Sandy Burnett presents a podcast from Wigmore Hall, in conversation with:
Paula Best – Head of Publications and Archive at the Hall who gives a tour of the artists remembered through photographs in the Gerald Moore Room
John Gilhooly – current Director, talks about how he has overseen the financial and administrative transformation of the Hall. This includes the 2004 £3.1m refurbishment and purchase of the long-term tenure of the Hall for £3.1m in 2006, as well as recent artistic and recording projects.
William Lyne – for 37 years was Director of the Hall, overseeing times of great change for the Hall and for London’s concert scene, and reminiscing about favourite recitals during that period.
Graham Johnson - from his perspective as a regular artist at the Hall for 40 years, and as creator of the Songmaker’s Almanac.
Hilary Finch – Times critic and regular reviewer at the Hall, describes why Wigmore Hall is such a special place for performer and audience alike.