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

Heath Quartet © Simon Way

Heath Quartet

Sunday 23 September 2018 7:30PM

Bach, Gubaidulina, Britten and Beethoven

Christian Blackshaw  © James Hill

Christian Blackshaw piano; Soloists of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Monday 24 September 2018 7:30PM

Mozart and Schubert

Pavel Haas Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Pavel Haas Quartet

Tuesday 25 September 2018 7:30PM

Schubert and Dvořák

Elena Bashkirova  © Nikolaj Lund

Elena Bashkirova piano; Jerusalem Chamber Music Festival Ensemble

Wednesday 26 September 2018 7:30PM

Schumann

Elias String Quartet © Benjamin Ealovega

Elias String Quartet; Jonathan Biss piano

Friday 28 September 2018 7:30PM

Schumann

Steven Isserlis  © Kevin Davis

Steven Isserlis cello; Connie Shih piano

Saturday 29 September 2018 7:30PM

Composers and their Muses

Narek Hakhnazaryan cello; Pavel Kolesnikov piano

Tuesday 2 October 2018 7:30PM

Tchaikovsky, Myaskovsky, Rachmaninov, Glazunov and Shostakovich

Alexi Kenney  © Yang Bao

IMS Prussia Cove

Friday 5 October 2018 7:30PM

Haydn, Kurtág, Janáček, Bartók and Schumann

Pieter Wispelwey  © Caroline Sikkink

Pieter Wispelwey cello

Saturday 6 October 2018 3:00PM

Bach Complete Cello Suites Part One

Pieter Wispelwey  © Caroline Sikkink

Pieter Wispelwey cello

Saturday 6 October 2018 7:30PM

Bach Complete Cello Suites Part Two

Veronika Eberle  © Felix Broede

Veronika Eberle violin; Dénes Várjon piano

Saturday 13 October 2018 7:30PM

Bach, Bartók, Janácek and Schumann

Danish String Quartet © Caroline Bittencourt

Danish String Quartet

Tuesday 16 October 2018 7:30PM

Beethoven and Webern

Katy Hamilton

Pre-Concert Talk: Nash Ensemble

Saturday 20 October 2018 6:00PM

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Richard Hosford clarinet

Saturday 20 October 2018 7:30PM

Bruch, Mendelssohn and Brahms

Endellion String Quartet © Eric Richmond

Endellion String Quartet

Friday 26 October 2018 7:30PM

Mendelssohn, Britten and Beethoven

Roderick Williams  © Benjamin Ealovega

Roderick Williams baritone; Ensemble 360

Saturday 3 November 2018 7:30PM

Suk, Skempton and Dvořák

Takács Quartet © Glenn Asakawa

Takács Quartet

Wednesday 7 November 2018 7:30PM

Mozart, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn

Takács Quartet © Keith Saunders

Takács Quartet

Friday 9 November 2018 7:30PM

Haydn, Bartók and Brahms

Joshua Bell  © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Joshua Bell violin; Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Sunday 11 November 2018 7:30PM

Mendelssohn and Enescu

Artemis Quartet © Nikolaj Lund

Artemis Quartet

Tuesday 13 November 2018 7:30PM

Haydn, Demetz and Schumann

Baiba Skride  © Marco Borggreve

Baiba Skride violin; Lauma Skride piano; Antonina Suhanova piano; Trio Palladio

Wednesday 14 November 2018 7:30PM

100th Anniversary of the Republic of Latvia

Belcea Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Belcea Quartet

Thursday 15 November 2018 7:30PM

Mozart, Phibbs and Beethoven

Isabelle Faust  © Felix Broede

Isabelle Faust violin; Katharine Gowers violin; Rachel Roberts viola; Steven Isserlis cello; Alexander Melnikov piano

Saturday 17 November 2018 7:30PM

Schumann and Fauré

Britten Sinfonia © Harry Rankin

Britten Sinfonia; Mark Padmore tenor

Wednesday 21 November 2018 1:00PM

Luke Styles and Vaughan Williams

Hagen Quartet © Harald Hoffmann

Hagen Quartet

Thursday 22 November 2018 7:30PM

Schubert, Berg and Haydn

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble

Saturday 24 November 2018 5:30PM

Brahms, Spohr and Weber

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Christine Rice mezzo-soprano

Saturday 24 November 2018 7:30PM

Schumann, Wagner and Brahms

Anthony Marwood  © Felix van Dijk

Anthony Marwood violin; Richard Lester cello; Susan Tomes piano; Aleksandar Madžar piano; Doric String Quartet

