Many Recital Music publications have been performed throughout the world alongside numerous broadcasts and recordings over the past few years. We offer a wide range of instrumental, chamber, vocal and choral music for every level and ability - from complete beginner to virtuoso - and are pleased that our music is performed and enjoyed by musicians of all ages and abilities.

2016 marked the 30th anniversary of Recital Music and 2015-17 has seen a marked increase in performances and recordings across the world. If you would like to publicise any Recital Music performances please contact RM (doublebass@tiscali.co.uk) and we will be happy to publicise your concert or event.
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Friday 2 February 2018
Museo d'Etnologia de Castello, Castellon de la Plana (Spain)
David Heyes - Hold On... (Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass)


Saturday 17 February 2018
Wolvercote Village Hall, Oxford
David Heyes - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Thomas Tallis - Canon for Four Voices (4Db) 
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Bert Turetzky - Doina & Dances (4Db)
Massed Basses, David Heyes (double bass)


Sunday 18 February 2018
Trumpington Village Hall, Cambridge
Michal Bylina - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Graham Boag - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Teppo Hauta-aho - A Tribute to Frantisek (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Bert Turetzky - Doinas & Dances (4Db)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon for Four Voices (4Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Massed Basses


Tuesday 20 February 2018
University of Oklahoma School of Music, Oklahoma (USA)
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (6Db)
David Heyes - Luonnotar (Db) 
Tony Osborne - Intrada & Romanza (2Db)
David Heyes - Tapio (Db)
David Heyes - Jumala (Db)
Double Bass Faculty, directed by Anthony Stoops


Thursday 22 February 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Lourdes C. Montgomery - Guaguanco (Db/PNO) UK PREMIERE
Miles Wragg (double bass), Lydia Scadding (piano)


Saturday 24 February 2018
Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City (Eire)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Poetic Caprice (Db)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) IRISH PREMIERE
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db) IRISH PREMIER$
David Heyes - Syrinx (Db) IRISH PREMIERE
David Whitla (double bass)


Wednesday 28 February 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Johannes Brahms (arr. Heyes) - Hungarian Dance No.5 (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Mali-malist (4Db)
WCS Senior Double Bass Ensemble


Saturday 3 March 2018
Pepsico Recital Hall, Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas (USA)
Bernard Salles - Five for Teppo (Db)
Simon Garcia - Polar Lights (Db)
Bernard Salles - Dan Styffe (Db)
Simon Garcia - Reflections (Db)
Bernard Salles - Jorma Katrama (Db)
Dan Styffe (double bass)



Sunday 4 March 2018
Museo Jose Luis Cuevas, Mexico City (Mexico) hu
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db) MEXICAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Three for Alex (Db/Pno)
John Alexander - biophilia (2Db)
Marco Antonio Quinones Martinez (double bass), Hector Tirado (double bass), Patricia Miravete (piano)


Tuesday 6 March 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset, UK)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni Elegia (Db/Pno)
Eloine Vatteville (double bass), David Heyes (piano)



Saturday 10 March 2018
Galicia Graves, Conservatorio de Culleredo (Galicia, Spain)
David Heyes - L'Alborada - Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Homage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db)  PREMIERE
David Heyes - Alfabia - Mallorcan Memories No.1 (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano)


Saturday 10 March 2018
Galicia Graves, Conservatorio de Culleredo (Galicia, Spain)
Simon Garcia - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Simon Garcia - Capriccio (Db) PREMIERE
Simon Garcia - Fantasy on a Romanian Folk Song (Db) PREMIERE
Petru Iuga (double bass)



Sunday 11 March 2018
Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh (County Cork, Eire)
Bernard Salles - A Little Suite for Frantisek Posta (Db)
John Kinsella - 15th April 1912 (Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Poetic Caprice (Db)
John Kinsella - Syrinx-2018 (Db) PREMIERE
David Whitla (double bass)


Sunday 11 March 2018
Galicia Graves, Conservatorio de Culleredo (Galicia, Spain)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Danza Chinesca (5Db)
Peter Warlock - Pavane & Basse-Danse (5Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon for 4 Voices (4Db)
Galicia Graves Massed Basses, directed by David Heyes
Andres Martin (double bass), Petru Iuga (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Diego Zecharies (double bass), Edmond Cheng (double bass)


Wednesday 14 March 2018
Bedford School (Bedford, UK)
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db)
Melissa Favell-Wright and students


