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.

Apartment House: John Cage Day

Apartment House: John Cage Day

In this day-long celebration the radical contemporary ensemble celebrates one of the seminal figures of modern music.

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.

Castalian String Quartet Britten Plus Series

Castalian String Quartet Britten Plus Series

This new series sets the works of a leading British quartet composer with his contemporary descendants.

Elisabeth Leonskaja Focus

Elisabeth Leonskaja Focus

One of the legendary pianists of our time has made the music of Brahms a focus of her exceptional interpretative powers.

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.

IMS Prussia Cove 50th Anniversary

IMS Prussia Cove 50th Anniversary

IMS Prussia Cove is celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special weekend of concerts and masterclasses

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

Ludlow English Song Day

Ludlow English Song Day

The event that forms the English Song Weekend at Ludlow in Shropshire focuses on English song past, present and future

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: Beethoven and the Romantics

Nash Ensemble: Beethoven and the Romantics

In 1810, E.T.A. Hoffman proclaimed that “Beethoven’s music awakens that endless longing which is the very essence of Romanticism.”

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.

Oxford Lieder at Wigmore Hall: Mahler Day

Oxford Lieder at Wigmore Hall: Mahler Day

Founded in 2002 by pianist Sholto Kynoch, Oxford Lieder has become an outstanding international event.

Paul Lewis: Schubert Piano Sonatas

Paul Lewis: Schubert Piano Sonatas

Here the multi-award winning pianist launches a cycle of sonatas by Schubert.

Quatuor Bozzini: A day in the life

Quatuor Bozzini: A day in the life

Over the last decades, Irish classical music has burgeoned with the increasingly high-profile careers of Cassandra Miller and Gerald Barry.

Roman Rabinovich Haydn Day

Roman Rabinovich Haydn Day

A leading champion of Haydn’s work, for whom ‘his wit, emotional depth and musical invention have been a source of inspiration’,

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: a Retrospective

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: a Retrospective

The 2022/23 Season shines a light on the songs and chamber music of a composer once a frequent visitor to and performer at Wigmore Hall.

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

Season Focus: Ferruccio Busoni with Kirill Gerstein

Season Focus: Ferruccio Busoni with Kirill Gerstein

This season’s focus on his work, headlined by Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein, will provide audiences with many extraordinary discoveries.

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.

The Splendour Falls: Ralph Vaughan Williams a Celebratory Series

The Splendour Falls: Ralph Vaughan Williams a Celebratory Series

It is hard to overestimate the importance of Ralph Vaughan Williams, whose birth 150 years ago we celebrate this year.

Tour de Debussy

Tour de Debussy

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