Legend
Delius - Sonata no.2
Holst - Five Pieces
Gurney - Sonata 

Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 1pm
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A CHANGE FROM THE ORIGINALLY ADVERTISED DATE!
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts - Southampton Piano Trio 
St Mary's Church, St Mary Street, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne is joined by Southampton University colleagues Anca Campanie (violin) and Paul Cox (cello) for a piano trio recital 
Ireland - Phantasie Trio in A minor
Saint-Saens - Piano Trio in F major
Joan Trimble - Phantasy Trio

Sunday 12th March 2017 at 3pm
Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Portraits at Leominster - Duncan Honeybourne (harpsichord)
Further to his debut harpsichord recital at the Ballroom last year, Duncan Honeybourne gives a second recital featuring keyboard music by English and French composers

Saturday 18th March 2017 at 7.30pm
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Dorset County Orchestra in the beautiful setting of Wimborne Minster, Dorset, for a performance of Brahms' Piano Concerto no.2 in B flat

Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th March 2017 
Recording sessions at Potton Hall, Suffolk, with Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin/viola) for a 2-CD set of the complete violin/viola music of Andrew Downes for EM Records

Friday 24th March 2017 at 7.30pm
Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham
The Piano Music of John Joubert 
Duncan Honeybourne has had a long association with the piano music of John Joubert. To mark Joubert's ninetieth birthday this week, he presents a complete survey of Joubert's piano output in the presence of the composer, in the city where he has made his home for over half a century. The recital ranges from the early Dance Suite, through all three sonatas - the third dedicated to Duncan Honeybourne - to the jewelled romanticism of the Lyric Fantasy on themes from the opera Jane Eyre, of which Duncan gave the first broadcasts, on Radio New Zealand and in Joubert's birthplace, South Africa. 

Saturday 1st April 2017 at 8pm
The Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Philomusic of Aberystwyth, and conductor David Russell Hulme, as soloist in the romantic Rhapsody in F sharp for piano and orchestra by E.J. Moeran

Friday 7th April 2017
Recording session at the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton, for a CD of the piano music of Sadie Harrison for the Prima Facie label. Duncan is recording the two solo piano cycles Harrison wrote for him in 2012 and 2013, Lunae and Shadows

Wednesday 12th April 2017 at 1pm 
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts - Frantisek Brikcius (cello) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
St Mary's Church, St Mary Street, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan joins the leading Czech cellist for a cello/piano recital as part of Brikcius's UK tour

Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 3pm
Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Duncan gives the final recital in the 2016-17 season of his Piano Portraits series

Wednesday 3rd May 2017 at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts - Duncan Honeybourne (piano)

Thursday 8th June 2017 at 4.30pm
The Gateway Arts Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Steinway Fest 2017
Duncan Honeybourne gives a teatime piano recital in this popular summer series, to which he is an annual visitor

Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts - The Wessex Piano Quartet
Duncan is joined in this popular chamber group by Catrin Win Morgan, Stephanie Chambers and Sally Flann to conclude the 2016-17 season of Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts with a recital to include the Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, op.25

Thursday 17th August 2017 at 7pm
Mendelssohniade in Spiez Festival
Dorfkirche, Spiez, Switzerland
In association with the Swiss Mendelssohn Society, Duncan Honeybourne gives a recital of piano music by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Sterndale Bennett in this beautiful lakeside church

Friday 18th August 2017 at 12.30pm
Heilliggeistkirche, Bern, Switzerland
Orgelpunkt series 
Duncan Honeybourne gives a lunchtime solo piano and organ recital in this beautiful church in the centre of Switzerland's historic capital

Sunday 3rd September 2017 at 3pm
Gillingham Methodist Church, Gillingham, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne gives an organ recital on the historic Sweetland instrument

Friday 29th September 2017 
Sint-Maartenskathedraal, Ieper, Belgium
Duncan Honeybourne gives an organ recital in this beautiful Belgian cathedral, exactly a century after his great-grandfather was killed at nearby Passchendaele during the First World War. The programme will include organ music by British composers with Great War connections, including the Theme and Variations by Ernest Farrar, who perished in France in 1918. 

