Chamber Music Season

Chamber Music Season

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Wigmore Hall's Chamber Music Season includes performances by internationally renowned chamber musicians.

'...the world's most prestigious chamber music venue'

Evening Standard

Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien © Sussie Ahlburg

Alina Ibragimova violin; Cédric Tiberghien piano

Saturday 19 January 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Janáček, Cage and Schumann

Endellion String Quartet © Eric Richmond

Endellion String Quartet

Sunday 20 January 2019 7:30PM

40th Anniversary Concert

Pekka Kuusisto   © Kaapo Kamu

Cancelled: Pekka Kuusisto violin; Atte Kilpeläinen viola; Tomas Djupsjöbacka cello; Jukka Huitila visual designer

Wednesday 23 January 2019 7:30PM

Fertility: The Chance of a Lifetime

Simply Quartet © Nancy Horowitz

Simply Quartet

Friday 25 January 2019 1:00PM

Haydn and Schubert

Johannes Meissl   © Sabine Hauswirth

Masterclass with Professor Johannes Meissl and Simply Quartet

Saturday 26 January 2019 11:00AM

Trio Vitruvi © Tom McKenzie

Trio Vitruvi

Saturday 26 January 2019 1:00PM

Shostakovich and Dvořák

Borodin Quartet © Keith Saunders

Borodin Quartet; Alexei Volodin piano

Saturday 26 January 2019 7:30PM

Mozart and Shostakovich

Trio Gaon © Bearbeitet

Trio Gaon; Cosmos Quartet

Sunday 27 January 2019 3:00PM

Brahms

Goldner Quartet

Goldner Quartet; Piers Lane piano

Sunday 3 February 2019 7:30PM

Webern, Shostakovich and Korngold

Escher String Quartet © Sarah Skinner

Escher String Quartet

Tuesday 5 February 2019 7:30PM

American Exploration: Visits to the New World

Britten Sinfonia © Harry Rankin

Britten Sinfonia

Wednesday 6 February 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Skryabin, Britten, Matthews and Strauss

Michael Collins   © Benjamin Ealovega

Michael Collins clarinet; Michael McHale piano

Saturday 9 February 2019 7:30PM

Reinecke, Stanford, Brahms and more

Alisa Weilerstein   © Harald Hoffmann

Sergey Khachatryan violin; Alisa Weilerstein cello; Inon Barnatan piano; Colin Currie percussion; Owen Gunnell percussion; Sam Walton percussion

Monday 11 February 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Schoenberg, Wallin and Shostakovich

Britten Sinfonia © Harrison Linsey

Britten Sinfonia

Wednesday 13 February 2019 1:00PM

Bach, Janácek, Messiaen, Finnis and Martinu

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider   © Lars Gundersen

Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider violin; Robert Kulek piano

Wednesday 13 February 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Brahms, Shostakovich and Prokofiev

Razumovsky Academy Young Artists

Razumovsky Academy Young Artists Recital

Friday 15 February 2019 6:00PM

Oleg Kogan   © Robert Cassen

Razumovsky Ensemble

Friday 15 February 2019 7:30PM

Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Lucy Crowe soprano; Jamie Phillips conductor

Saturday 16 February 2019 7:30PM

Wagner, Beethoven and Strauss

Lauma Skride   © Marco Borggreve

Skride Quartet

Wednesday 20 February 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Bridge and Brahms

Elias String Quartet © Kaupo Kikkas

Elias String Quartet

Friday 22 February 2019 7:30PM

Purcell, Haydn, Beamish and Schumann

Trio Zimmermann © Mats Bäcker

Trio Zimmermann

Saturday 23 February 2019 7:30PM

Schoenberg and Bach

Quatuor Zaïde  © Neda Navaee

Quatuor Zaïde

Tuesday 26 February 2019 7:30PM

Bach, Beethoven and Franck

Ensemble Modern © Vincent Stefan

Ensemble Modern; Sir George Benjamin conductor; Anu Komsi soprano; Helena Rasker contralto

Tuesday 5 March 2019 7:30PM

Mason, Milliken, Dallapiccola and Benjamin

Ensemble Modern Orchestra  © Katrin Schilling

Ensemble Modern Orchestra ; Sir George Benjamin conductor; Ueli Wiget piano

Wednesday 6 March 2019 7:30PM

Wigmore at the Roundhouse

© Milein Cosman

Who is Hans Keller? by Dr Alison Garnham & Panel Discussion

Saturday 9 March 2019 11:00AM

Recollections of Hans Keller

© Milein Cosman

Music workshop based on Hans Keller’s analysis of Mozart K421

Saturday 9 March 2019 2:30PM

Recollections of Hans Keller

Hans Keller Day

Film Screening: The Keller Instinct

Saturday 9 March 2019 6:00PM

Recollections of Hans Keller

Elias String Quartet © Pete Checchia

Elias String Quartet

Saturday 9 March 2019 7:30PM

Recollections of Hans Keller

Nils Mönkemeyer   © Irène Zandel

Nils Mönkemeyer viola; William Youn piano

Monday 11 March 2019 7:30PM

Debussy, Britten, Franck, Mozart and Clarke

Janine Jansen   © Marco Borggreve

Janine Jansen violin; Alexander Gavrylyuk piano

Tuesday 12 March 2019 7:30PM

Schumann, C Schumann, Brahms and Franck

Heath Quartet © Simon Way

Heath Quartet

Saturday 16 March 2019 7:30PM

Haydn, Ligeti and Beethoven

Members of the Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Members of the Nash Ensemble side by side with Musicians from the Royal Academy of Music

