New Commissions

Wigmore Hall is a leading force in the commissioning of contemporary classical music.

The forthcoming concerts listed below all include premières of new pieces.

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group © Clive Barda

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Huw Watkins; Oliver Knussen

Friday 3 March 2017 7:30PM

Helen Grime, Carter, Boulez and Maxwell Davies

Carolyn Sampson  © Marco Borggreve

Carolyn Sampson; Matthew Wadsworth

Monday 6 March 2017 1:00PM

Dowland, Anon, Britten, Stephen Goss and Purcell

Pierre-Laurent Aimard  © Marco Borggreve

Pierre-Laurent Aimard piano

Saturday 11 March 2017 7:30PM

Liszt, Skryabin, Debussy, Julian Anderson and Obouhow

Hilary Hahn  © Michael Patrick O'Leary

Hilary Hahn violin; Robert Levin piano

Thursday 16 March 2017 7:30PM

Bach, García Abril, Mozart, Hans Peter Türk and Schubert

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Martyn Brabbins; Adrian Brendel; Roderick Williams

Tuesday 21 March 2017 7:30PM

Nash Inventions

EXAUDI © Matthew Andrews

EXAUDI; James Weeks director

Saturday 1 April 2017 7:30PM

15th Anniversary Concert

Britten Sinfonia © Harry Rankin

Britten Sinfonia; Nicholas Daniel oboe

Wednesday 19 April 2017 1:00PM

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch

Elias String Quartet © Benjamin Ealovega

Elias String Quartet; Benjamin Frith piano

Thursday 11 May 2017 7:30PM

Paul Newland, Dvořák and Schumann

Arditti Quartet © Astrid Karger

Arditti Quartet; Eliot Fisk guitar

Wednesday 14 June 2017 7:30PM

Hugues Dufourt, Berio and Wolfgang Rihm

Jasper String Quartet © Vanessa Briceño Photography

Jasper String Quartet

Friday 16 June 2017 7:00PM

Haydn, Aaron Jay Kernis and Debussy

Ensemble intercontemporain

Ensemble intercontemporain

Tuesday 20 June 2017 7:30PM

Debussy, Maderna, Messiaen and more

Vienna Piano Trio © Nancy Horowitz

Vienna Piano Trio; Mark Padmore tenor

Monday 26 June 2017 7:30PM

Bennett, Schubert and Thomas Larcher