Sunday 25 November 2018 7:30PM

Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival Anniversary Concert

Arditti Quartet © Astrid Karger

Arditti Quartet; Paul Cannon double bass

Monday 26 November 2018 7:30PM

Dan Yuhas, Mark Barden, James Clarke and Brian Ferneyhough

Alina Ibragimova  © Sussie Ahlburg

Alina Ibragimova violin; Cédric Tiberghien piano

Friday 30 November 2018 7:30PM

Stravinsky, Mendelssohn, Crumb and Schumann

Escher String Quartet © Sarah Skinner

Escher String Quartet

Monday 3 December 2018 7:30PM

American Styles: Hollywood, Jazz

Nicola Benedetti  © Simon Fowler

Nicola Benedetti violin; Leonard Elschenbroich cello; Alexei Grynyuk piano

Wednesday 5 December 2018 7:30PM

Strauss, Schubert and Brahms

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Sophie Bevan soprano

Saturday 8 December 2018 5:30PM

Mendelssohn, Reinecke, Schumann, C Schumann and F Mendelssohn

Nash Ensemble © K Leighton

Nash Ensemble; Roderick Williams baritone

Saturday 8 December 2018 7:30PM

Bruch, Brahms, Beethoven and Mendelssohn

Pavel Haas Quartet © Marco Borggreve

Pavel Haas Quartet

Monday 10 December 2018 7:30PM

Smetana and Janáček

Quatuor Ebène © Julien Mignot

Quatuor Ebène

Wednesday 12 December 2018 7:30PM

Beethoven and Brahms

Steven Isserlis  © Jean-Baptiste Millot

Steven Isserlis cello; Joshua Bell violin; Simon Keenlyside baritone; Connie Shih piano; Radu Lupu piano; Sir András Schiff piano; Ferenc Rados piano

Monday 17 December 2018 7:00PM

Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Schumann and Fauré

Trio Wanderer

Trio Wanderer

Saturday 29 December 2018 7:30PM

Haydn, Dvořák and Schubert

Castalian String Quartet © Kaupo Kikkas

Castalian String Quartet

Sunday 30 December 2018 7:30PM

Mozart, Fauré and Beethoven

Tasmin Little  © Benjamin Ealovega

Tasmin Little violin; Piers Lane piano

Wednesday 9 January 2019 7:30PM

Schubert and Brahms

Nash Ensemble

Nash Ensemble

Saturday 12 January 2019 5:30PM

C Schumann, Mendelssohn and F Mendelssohn

Nash Ensemble

Nash Ensemble; Martyn Brabbins conductor

Saturday 12 January 2019 7:30PM

Schumann, Brahms and Mendelssohn

Doric String Quartet © George Garnier

Doric String Quartet

Sunday 13 January 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Bartók and Schubert

Juilliard String Quartet © Claudio Papapietro

Juilliard String Quartet

Monday 14 January 2019 1:00PM

Beecher and Dvořák

Juilliard String Quartet © Claudio Papapietro

Juilliard String Quartet

Tuesday 15 January 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Bartók and Dvořák

Alina Ibragimova and Cédric Tiberghien © Sussie Ahlburg

Alina Ibragimova violin; Cédric Tiberghien piano

Saturday 19 January 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven, Janáček, Cage and Bartók

Endellion String Quartet © Eric Richmond

Endellion String Quartet

Sunday 20 January 2019 7:30PM

40th Anniversary Concert

Pekka Kuusisto  © Kaapo Kamu

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

Wednesday 23 January 2019 7:30PM

JS Bach

Simply Quartet © Nancy Horowitz

Simply Quartet

Friday 25 January 2019 1:00PM

Haydn and Schubert

Johannes Meissl  © Sabine Hauswirth

Masterclass with Profesor 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 Znaider  © Lars Gundersen

Nikolaj 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 © Benjamin Ealovega

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

Wednesday 6 March 2019 7:30PM

Boulez, Messiaen, Ustvolskaya, Ligeti and Benjamin

Hans Keller Day

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

Saturday 9 March 2019 11:00AM

Hans Keller Day

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

Saturday 9 March 2019 2:30PM

Hans Keller Day

Film Screening: The Keller Instinct

Saturday 9 March 2019 6:00PM

Elias String Quartet © Pete Checchia

Elias String Quartet

Saturday 9 March 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Britten and Beethoven

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 Members 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; Marcel Ponseele oboe; Lorenzo Coppola clarinet; Javier Zafra bassoon; Teunis van der Zwart horn

Sunday 31 March 2019 7:30PM

Mozart and Beethoven

Endellion String Quartet © Eric Richmond

Endellion String Quartet

Wednesday 29 May 2019 7:30PM

Beethoven and Schubert

Spring 2019 Wigmore Series

Priority booking is now open for January-March 2019.

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