Tuesday 19 March 2019 5:30PM

Carter, Birtwistle and Knussen

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Maximilian Schmitt tenor

Tuesday 19 March 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Schumann

Škampa Quartet © Vojtech Havlík

Škampa Quartet

Friday 22 March 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven and Schubert

Joshua Bell   © Eric Kabik

Joshua Bell violin; Timothy Ridout viola; Steven Isserlis cello; Jeremy Denk piano

Saturday 23 March 2019 7:30PM

Fauré and Schumann

Britten Sinfonia © Harry Rankin

Pre-Concert Talk

Wednesday 27 March 2019 12:15PM

Britten Sinfonia © Harry Rankin

Britten Sinfonia

Wednesday 27 March 2019 1:00PM

Trad/Scottish, MacMillan, Maxwell Davies and OPUS2018 winner

István Várdai   © Pilvax Studio

Kristóf Baráti violin; István Várdai cello; Jean-Efflam Bavouzet piano

Friday 29 March 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Rachmaninov and Ravel

Alexander Melnikov   © Marco Borggreve

Alexander Melnikov piano; Alfredo Bernardini oboe; Lorenzo Coppola clarinet; Javier Zafra bassoon; Teunis van der Zwart horn

Sunday 31 March 2019 7:30PM

Mozart and Beethoven

JACK Quartet © Shervin Lainez

JACK Quartet

Saturday 6 April 2019 1:00PM

Complete Elliott Carter String Quartets

JACK Quartet © Shervin Lainez

Illustrated Pre-Concert Talk

Saturday 6 April 2019 6:00PM

Complete Elliott Carter String Quartets

JACK Quartet © Shervin Lainez

JACK Quartet

Saturday 6 April 2019 7:30PM

Complete Elliott Carter String Quartets

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center © Tristan Cook

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Tuesday 9 April 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Debussy, Dean and Brahms

Escher String Quartet © Sarah Skinner

Escher String Quartet

Wednesday 10 April 2019 7:30PM

Ives, Norman, Copland and Barber

--No Artist--  © Hanya Chlala

Pre-Concert Talk

Friday 12 April 2019 6:00PM

Nash Inventions

Nash Ensemble; Stefan Asbury conductor; Claire Booth soprano; Simone Leona Hueber reciter; Lawrence Power viola; Adrian Brendel cello; Ursula Leveaux bassoon; Lucy Wakeford harp

Friday 12 April 2019 7:30PM

Focus on Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Steven Isserlis   © Kevin Davis

Steven Isserlis cello; Janine Jansen violin; Arisa Fujita violin; Amihai Grosz viola; Connie Shih piano

Tuesday 23 April 2019 7:30PM

Schumann and Fauré

Patricia Kopatchinskaja   © Marco Borggreve

Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin; Reto Bieri clarinet; Polina Leschenko piano

Saturday 27 April 2019 7:30PM

Fauré, Vivier, Bartók and more

Hagen Quartet © Harald Hoffmann

Hagen Quartet

Monday 29 April 2019 7:30PM

Schubert, Shostakovich and Beethoven

Pekka Kuusisto   © Kaupo Kikkas

Pekka Kuusisto violin; Professor Dr Erik Scherder neuropsychologist; Jukka Huitila visual designer

Wednesday 1 May 2019 7:30PM

Bach, Kreutzer, Adès, Widmann and Paganini

Notos Quartett © Uwe Neumann

Notos Quartett

Thursday 2 May 2019 7:30PM

Brahms, Françaix and Bartók

Sir George Benjamin © Matthew Lloyd

RNCM soloists; Maria Luc piano; Luke Jones piano; Anna Denisova piano; Katie Hyland flute

Saturday 4 May 2019 10:30AM

In Focus: Sir George Benjamin

Sir George Benjamin © Matthew Lloyd

In Conversation: Sir George Benjamin

Saturday 4 May 2019 12:00PM

In Focus: Sir George Benjamin

Sir George Benjamin © Matthew Lloyd

RNCM New Ensemble; Mark Heron conductor; Jack Sheen conductor; Laurent Zufferey conductor; Callum Smart violin

