Saturday 2 July 2022 2:00PM

Family Concert: Pioneering Women

Recommended for families with children aged 7-11

Booking information

First Time Booker Offer: New to family events at Wigmore Hall? Buy your tickets for half price, either by phoning our Box Office on 020 7935 2141 or visiting in person.


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


  • Bloomsbury Quartet

Join presenter Jessie Maryon Davies and the dynamic Bloomsbury Quartet as they explore music by female composers in this interactive concert for 7-11-year-olds and their parents and carers. Discover stories of pioneering women through their inspirational music for string quartets featuring music by Henriette Bosmans, Caroline Shaw, Elizabeth Maconchy and Hildegard von Bingen.

  • Rosy Wertheim (1888-1949)
      • String Quartet
        • I. Allegro con moto
  • Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
      • String Quartet No. 1
        • II. Scherzo. Allegro molto
  • Caroline Shaw (b.1982)
      • Entr’acte
  • Jessie Montgomery (b.1981)
      • Voodoo Dolls
  • Bosmans (1895-1952)
      • String Quartet
        • II. Lento
  • Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
      • String Quartet
        • I. Modéré
  • Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
      • O virtus Sapientie
  • Elizabeth Maconchy
      • String Quartet No. 1
        • IV. Presto

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