Saturday 25th November 2017 at 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, Dorchester, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne marks his recent 40th birthday with a special performance, with the Dorset Chamber Orchestra (conductor Walter Brewster) of the piano concertos by Schumann and Henselt in a single evening

Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 7.30pm
Dorset County Museum Music Society
Dorset County Museum, Dorchester
Duncan Honeybourne returns to a favourite venue to give a solo piano recital to mark his 40th birthday





 







2015 Engagements

Sunday 26th April 2015 at 2.30pm
St Cadoc's Parish Church, Raglan, Monmouthshire
Catrin Win Morgan (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) present the third recital
in their series exploring the complete violin and piano sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms

Wednesday 6th May 2015 at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne (piano) plays Scarlatti, Schumann and Brahms

Wednesday 6th May 2015 at 7.30pm
English Music Festival UK and European Concert Series
All Saints Parish Church, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset
Rupert Marshall-Luck (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (organ)
see www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Saturday 16th May 2015
Gloucester Cathedral Chapter House
Rupert Marshall-Luck and Duncan Honeybourne give a short recital to launch their new CD
of music by English composers

Wednesday 20th May 2015 at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Catrin Win Morgan (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) present the penultimate recital
in their Dorset series exploring the complete violin and piano sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms

Sunday 24th May 2015 at 3pm
St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, Devon
Katharine Lam and Duncan Honeybourne give a piano duet recital featuring music by
Schubert, Faure and Rachmaninov

Thursday 4th June 2015 at 4pm
The Gateway Arts Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a piano recital featuring music by Walford Davies, Schumann and Brahms

Friday 5th June 2015 at 7.30pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Odeion String Quartet, one of South Africa's leading ensembles and
quartet-in-residence at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, to play Franck's impassioned
Piano Quintet in F minor

Sunday 7th June 2015 at 2.30pm
St Cadoc's Parish Church, Raglan, Monmouthshire
Catrin Win Morgan (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) present the final recital in their series
exploring the complete violin and piano sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms

Monday 8th June 2015 at 7pm
Benjamin Britten Theatre, Sherborne School for Girls, Sherborne, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Odeion String Quartet, currently making a rare UK tour, to play the Franck 
Piano Quintet in F minor 

Friday 12th June 2015 at 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Katharine Lam and Duncan Honeybourne give a piano duet recital, featuring music by Schubert, Faure and
Rachmaninov, for the Thomas Buxton Society

Wednesday 17th June 2015 at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Catrin Win Morgan (violin) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) conclude their series of recitals 
exploring the complete violin and piano sonatas of Beethoven and Brahms

Sunday 21st June 2015 at 7pm
Carr's Lane Church, Birmingham
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Central England Ensemble (conductor Lee Armstrong) for the Five Movements
for Piano and String Orchestra by Andrew Downes

Tuesday 21st July 2015 at 8pm
Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening
Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels, Hawkshead, Cumbria
Katharine Lam and Duncan Honeybourne give a piano duet recital featuring music by Schubert, Faure and
Rachmaninov

Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th July 2015
Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton
Recording sessions for a new CD of English piano music for EM Records

Wednesday 29th July 2015 at 12.30pm
Chepstow Parish and Priory Church, Monmouthshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a short solo piano recital in this magnificent old building

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 2015
English Music Festival in Yorkshire
details to follow

Sunday 20th September at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a solo piano recital featuring music by Scarlatti, Haydn, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms

2014 Engagements

Wednesday 22nd January at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth
Two Forgotten Romantics: Greville Cooke and Archy Rosenthal
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)

Sunday 26th January at 3pm
Piano Plus at Leominster
The Lion Ballroom, Leominster, Herefordshire
Viennese Piano Sonatas: Haydn, Berg and Schubert
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
www.lion-ballroom.co.uk

Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February
Recording at the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
Recording sessions for two new solo piano discs for EM Records, featuring music by Greville Cooke and Archy Rosenthal alongside Vaughan Williams, Holst, Stanford, Bax and Walter Beckett

Sunday 23rd February at 3pm
Piano Plus at Leominster
The Lion Ballroom, Leominster, Herefordshire
Sharon McKinley (cello)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
Bach, Brahms and Schumann
www.lion-ballroom.co.uk

Saturday 8th March at 7.30pm
Norburton Hall, Burton Bradstock, Dorset
Madalina Rusu and Duncan Honeybourne (piano duet)
Schubert, Brahms and Faure

Wednesday 12th March at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth
Duncan joins the Wessex Piano Quartet play the Piano Quartet by Herbert Howells
www.weymouthchamberconcerts.com

Friday 14th March at 7.30pm
Herbert Lumby Recital Room, Elgar School of Music, Worcester
Duncan joins violinist Anna Downes and cellist Joanne Jefferis to play piano trios by Mendelssohn and Andrew Downes

