Schubert: The Complete Songs

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Schubert’s songs belong to the stock of mankind’s highest achievements, potent examples of the best in human creation and a vast reserve of solace and joy for performers and listeners alike.

Over the following two seasons Wigmore Hall presents the chance to hear the complete songs of Schubert performed by truly outstanding artists. Every recital in the Hall’s series will unfold in chronological order, moving from little-known early pieces to sublime late masterworks and exploring their infinite universe of musical and poetic expression.

We are delighted to be working on this mammoth project with the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg and Hohenems, with singers and pianists chosen by John Gilhooly and programmes devised by him in close collaboration with Graham Johnson, rightly regarded as one of the world’s leading Schubertians.

This series continues in the 2016/17 Season.

Ian Bostridge  © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Lars Vogt piano

Thursday 7 July 2016 7:30PM

Schubert

Roderick Williams  © Benjamin Ealovega

Roderick Williams baritone; Gary Matthewman piano

Saturday 23 July 2016 7:30PM

Schubert

Mark Padmore  © Marco Borggreve

Mark Padmore tenor; James Baillieu piano

Tuesday 13 September 2016 7:30PM

Schubert

Christoph Prégardien  © Hans Morren

Christoph Prégardien tenor; Christoph Schnackertz piano

Thursday 20 October 2016 7:30PM

Schubert, Britten and Bruch

Stuart Jackson  © Martin Sigmund

Stuart Jackson; Marcus Farnsworth; James Baillieu

Thursday 24 November 2016 7:30PM

Schubert

Stephan Loges  © Alexander Barnes

Stephan Loges bass-baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Thursday 8 December 2016 7:30PM

Schubert

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