Friday 1 May 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Royal Academy of Music Baroque Soloists; Rachel Podger director

The Pleasure Gardens of London


Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • Royal Academy of Music Baroque Soloists
  • Rachel Podger director

Celebrating the lost pleasure gardens of London – notably Vauxhall and (not far from Wigmore Hall) Marylebone – the Baroque Soloists’ programme reflects the music one might have heard at these venues during the 18th century.

Wigmore Hall Podcasts
Baroque violinist and orchestral director, Rachel Podger introduces her ensemble ‘Brecon Baroque’ and discusses her passion for Baroque music with BBC Radio 3 presenter, Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

  • Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762)
        • Concerto grosso in D minor after Corelli's 'La Follia' Op. 5 No. 12
  • John Stanley (1712-1786)
        • Organ Concerto in B flat Op. 10 No. 3
  • James Hook (1746-1827)
        • Flute Trio in G Op. 83 No. 6
  • Richard Mudge (1718-1763)
        • Trumpet Concerto No. 1
  • Interval
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        • Concerto Grosso in F Op. 3 No. 4
  • Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
        • Excerpts from Alfred
  • William Boyce (1711-1779)
        • Symphony No. 5 in D

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