Friday 16 March 2018
Sharp Hall, Catlett Music Building, Norman (Oklahoma, USA)
David Heyes - Lintukoto (Db)
Anthony Stoops (Db)


Sunday 18 March 2018
Green Hammerton Village Hall, York (UK)
Tony Osborne - New Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - L'Alborada-Mallorcan Memories No.2 (Db) UK PREMIERE
Mary Rae - Syrinx (Db) PREMIERE
Thomas Tallis - Canon for 4 Voices (4Db)
David Heyes - The Last Poppy (4Db)
Bernard Salles - Hommage to C.A. Debussy (Db) PREMIERE
Richard Farrant - Call to Remembrance (4Db)
Daniel Chiva Sanz (double bass), David Heyes (double bass), Massed Basses


Sunday 18 March 2018
San Francisco School of the Arts (USA)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (4Db)
San Francisco Conservatory of Music Bass Studio


Monday 19 March 2018
Auditorio Nacional de Music, Madrid (Spain)
Simon Garcia - The River Fisherman (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Al-Andalus (3Db)
Simon Garcia - Bad Brothers (4Db)
Simon Garcia - Swing K-1000 (4Db)
Simon Garcia - AC-133 (4Db)
Seccion de Contrabajos De La One
Laura Asensio (double bass), Ramon Mascaros (double bass), Pablo Muzquiz (double bass), Luis Navidad (double bass), Rodrigo Moro (double bass), Julio Pastor (double bass)


Wednesday 21 March 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Ian Pillow - Erin's Lament (5Db)
Simon Garcia - A Night in Compostela (6Db)
WCS Senior Double Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes


Sunday 25 March 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells (Somerset)
David Heyes - A Fanfare for Friends (3Tpt/Timp) PREMIERE
South-West Music School musicians, Paul Denegri (director)


Monday 26 March 2018
Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, Melbourne (Australia)
Pierre Attaignant - Basse Dance (4Db)
Massed Bass Orchestra, directed by Emma Sullivan


Saturday 31 March 2018
Parish Church, West Harptree (Somerset, UK)
David Heyes - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass)


Saturday 31 March 2018
Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory of Music (Boston, USA)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
Susan Hagen (double bass)


Saturday 7 April 2018
Parish Church, West Harptree (Somerset, UK)
Jules Massenet - Meditation (Db/Pno)
David Heyes - Hommage a Teppo Hauta-aho (Sop/Db) UK PREMIERE
Bernard  Salles - Organum II (Sop/Db)
David Heyes - No Man's Land (Db/Pno)
Sarah Poole (soprano), David Heyes (double bass)


Saturday 7 April 2018 
Sedbergh School, Cumbria (UK)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Bassists from The Cobweb Orchestra


Sunday 15 April 2018
Purcell School, Bushey, Hearts
David Heyes - No Man's Land (5Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - A Carousel Ride (4Db) PREMIERE
Simon Garcia - Danza Chinesa (5Db)
Vojta Kuchynka - Czech National Songs (2Db)
David Heyes (double bass), Eloise Riddell (double bass), London Basses participants


Friday 27 April 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
David Heyes - The Great Wall of China (4Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni BassoFantasia (Db)
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (4Db) arr. Simon Garcia
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (6 Db) PREMIERE
Tony Osborne - The Magnificent Seven (7Db)
Thomas Tallis - Canon for 4 Voices (4Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Jazzy Josie (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Prague (Db) PREMIERE
Ian Pillow - Erin's Lament (5Db)
Intermediate Bass Ensemble, Senior Bass Ensemble, directed by David Heyes


Saturday 12 May 2018
Collegiale Saint Leonard de Noblat, Limoges, France
Jules Massenet - Meditation (Db/Pno)
Enrique Granados - Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
David Heyes (double bass), Antonine Metelin (Piano)


Saturday 19 May 2018
Bristol Concert Club, Bristol (UK)
David Heyes - Ilmarinen (Db)
James D'Angelo - Fool and Angel Entering a City (Db)
David Heyes (double bass)


Saturday 9 June 2018
Parish Church, East Harptree, Somerset
David Heyes - Meditation (Db/Org) PREMIERE
Bernard Salles - Organum I (Db/Org) UK PREMIERE
Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei (Db/Org)
David Heyes (double bass), Nick Tall (organ)