Sunday 23rd March at 3pm
Piano Plus at Leominster
The Lion Ballroom, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Music from Wales and the Marches
Duncan plays piano music by composers from Wales and the Welsh borderlands, including Morfydd Owen, William Mathias, Richard Francis and Edward Elgar
www.lion-ballroom.co.uk

Wednesday 2nd April at 7.30pm
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan joins the Dorset Sinfonia (conductor David Ansell) to play Beethoven's Piano Concerto no.4 in G major

Wednesday 9th April at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth
Duncan is joined by horn player Miles Hewitt and violinist Sarah Drury for trios for this distinctive combination by Brahms and Berkeley
www.weymouthchamberconcerts.com

Sunday 27th April at 3pm
Piano Plus at Leominster
The Lion Ballroom, Leominster, Herefordshire
Reefs End: The Piano Music of Greville Cooke
Duncan introduces and plays piano music by this forgotten English romantic, whose piano works he has recorded on the EM Records label for release in May 2014
www.lion-ballroom.co.uk

Tuesday 6th May at 7.30pm
The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff
Solo Piano Recital including works by E.J. Moeran, Morfydd Owen, Mansel Thomas, William Mathias and the premiere of a new Welsh Arts Council commission (Flowing Waters) by Luke Whitlock. Introduced by BBC Cymru presenter Beti George.  www.thegate.org.uk     

Wednesday 7th May at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth
Duncan Honeybourne gives the annual Eric Honeybourne Memorial Recital, a solo piano recital in memory of his late father and in aid of the Melcombe Day Hospital, which supports dementia patients and their families in South Dorset
www.weymouthchamberconcerts.com

Saturday 10th May at 7.30pm
Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, Devon
Duncan joins the North Devon Sinfonia to play the Grieg Piano Concerto
www.northdevonsinfonia.org.uk

Sunday 11th May at 3pm
Bude Music Society
Minstrels Music Centre, Canworthy Water, Launceston, Cornwall
Solo Piano Recital
www.budemusicsociety.com

Saturday 24th May at 10.45am
English Music Festival
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Forgotten Romantics: Duncan Honeybourne piano
This recital is centred upon music by the two composer-pianists showcased on Duncan's two new CDs for EM Records, Englishman Greville Cooke and Irishman Archy Rosenthal. Also featured are works by two composers whose lives were indelibly touched by the outbreak of the Great War one hundred years ago: Ernest Farrar lost his life in the conflict, whilst Ivor Gurney's health was shattered. Completing the recital is the dark, intense Piano Sonata which Frank Bridge composed after the War in Farrar's memory.
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Sunday 8th June at 7.30pm
Acapela Studio (Horeb Chapel), Pentyrch, Cardiff
The Midnight Journey
Duncan Honeybourne plays piano music by Morfydd Owen, Greville Cooke, Archy Rosenthal, William Mathias and Luke Whitlock as part of an evening concert introduced by BBC Cymru celebrity Beti George

Saturday 14th June at 7.30pm
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan gives a piano recital for the Thomas Fowell Buxton Society, raising funds to erect the Thomas Fowell Buxton Monument in Weymouth. Buxton was MP for Weymouth (1818-1837) and, as successor in Parliament to William Wilberforce, he led the campaign to abolish slavery. This special recital features music by Liszt, Schumann, Chopin and Weymouth composer Ronald Swaffield. Tickets (£12.50 with concessions) may be obtained from Mr James Buxton, Galhampton Manor, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 7AL, or at the door, subject to seat availability. 

Thursday 19th June at 4pm
The Gateway Arts Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Solo Piano Recital

Saturday 21st June at 7.30pm
St. Mary's Church, Swanage, Dorset
Duncan joins the Dorset County Orchestra (conductor Ian Pillow) to play John Ireland's beautiful Piano Concerto

Sunday 23rd November at 2.30pm
Dillington House, near Ilminster, Somerset
Solo Piano Recital

2013 Engagements

Sunday 20th January at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series
David Daly double bass
Duncan Honeybourne piano
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Thursday 24th January at 7.30pm
Solo Recital for the Andover Music Club
Beethoven, Liszt, Schumann, Fleischmann, Chopin
andovermusicclub.co.uk

Sunday 3rd February at 3pm
St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, Devon
An afternoon recital by David Daly (double bass) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
stlawrencechapel.org.uk

Thursday 7th February
Duncan speaks at the Moving On Up symposium at the Birmingham Hippodrome, on the topic of people with learning disabilities moving into employment movingonups2.com

Saturday 9th February
Duncan plays piano music by Moeran at the launch of his double CD set of English and Irish piano music for EM Records. In Oxfordshire, by invitation only.

