Become a Friend today and join a community of music lovers who are helping shape the future of Wigmore Hall. Your contribution will provide much needed support during these extraordinary times, ensuring we can continue providing a platform for exceptional artists now and in the future.

Friends Priority Booking

Tickets for concerts from September to December 2022 will open for booking as follows:

2021 22 Jan Mar Booking Dates

Details on how the Friends Priority Booking process works can be found here: Friends Priority Booking. If you are interested in supporting Wigmore Hall further, find out about the Rubinstein Circle and the newly launched Wigmore Ensemble.

If you have any queries, please contact the Friends Office by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 020 7258 8230.

Friends Benefits

Each season we offer a range of benefits at each membership level ensuring our Friends can enjoy all that Wigmore Hall has to offer, however, due to these extraordinary times, it may not always be possible to offer these benefits in full.

We are incredibly grateful to our Friends for the invaluable support they are providing for us at this difficult time.

Member Friends – £50 a year

(or 10 instalments of £5 via Direct Debit)

As a thank you for your support, you will receive:

  • Priority Booking for all Wigmore series concerts and events
  • Regular updates and advance information from the Hall
  • The Score Magazine, published three times a year
  • Access to a specially curated Friends events programme



Member Friends £50Supporter Friends £115Benefactor Friends £225Patron Friends £500

Supporter Friends – £115 a year

(or 10 instalments of £11.50 via Direct Debit)

All the benefits of Member Friends, plus:

  • Priority Booking ahead of Member Friends
  • The opportunity to join fellow Friends at a special reception each season*



Supporter Friends £115Benefactor Friends £225Patron Friends £500

Benefactor Friends – £225 a year

(or 10 instalments of £22.50 via Direct Debit)

All the benefits of Member Friends, plus:

  • Priority Booking ahead of Member and Supporter Friends
  • The opportunity to join fellow Friends at two special receptions each season*


Benefactor Friends £225Patron Friends £500

Patron Friends – £500 a year

(or 10 instalments of £50 via Direct Debit)

All the benefits of Member Friends, plus:

  • Priority Booking ahead of all other Friends
  • The opportunity to join fellow Friends at two special receptions each season*
  • Invitation to attend the annual Patron Friends Dinner (additional costs apply)
  • Named acknowledgement on Wigmore Hall’s website via our Patron Friends credit listing



Patron Friends £500

*Receptions are held throughout the year around selected concerts at the Hall

The Wigmore Hall Trust gratefully acknowledges the support of the Patron Friends listed below:

Current Patron Friends

Louise Abrams and George Browning
Leila Abu-Sharr and Mark Younger
Edmund Adamic and Roland Daneau
Ralph and Elizabeth Aldwinckle
Lady Alexander of Weedon
Ian Allan
Geoff Andrew
Ann Andrews
N. Rowena Anketell
Noël and Caroline Annesley
Kirsty Anson
Mr E Patrick and Mrs Sondra Arning
Matt Astill
Alain Aubry
Anthony Austin
Simon Baddeley
Dr Richard Ballantine
Dickie and Susan Bannenberg
David Barnes
Mrs Arlene Beare
David and Margaret Beaton
Jeffrey Belkin
Alan and Sally Bell
Alan Bell-Berry
Elizabeth Bennett
Leslie and Dee Bergman
Barry F. and Emily S. Berkov
Mary Bernard and Ian Fleming
Mr Nicholas J Bez
Aurore and Adrian Blair
Stephen Bland
Geoffrey and Lynn Bindman
Silvia Blum Gentilomo
Elisabeth and Bob Boas
Dieter and Annemarie Boettcher
Jean and John Botts
Martin Bowen
Christopher and Lorna Bown
Lady Bowness
Maren Brandes
Mrs Irene Brendel
Ursula Brennan
Michael Brind and Fiona Stone
Angela and Peter Brookes
Professor Chris Brown
Dr. Christopher Buller
John Burgess
Neil Burns
Gwen and Stanley Burnton
Tony Burt
Clive Butler
Mr Luca Caravaggio
Susan Carlisle
Marcy Carpenter
Peter Cave
Susan Chappell
Roger Clark
Ian Clarkson and Richard Morris
David Clasen
Don and Barbara Collins
Dorothy Cory-Wright
Liz Cratchley OBE
W Stephen Croddy
David Croly
Margaret & David Cullingham
Celia and Andrew Curran
Peggy Czyzak-Dannenbaum
Timothy Daunt
Ms Nicola J Davies
Morny and Ian Hay Davison
C N G Dawes OBE
Pauline Del Mar
Wouter Denhaan
Gilpatrick & Jolanta Devlin
Keith Dicker
James Dooley
Richard Dorment CBE
Jane Douglas
J L Drewitt
Kate Dugdale
Douglas and Janette Eden
Julian and Yoko Edge-Partington
Shirley Ellis
Maureen Elton
Alexandra and David Emmerson
Dr C Endersby and Prof. D Cowan OBE
Caroline Erskine
Apostolos E A S Evangelopoulos
Marshall Field
Jeffrey and Patricia Fine
Deborah Finkler and Allan Murray-Jones
David Floyd and Mrs Dale Sheppard-Floyd
Martin Fraenkel
Henrietta Fraser
Francesca Fremantle
Jane French
Mark Friend
Michael Glendinning
Sue and Richard Gold
Brian Golds
Professor David Goldsmith
Mr and Mrs James Golob
John and Joanna Goodwin
Peter Goodwin
Alexander Graham and Rosie Millard
Marilyn Green
James and Pat Grimwood-Taylor
John Gruzelier, Professor Emeritus
Felicity Guinness
Barbara and Michael Gwinnell
Alfred and Liselotte Gysi
Gilbert and Vahideh Hall
Judith and David Hankinson
Ray and Pauline Hartman
Laurence Harvey Wood
Brian Hatfield
Mr Andrew Head
Charles and Rachel Henderson
Javan Herberg and Jessica Boyd
Angela Hewitt CC OBE
Julia Hill
Mark and Sarah Holford
Martin Holmes
Peter and Carol Honey
Dr Alan J Horan
Angela Howard
Philip Hughes
Professor John Hyman
Keith Jacobsen
Marcus Jarvis and Tony Sparrow
Deborah and Robert Jay
Kristian Jensen
Julian Johnston
Penny Jonas
Frances and Jeffrey Jowell
Alan and Ruth Judes
Simon Judes and Regan Clancy
Dr Anthony Katz
Christopher Keller
Andrey Kidel

