2013- 2014 SEASON


All concerts start at 1pm

St Mary's Church, St Mary Street, Weymouth

 

Tickets £4.50 (£3 students) 

 

             Special! Reduced rate for Series ticket for               all ten concerts 

 

~ free programmes


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25 September 2013

THE WESSEX PIANO QUARTET        

Programme to include

Fauré - Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 

In our first recital of the season we welcome our brand new resident chamber group, especially created for the Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts by Duncan Honeybourne. To open 2013-14 they play one of the most sparkling and popular works of French chamber music.

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30 October 2013

NEIL ASTON  clarinet

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE  piano

Programme

John Ireland - Fantasy Sonata 

William Hurlstone - 4 Characteristic Pieces

Richard Rodney Bennett  - Sonatina for solo clarinet

Gerald Finzi - 5 Bagatelles 

Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Neil Aston enjoys a busy career as soloist, chamber musician and conductor.  He regularly broadcasts and tours as a member of the popular quintet Serenata Winds and has appeared as soloist at the Purcell Room, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and Kew Music Society, as well as playing chamber music with the Coull Quartet and members of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

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13 November 2013

ALICIA CHAFFEY  piano                              

Programme

Chopin - Ballade in A flat, Op 47

Ravel - Jeux d'Eau

 Liszt - Sonnetto 104 del Petrarca

  Prokofiev - Sonata No 2 in D minor, Op 14

Alicia Chaffey studied at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and Royal Holloway, University of London.  She has given recitals at the Purcell Room and Southwark Cathedral, and made her London concerto debut at St John's Smith Square.  We are delighted to welcome her to Weymouth as part of her tour of the South West this autumn.

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18 December 2013

OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

 

Featuring

FREDDIE FOX - the exciting young TV, film and theatre actor

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE - piano

SARAH POOLE - soprano

and instrumentalists 

 

 A programme of Yuletide music and readings, to include a selection of old West Country carols.

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22 January 2014

RICHARD ROWNTREE  tenor

Please note : due to the indisposition of Richard Rowntree,

this concert will be given by 

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE  piano 

 Two Forgotten Romantics 

the music of Greville Cooke and Archy Rosenthal

Duncan Honeybourne will preview his two forthcoming CDs of richly expressive and characterful works by two fascinating composer-pianists - the Englishman Greville Cooke, and the Irishman Archy Rosenthal. 

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19 February 2014

DUO TERESA CARRENO

Arturo  Serna  cello

Ana Laura Manero  piano 

Arturo and Ana have established a distinguished reputation as soloists and in an exciting duo partnership, we are delighted to welcome them for their first visit to Weymouth.

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12 March 2014   

THE WESSEX PIANO QUARTET           

       Programme to include

Howells - Piano Quartet in A minor

The Wessex Piano Quartet return for this jewel of English chamber music, inspired by the Gloucestershire countryside.

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9 April 2014

MILES HEWITT  horn

SARAH DRURY  violin                 

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE  piano                  

Programme 

The horn trios by Brahms and Lennox Berkeley

Three Dorset based players present two of the best-loved trios for this unusual but piquant combination.

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7 May 2014  

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE  piano

Programme

Schumann - Carnaval Op 9

Schubert - Sonata in B flat, D960

The annual Eric Honeybourne Memorial Concert in aid of the Melcombe Day Hospital at Weymouth Community Hospital. 

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18 June 2014

THE WESSEX PIANO QUARTET          

Programme to include 

Dvorak - Piano Quartet No 2 in E flat major, Op 87

Our resident ensemble closes the season with one of the most beloved chamber works in the repertoire. 

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