Sunday 10th February at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series      
Duncan plays French piano music by Debussy, Ravel, Faure and Poulenc
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Wednesday 13th February at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary’s Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Emma Richards (viola) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) play the Bax Sonata for Viola and Piano and the Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
weymouthchamberconcerts.com

Sunday 17th February at 3pm
Weymouth Music Club
Weymouth Bay Methodist Church, Weymouth, Dorset
David Daly (double bass) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
weymouthmusic.moonfruit.com

Wednesday 27th February
Duncan gives a lecture on his life with autism to the Communication/Autism Team in Birmingham

Sunday 3rd March at 3pm
St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, Devon
Duncan gives an afternoon recital of Scandinavian piano music
stlawrencechapel.org.uk

Sunday 10th March at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series      
Duncan plays American piano music by Edward MacDowell, Samuel Barber and Ruth Crawford Seeger
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Friday 22nd March at 7.30pm
Duncan plays the Schumann Piano Concerto with the Newton Abbot Orchestra in the Great Hall, Seale Hayne, Newton Abbot, Devon
newton-abbot-orchestra.org.uk

Tuesday 26th March at 8pm
John Field Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
A recital by David Daly (double bass) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano), to include the Suite for Piano by Irish composer Aloys Fleischmann, included in Duncan’s recent double CD set for EM Records
nch.ie

Wednesday 27th March at 7.30pm
Solo Recital for the Dorset County Museum Music Society, Dorchester, Dorset
(replacing the advertised recitalist who was indisposed)
Beethoven, Liszt, Schumann, Moeran, Brahms

Friday 12th April at 7.30pm
Parish Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Compton Valence, Dorset
Duncan returns to this delightful Dorset village church, where he was Organist from 1991-96, to play organ music by
Stanley, de Grigny, Clerambault, Ireland and Durufle to launch the newly-restored Victorian organ

Saturday 13th April at 7.30pm
Duncan joins Sarah Poole (soprano) and David Heyes (double bass) for a fundraising concert in aid of the Alzheimers Society, in Farnham, Surrey

Sunday 14th April at 3pm
St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, Devon
Duncan gives an afternoon recital of piano music by Johannes Brahms and Robert and Clara Schumann, exploring the closely connected musical world of all three figures
stlawrencechapel.org.uk

Sunday 28th April at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series      
Duncan gives an afternoon recital of piano music by Johannes Brahms and Robert and Clara Schumann, exploring the closely connected musical world of all three figures
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Wednesday 1st May at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary’s Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne gives the annual Eric Honeybourne Memorial Recital, in memory of his late father and in aid of the Melcombe Day Hospital which supports dementia patients and their carers in South Dorset
weymouthchamberconcerts.com

Sunday 26th May (morning)
Silk Hall, Radley College, Oxfordshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives the solo piano recital of the 2013 English Music Festival
Moeran – Stalham River
Moeran – Rune
Bax – Piano Sonata no.3 in G sharp minor
Britten – Night Piece
Howells – Sonatina
Downes – In Memoriam Herbert Howells
Stanford – Nocturne in G minor
Stanford – Ballade in G minor
Fleischmann – Suite for Piano
englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Wednesday 19th June at 1pm
Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts
St. Mary's Church, Weymouth, Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne joins the visiting ensemble for Schubert's Trout Quintet

Friday 21st June at 11am
Coffee Concert, Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Duncan Honeybourne joins Margaret Fingerhut and Katharine Lam for a programme of English piano music as part of the
Birmingham Conservatoire's festival Delius and Ireland: A Celebration.
http://www.bcu.ac.uk/pme/conservatoire/events-calendar/coffee-concert-13-06-21

Saturday 29th June at 7.30pm
University of Wales, Lampeter
Duncan Honeybourne joins the Lampeter Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra in Residence at the University of Wales, Lampeter,
conducted by David John, for the Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
http://www.lampeter-orchestra.co.uk/

Thursday 4th July at 4.30pm
Gateway Arts Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a lecture recital of 20th century English and Irish piano music in this popular teatime series

Thursday 18th July at 1.15pm
Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a piano recital in this beautiful and historic building. Admission Free.
William Baines - Tides
Chopin - Sonata in B minor, op.58
Sadie Harrison - Shadows: Six Portraits of William Baines (2013) (world premiere)

http://www.sadieharrisoncomposer.co.uk/news.html

Saturday 27th July at 7.30pm
ARTRIX, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Duncan gives a recital of piano music by Brahms, Schumann, Chopin and others, and talks about living with autism.
This concert is presented by ASPIE (Asperger Syndrome People Into Everything), a Worcestershire organisation supporting adults on the autism spectrum, of which Duncan is Patron.
Liszt, Brahms, Moeran, Chopin
Tickets: £12, concessions £10
http://www.artrix.co.uk/