Bruce Kirby
Colin Kirkpatrick
Yvonne Koerfer
Mr Julian Korn
David M. Kozak
Gabor Lacko and Patricia Spero
Christopher and Roshana Langdon
Henna Ong and Peter D. Lawrence
Father David Lawrence-March
Paul Lay
Rose and Dudley Leigh
Florian Leonhard
Mark Levy
C Lillywhite and B Jasper
Peter Lim
Sir Sydney Lipworth QC and Lady Lipworth CBE
Dina Liu-Dang
Paul and Brigitta Lock
George and Angie Loudon
David and Mary A. Lowenthal
Miki Lund
William Lyne CBE AM
Anne and Brian Mace
Ms. Jo Magner
Simon Majaro MBE
Virginia Makins
Jean Marsh
Dr I V Mast and Dr N Ul Islam
Harriet and Michael Maunsell
Beryl McAlhone
Helen and Paul McAndrews
George Meyer
Antony Michaelson
Alison and Antony Milford
Patricia and Richard Millett
Michael Milner
Mr and Mrs Paul Morgan
Trevor Moross
David Morris
Chris Nelson and Eric Feltin
Rodney and Kusum Nelson-Jones
Vlatka and Norman Neville
Jonathan Newman
Jacob Niburg
John Nickson and Simon Rew
John Nicoll
Hugh Noble
Valerie O'Connor
Janet and Michael Orr
Ellie Packer
Simon Page
Roy and Celia Palmer
Phillip Parkinson
Jane Parks
John and Terry Pearson
Richard and Lynda Penrose
George Peretz QC and Mandy Brown
Nicholas Perry
Mr and Mrs Michael Pescod
David Petch
The Lord and Lady Phillimore
Dr R J W Phillips
Trevor Pitman
Perry Press
Denis Raeburn
Simon Rainey QC
Sally and Hedley Ramshaw
Ruth Raunkiaer
Richard and Adrienne Regan
Greg and Karen Reid
Philip and Charman Robinson
Sir Norman Rosenthal
Peter Ross
Mrs. Katie Rowan
Hephzibah and Steven Rudofsky
Nabil Saidi
Alan Sainer
Louise Scheuer
Richard Seguin
Peter Shaw
Alistair Shaw and Alberto Ramìrez Garcìa
Anne-Marie Shepherdson
Lucy Silver
Sir Bernard Silverman
Ian Simons
Susan and John Singer
S R Sklaroff
Lilian Slowe
Galina N. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Smith
Joe and Lucy Smouha
Dr Elsya Speechly-Dick
Elijah Spies
Anthony & Iris Spooner
Jackie St. Johanser
Mark R. Stadler
Deborah Staunton
S F M Steer
Stefan and Judith Steiner
Rodney Stewart Smith
Sir Angus and Lady Stirling
Mark Stobbs
Jeremy and Sally Stone
David and Lorna Syrus
Emilia Ottela and Vilppu M Tarvainen
Debbie and Robert Taussig
Sayoko and David Teitelbaum
Allen Thomas and Jane Simpson
Stephen Thomas
A H Thomlinson
Professor Christopher Thompson
In memory of Jacquie Gulliver Thompson
David Thornhill
William Tilden
James and Linda Toller
Aminah and Michael Trask
Eric Vezie
Dr Rodney Waldes
Rosemary Warburg
Helen Ward
Susan Ward
Sophie & Stephen Warshaw
Kate Gavron and Gordon Wasserman
Paul C K Wee
Tom Weisselberg
Anne and David Weizmann
John Wilkes
David Williams
David Evan Williams
Richard Wintour
Sarah R. Wolff and Joel L. Handelman
Ellen Wong
Donald Workman
Linde and John Wotton
Graeme Wright
Kazuhiko Yasuda
Mrs Susan Young
Grace Yu
Paul Zatz
Dr Ernst Zillekens

And several anonymous supporters

All Friends of Wigmore Hall contributions are eligible for Gift Aid where applicable.

For VAT purposes, contributions are split as follows:
Member Friend: Benefits £50 / Supporter Friend: Donation £65, Benefits £50 / Benefactor Friend: Donation £175, Benefits £50 / Patron Friend: Donation £450, Benefits £50

All levels of Friends Membership comprise a benefits value and a donation. Any amounts given over and above the price of benefits are freely given as a suggested donation. To discuss purchasing the benefits separately please contact the Friends Office on 020 7258 8230.


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