Early Music and Baroque

Early Music and Baroque

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The Hall's intimate acoustic is ideal for period instruments, and this series includes some of the finest ensembles and soloists performing today.

Christina Pluhar © Michal Novak


Tuesday 28 May 2019 7:30PM

Time Stands Still

Cinquecento © Theresa Pewal

Cinquecento; Nicholas Todd tenor

Friday 7 June 2019 7:30PM

Josquin des Prez and his legacy

The English Concert © Oliver Rosser © Feast Creative

The English Concert

Tuesday 11 June 2019 7:30PM

Orpheus of Princes

Rihab Azar

Stile Antico; Rihab Azar oud

Wednesday 12 June 2019 7:30PM

Songs of Longing and Exile

The Cardinall's Musick © Benjamin Ealovega

The Cardinall's Musick

Thursday 20 June 2019 7:30PM

The Company of Heaven III

Peter Whelan © Jen Owens

Ensemble Marsyas

Monday 24 June 2019 7:30PM


David Bates © Nick Rutter

La Nuova Musica; Christine Rice mezzo-soprano; David Bates conductor

Thursday 27 June 2019 7:30PM

Mozart, Traetta and Haydn

Rachel Podger   © Theresa Pewal

Rachel Podger violin, director; Brecon Baroque

Monday 1 July 2019 7:30PM

Vivaldi and Bach

Louise Alder © Gerard Collett

The Mozartists

Monday 8 July 2019 7:30PM

Mozart’s Travels

Mahan Esfahani   © Bernhard Musil

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord

Tuesday 9 July 2019 7:30PM


Max Emanuel Cenčić  © Ann Hoffmann

Max Emanuel Cenčić countertenor; Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu ensemble; Franck-Emmanuel Comte director, harpsichord

Thursday 11 July 2019 7:30PM


Vox Luminis © David Samyn

Vox Luminis; Lionel Meunier artistic director

Saturday 13 July 2019 7:30PM


Le Concert Spirituel © Guy Vivien

Le Concert Spirituel; Hervé Niquet director

Saturday 27 July 2019 7:30PM

Mozart in Salzburg

Regula Mühlemann   © Shirley Suarez

The Mozartists; Ian Page director; Regula Mühlemann soprano

Thursday 19 September 2019 7:30PM

Haydn and Mozart

Roberta Mameli   © Richard Dumas

Roberta Mameli soprano (as Aci); Sonia Prina contralto (as Galatea); Luigi De Donato bass (as Polifemo); laBarocca; Ruben Jais conductor

Thursday 26 September 2019 7:30PM


Brecon Baroque © Theresa Pewal

Rachel Podger violin; Brecon Baroque

Saturday 28 September 2019 7:30PM

Bach Concertos

Mahan Esfahani   © Bernhard Musil

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord

Wednesday 2 October 2019 7:30PM


Arcangelo © Adam Swann

Arcangelo; Jonathan Cohen director, harpsichord; Sandrine Piau soprano; Stuart Jackson tenor; Konstantin Krimmel baritone

Tuesday 8 October 2019 7:30PM


Anna Stéphany   © Marco Borggreve

Anna Stéphany mezzo-soprano; Le Concert d'Astrée; Emmanuelle Haïm director, harpsichord, organ

Friday 1 November 2019 7:30PM

Violoncello Obbligato

The English Concert © Oliver Rosser © Feast Creative

The English Concert; Harry Bicket director, harpsichord; Nadja Zwiener violin

Thursday 28 November 2019 7:30PM

Fontana, Marini, Castello and more

Tenebrae © Chris O’Donovan

Tenebrae; Nigel Short conductor; Olivia Jageurs harp

Sunday 1 December 2019 7:30PM

Gregorian Chant, Peacock, L'Estrange and more

L'Arpeggiata © Michael Uneffer

L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar director, theorbo; Céline Scheen soprano; Benedetta Mazzucato mezzo-soprano; Vincenzo Capezzuto alto

Friday 13 December 2019 7:30PM

Far la ninnananna

Jakub Józef Orliński   © Jiyang Chen

Jakub Józef Orliński countertenor; Il Pomo d'Oro

Saturday 14 December 2019 7:30PM

Facce d’amore

Fretwork © Nick White

Fretwork; Elin Manahan Thomas soprano

Sunday 15 December 2019 7:30PM

An Elizabethan Christmas

Les Talens Lyriques © cargocollective.com-vermeesch

Les Talens Lyriques; Christophe Rousset director

Tuesday 17 December 2019 7:30PM


Ensemble Marsyas © David Barbour

Ensemble Marsyas; Peter Whelan director; Katie Bray mezzo-soprano; Alec Frank-Gemmill horn; Joe Walters horn

Monday 30 December 2019 7:30PM

Baroque Hogmanay – Music from the Edinburgh Musical Society

Florilegium © Amit Lennon

Florilegium; Ashley Solomon director, flute; Rowan Pierce soprano; Bojan Čičić violin; David Blackadder trumpet

Tuesday 31 December 2019 7:00PM

JS Bach, CPE Bach and Giornovichi

Beethoven Festival Weekend

Booking is now open for 10 concerts over 2 days to kick-off Wigmore Hall's season-long celebration of Beethoven.

Autumn 2019 Wigmore Series

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