Wednesday 7th August at 12.45pm
St. Mary's Parish and Priory Church, Chepstow, Monmouthshire
Duncan Honeybourne is a popular annual visitor to this friendly and well-supported summer lunchtime series

Saturday 21st September at 10.30am
Wyck Rissington Parish Church, Gloucestershire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a morning organ recital of English works by the contemporaries of Gustav Holst,
who was Organist of this delightful Cotswold village church in 1892-93. This concert is part of an Autumn
Cotswold Mini Festival promoted by the English Music Festival
http://www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/events.html

Sunday 29th September at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series
In the Old Style
Duncan plays music from across the ages which reflects Baroque and Tudor form and style. Programme to include a Tallis Fantasy, Bach's Partita in B Flat, Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin, clavichord pieces by Howells and a new Suite Antique by Devon-born composer Luke Whitlock
lion-ballroom.co.uk

October 3rd-5th

Duncan Honeybourne joins friend and colleague, Irish pianist Finghin Collins www.finghincollins.com and Irish baritone Benjamin Russell for an Irish tour commemorating the 60th anniversary of the death in Cork of English composer Arnold Bax. Bax's identification with Irish landscapes and culture was a defining ingredient of his personality and recitals in Cork, Dublin and Kilkenny will feature the Bax Sonata for Two Pianos and Moy Mell: an Irish tone-poem, alongside Irish composer (and friend of Bax) Aloys Fleischmann's Suite for Piano, which Duncan has championed extensively in Britain and Ireland and recorded for EM Records. Completing the programme is Enniskillen-born Joan Trimble's song cycle The County Mayo for two pianos with solo baritone. The tour comprises the following concerts:

Thursday 3rd October at 1pm
Curtis Auditorium, Cork School of Music, Cork
(followed by an afternoon masterclass for students of the Cork School of Music)

Friday 4th October at 8pm
Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Callan, Co. Kilkenny (part of the Music in Kilkenny concert series)

Saturday 5th October at 7pm
Katherine Brennan Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Westland Row, Dublin 2

Sunday 13th October at 3.30pm
Parish Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Lyme Regis, Dorset
Imogen Sebba (soprano) and Duncan Honeybourne (piano) present a programme to include songs by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Debussy and Quilter

Sunday 27th October at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series
An Irish Idyll
Duncan explores piano music by two of his favourite English composers, Arnold Bax and E.J. Moeran, both of whom found a spiritual home - and ended their days - amidst the lush pastures and coastal vistas of South West Ireland
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Saturday 2nd November at 7.30pm
Salisbury Chamber Music Club
United Reformed Church, Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Duncan Honeybourne gives a solo piano recital to inaugurate the club's newly restored historic Broadwood piano
Haydn - Sonata in E major (Hob.XVI/31)
Howells - Sarum Sketches
Beethoven - Sonata in E minor, op.90
Ireland - Ragamuffin
Elgar - In Smyrna
Concert Allegro
Chopin - Sonata in B minor, op.58

Saturday 23rd November at 7.30pm
St Aldhelm's Church, Branksome, Bournemouth
Benjamin Birtle (cello)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
Beethoven - Sonata in A major
Bartok - First Rhapsody
Schumann - Funf Stucke in Volkston

Brahms - Sonata in F major

Sunday 24th November at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series
Paradise Gardens
Duncan tells the story of "the John Keats of English piano music", the Yorkshire composer William Baines, who died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-three having already produced a substantial body of works of touching power and beauty. His deeply sensual language flirts with impressionism and is strongly lyrical and consummately pianistic
lion-ballroom.co.uk

Monday 25th November at 1pm
Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
Two Forgotten Romantics
As part of the University of Southampton's regular professional concert series given in the Turner Sims Concert Hall, Duncan Honeybourne introduces and plays piano music by two fascinating composer-pianists, the Englishman Greville Cooke (1894-1989) and the Irishman Archy Rosenthal (1874-1947).
http://www.southampton.ac.uk/music/news/events/2013/11/25_two_forgotten_romantics.page

Sunday 15th December at 3pm
The Lion Ballroom Arts Centre, Leominster, Herefordshire
Piano Plus series
Yuletide Impressions
Duncan plays piano music with a seasonal flavour. Programme to include works by Mendelssohn, Liszt, Lyapunov, Grainger and Holst
lion-ballroom.co.uk