Sunday 24 June 2018
Hale Methodist Church (Farnham, Surrey)
David Heyes - For the Beauty of the Earth (SA/Pno)
David Heyes - L'Alborada (Db)
Jules Massenet - Meditation (Db/Pno)
The Surrey & Somerset Chorale, directed by Sarah Poole, David Heyes (double bass), Linda Tan (piano)


Sunday 24 June 2018
Mexico City (Mexico)
David Heyes - Alfabia (Db)
David Heyes - Syrinx (Db) MEXICAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Passchendaele - a Meditation (2Db,Pno)
Marco Antonio Quinones Martinez (double bass), Hector Tirado (double bass), Patricia Miravete (piano)



Sunday 24 June 2018
Cedars Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Somerset, UK)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Pieni BassoFantasia (Db)
Eloine Vatteville (double bass)



Saturday 21 July 2018
Perpignan (France)


Friday 3 August 2018
Auditorium San Girolama, Lucca (Italy)
BassEurope 2018
Teppo Hauta-aho - Viva Lucca III (Db) PREMIERE
David Heyes - Passchendaele-a Meditation (2Db/Pno) ITALIAN PREMIERE#
Katrien Bos - A Little Song for Teppo (Sop/Db) ITALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes - Invocation (3Db) ITALIAN PREMIERE
David Heyes (double bass), Dritan Gani (double bass), Thea Sayer (double bass), Sarah Poole (soprano), Serklana Gani (piano)


Saturday 4 August 2018
Palazzo Ducale, Sala degli Staffieri, Lucca (Italy)
BassEurope 2018 / Teppo Hauta-aho Celebration Concert
Viva Lucca II (Db) PREMIERE (Gabriele Ragghianti)
Viva Lucca I (Db) PREMIERE (Alberto Bocino)
Pizz. Poem Basso IV (Db) PREMIERE (Donovan Stokes)
Poem Basso V (Db) PREMIERE (Rob Nairn)
Miniature (Db,Pno) (Esra Gul - double bass / Zsuzsa Balint - piano)
Di-Ba-Dum (Db) (Diego Zecharies)
Duo Asta (Db,Pno) (Antonio Romero Cienfuegos - double bass / Zsuzsa Balint - piano)
Simo's Scramble (Db) (Vassilis Papavassiliou)
Poetic Caprice (Db) (Volkan Ohron)
The Last Summer - Hommage a Frantisek Posta (Db) (David Heyes)
Rhapsody - A Munich Impression (Db) (David Desimpelaere)




Friday 19 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018


Saturday 20 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018


Sunday 21 August 2018
St John's Community Halls, Broadbridge Heath (West Sussex)
BASS-FEST 2018



Saturday 22 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND


Sunday 23 September 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
WELLS DOUBLE BASS WEEKEND



Saturday 20 October 2018
St Bartholomew's Church, Bath (UK)
Tony Osborne - Concerto in the Classical Style (Db/Orch)
David Heyes (double bass), Bath Concertino, Tim Robb (conductor)


Sunday 4 November 2018
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School (Wells, Somerset)
Bert Turetzky - Doinas & Dances (4Db)
David Heyes - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Blues for Mingus (4Db)
Jan Cowell - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Blues for Ray (Db)
Eric Funk - Retrospective Glance (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Pacific Parables (Db)
Mary Rae - Lost in Thought (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Of Love and Loss (Db)
Ashley John Long - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Spirit Songs (Db)
Michal Bylina - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - New Work for David Heyes (Db)
Adam Booker - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Slam's Jam (Db Ensemble)
Bernard Salles - New Work (Db)
Bert Turetzky - Hat Tippin' Blues (Db)
Michael Montgomery - New Work (Db)
Graham Boag - New Work (Db)
P Kellach Waddle - New Work (Db)
Simon Garcia - New Work (Db)
John Alexander - New Work (Db)
John Mietus - New Work (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), students from Wells Cathedral School


Friday 25 January 2019
Quilter Hall, Wells Cathedral School, Wells (Somerset)
Frantisek Posta Centenary Concert
Frantisek Cerny - Nocturno & Intermezzo (Db/Pno)
Teppo Hauta-aho - Double Poem Basso II 'in memory of Frantisek Posta' (2Db)
David Heyes - Postcards from Prague (Db)
Vojta Kuchynka - Czech National Songs (2Db)
Teppo Hauta-aho - The Last Summer (Db)
David Heyes - Postcards for Frantisek (Db)
David Heyes (double bass), students from Wells Cathedral School