Wednesday 13 June 7:30PM
In this special concert to mark 100 years since Poland regained independence following World War I, Orlinski underlines his rising-star status with a recital of personal favourite songs and arias, including Pawel Lukaszewski’s beautiful setting of Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska’s poetry.
Sunday 8 July 2018 3:00PM
Director John Gilhooly felt compelled to invite Anita Lasker-Wallfisch to Wigmore Hall following her recent address to the Bundestag, to mark the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. For this event, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch – a survivor of Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen – describes her life story and the importance of learning from one of history’s darkest chapters. She is joined on stage by her son, the acclaimed cellist Raphael Wallfisch and the pianist John York, for music by Bloch, Ravel and Korngold.
Sunday 15 April 6:00PM