Saturday 4 May 2019 2:00PM

In Focus: Sir George Benjamin

Jerusalem Quartet © Robert Torres

Jerusalem Quartet

Wednesday 8 May 2019 7:30PM

Complete Bartók String Quartets

Jerusalem Quartet © Robert Torres

Jerusalem Quartet

Thursday 9 May 2019 7:30PM

Complete Bartók String Quartets

Alban Gerhardt   © Kaupo Kikkas

Alban Gerhardt cello; Steven Osborne piano

Saturday 11 May 2019 7:30PM

Schumann, Brahms, Falla, Debussy and Ravel

Håkan Hardenberger   © Marco Borggreve

Håkan Hardenberger trumpet; Roland Pöntinen piano

Monday 13 May 2019 7:30PM

Antheil, Storm, Berio and more

Takács Quartet © Amanda Tipton photography

Takács Quartet

Wednesday 15 May 2019 7:30PM

Haydn, Bartók and Grieg

Takács Quartet © Amanda Tipton photography

Takács Quartet; Garrick Ohlsson piano

Friday 17 May 2019 7:30PM

Beach and Elgar

Trevor Pinnock   © Matthias von der Tann

Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble; Trevor Pinnock conductor; Thomas Gould violin, leader

Sunday 19 May 2019 7:30PM

Bach

Castalian String Quartet © Kaupo Kikkas

Castalian String Quartet; Anthony Marwood violin; Aleksandar Madžar piano

Tuesday 21 May 2019 7:30PM

Elgar

Elias String Quartet © Kaupo Kikkas

Elias String Quartet

Thursday 23 May 2019 7:30PM

Bach, Mozart, RNCM composition competition winner and Schumann

Piatti Quartet © Viktor Erik Emanuel

Piatti Quartet

Saturday 25 May 2019 1:00PM

Purcell, Turnage and Walton

Narek Hakhnazaryan   © Marco Borggreve

Narek Hakhnazaryan cello; Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Saturday 25 May 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin and Grieg

Endellion String Quartet © Eric Richmond

Endellion String Quartet

Wednesday 29 May 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Beamish, Boondiskulchok and more

Hilary Hahn   © Dana van Leeuwen Decca

Hilary Hahn violin

Thursday 30 May 2019 7:30PM

Bach

Jonathan Biss © Benjamin Ealovega

Doric String Quartet; Jonathan Biss piano

Monday 3 June 2019 7:30PM

Martinů, Dvořák and Brahms

Nicholas Daniel   © Eric Richmond

Nicholas Daniel oboe; Lucy Wakeford harp; Wigmore Oboe-Fest Ensemble

Saturday 8 June 2019 11:30AM

Nicholas Daniel Oboe Day

Nicholas Daniel   © Eric Richmond

Nicholas Daniel oboe; Julius Drake piano; Guildhall School Wind Quintet

Saturday 8 June 2019 3:00PM

Nicholas Daniel Oboe Day

Nicholas Daniel   © Eric Richmond

Nicholas Daniel oboe

Saturday 8 June 2019 7:30PM

Nicholas Daniel Oboe Day

Pavel Haas Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Pavel Haas Quartet; Enno Senft double bass; Boris Giltburg piano

Monday 10 June 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven and Schubert

Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov © Marco Borggreve

Isabelle Faust violin; Jean-Guihen Queyras cello; Alexander Melnikov piano

Friday 14 June 2019 7:00PM

Beethoven

Steven Isserlis   © Jean-Baptiste Millot

Steven Isserlis cello; Anthony Marwood violin; Irène Duval violin; Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad viola; Dénes Várjon piano; Izabella Simon piano

Sunday 16 June 2019 7:30PM

Fauré and Schumann

Cuarteto Casals © Igor Cat

Cuarteto Casals; Alban Gerhardt cello

Monday 17 June 2019 7:30PM

Shostakovich and Schubert

Emanuel Ax   © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Emanuel Ax piano; Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone; Dover Quartet

Tuesday 25 June 2019 7:00PM

Emanuel Ax 70th birthday concert

Xavier Phillips   © Caroline Doutre

Xavier Phillips cello; François-Frédéric Guy piano

Saturday 6 July 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven

Wihan Quartet © Lukas Novotny

Wihan Quartet

Sunday 7 July 2019 7:30PM

Suk, Dvořák and Beethoven

Benjamin Beilman   © Giorgia Bertazzi

Benjamin Beilman violin; Louis Schwizgebel piano

Wednesday 10 July 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

Silesian String Quartet © Magda Górecka

Silesian String Quartet

Friday 12 July 2019 7:00PM

Szymanowski, Bacewicz, Stravinsky and Schumann

Alexi Kenney   © Yang Bao

Alexi Kenney violin; Orion Weiss piano

Wednesday 17 July 2019 7:30PM

Bach, Wiancko, Schubert and more

Kian Soltani   © Holger Hage/Deutsche Grammophon

Kian Soltani cello; Aaron Pilsan piano

Friday 19 July 2019 7:00PM

Debussy, Prokofiev, Shostakovich and Chopin

Lana Trotovsek and Maria Canyigueral © Boris Bizjak

Lana Trotovsek violin; Maria Canyigueral piano

Monday 22 July 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Škerjanc, Prokofiev and Debussy