Artistic Series

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Every season Director John Gilhooly devises artistic series and themes, which run throughout the year, encompassing a broad range of repertoire from the ancient to the modern day.

African Concert Series Day

African Concert Series Day

A day devoted to celebrating music and musicians from Africa, as well those of African heritage, created by pianist Rebeca Omordia

Bach Cello Suites

Bach Cello Suites

Wilfrid Mellers described Bach’s six solo cello suites as ‘monophonic music wherein a man has created a dance of God'

Boris Giltburg: Ravel Piano Series

Boris Giltburg: Ravel Piano Series

The Russian-born Israeli pianist places the French master composer in a wider context.

Danish String Quartet Special Focus

Danish String Quartet Special Focus

The Scandinavian quartet is subject of a special focus in the 2021/22 Season.

Fretwork: Musick's Monument

Fretwork: Musick's Monument

In Musick’s Monument Fretwork surveys English consort music from Cornysh to Purcell.

György Ligeti Series

György Ligeti Series

György Ligeti’s highly original music and innovative style and techniques have influenced innumerable younger composers.

Huw Watkins Composer in Residence

Huw Watkins Composer in Residence

Chamber music has figured substantially in the pianist/composer’s output, with several pieces successfully premièred at Wigmore Hall.

James Ehnes: Schumann & Brahms

James Ehnes: Schumann & Brahms

‘The wondrous James Ehnes’, as the Daily Telegraph put it, ‘is a thinker of the violin as well as a supreme virtuoso of the instrument’.

Jerusalem Quartet Beethoven Cycle

Jerusalem Quartet Beethoven Cycle

Gramophone described the quartet’s recording of the Op. 18 set as ‘a triumphant addition to the bulging Beethoven catalogue

Liturgical Feasts Series

Liturgical Feasts Series

Since 1982 the Gabriel Consort and Players have explored an increasingly wide repertory, able to win new audiences for choral music

Monteverdi Thread

Monteverdi Thread

Running through the season as a thread is the music of the first Baroque master, Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643).

Nash Ensemble: Myra Hess National Gallery Concerts

Nash Ensemble: Myra Hess National Gallery Concerts

Recreating programmes from the famous series of lunchtime recitals performed at the National Gallery during WWII.

Ning Feng: Solo Bach Partitas & Sonatas

Ning Feng: Solo Bach Partitas & Sonatas

Award-winning Chinese violinist Ning Feng brings together Bach’s solo violin partitas and sonatas in two evenings this autumn.

Schubert Cycle: Francesco Piemontesi

Schubert Cycle: Francesco Piemontesi

Exploring the substantial and rewarding musical legacy of Schubert’s output for piano

Schumann Quartet Mozart Plus Series

Schumann Quartet Mozart Plus Series

Named after three of its members whose surname is Schumann, the ensemble was founded in Germany in 2007

Shostakovich String Quartet Cycle

Shostakovich String Quartet Cycle

The Carducci’s performance of the cycle around the world won it a Royal Philharmonic Society award in 2016.

Sir András Schiff Haydn Festival

Sir András Schiff Haydn Festival

Sir András Schiff has long championed Haydn, not only as a pianist and conductor but also as a writer and lecturer

Tour de Debussy

Tour de Debussy

A wide-reaching survey of Debussy’s music by the distinguished French pianist.