Song Recital Series

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Wigmore Hall promotes more song recitals each season than any other international venue, regularly featuring the world’s leading singers and pianists.

We are grateful to The Monument Trust for essential additional support for our expanded vocal series

Paul Appleby   © Frances Marshell

Cancelled: Paul Appleby tenor; Malcolm Martineau piano

Monday 25 March 2019 7:30PM

Aucoin, Britten and Schubert

Ekaterina Semenchuk and Semyon Skigin © Irina Tuminene

Ekaterina Semenchuk mezzo-soprano; Semyon Skigin piano

Monday 1 April 2019 7:30PM

Glinka and Tchaikovsky

Royal Academy of Music Song Circle © Helen Wills

Royal Academy of Music Song Circle

Tuesday 2 April 2019 7:30PM

The Songs of Carl Loewe

Matthew Rose   © Lena Kern

Matthew Rose bass; Tom Poster piano

Thursday 4 April 2019 7:30PM

Schubert, Liszt, Musorgsky, Poster and Ives

Milan Siljanov

Milan Siljanov bass-baritone; Nino Chokhonelidze piano

Sunday 7 April 2019 3:00PM

Brahms, Finzi, Duparc and Ravel

Christina Landshamer   © Marco Borggreve

Christina Landshamer soprano; Gerold Huber piano

Monday 8 April 2019 7:30PM

Purcell, Copland, Krieger and Schumann

Sally Matthews   © Sigtryggur Ari Jóhannsson

Sally Matthews soprano; Simon Lepper piano

Thursday 11 April 2019 7:30PM

Sibelius, Grieg, Strauss and Wagner

Ian Bostridge   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Saskia Giorgini piano

Saturday 13 April 2019 7:30PM


Gavan Ring   © Anthony Riordan

Gavan Ring baritone; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 14 April 2019 3:00PM

Schumann, Bodley and Larchet

Ian Bostridge   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Saskia Giorgini piano

Monday 15 April 2019 7:30PM


Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2019

Wednesday 24 April 2019 1:30PM


Dame Sarah Connolly   © Peter Warren

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Robin Tritschler tenor; Malcolm Martineau piano

Wednesday 24 April 2019 7:30PM


Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2019

Friday 26 April 2019 6:00PM


Marcus Farnsworth   © Andy Staples

Marcus Farnsworth baritone; James Baillieu piano

Tuesday 30 April 2019 7:30PM

Lines from a Wanderer

Paula Murrihy   © Barbara Aumüller

Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Sunday 5 May 2019 3:00PM

The Mendelssohns and the Schumanns

Clara Mouriz   © Jose Manuel Bielsa

Clara Mouriz mezzo-soprano; Roderick Williams baritone; Adam Walker flute; Guy Johnston cello; Joseph Middleton piano

Monday 6 May 2019 7:30PM

Basque blood and the folksong

Sumi Jo   © Youngho Kang

Sumi Jo soprano; Gary Matthewman piano; Krzysztof Meisinger guitar

Sunday 12 May 2019 3:00PM

Rossini, Villa-Lobos, Tárrega and more

Jacques Imbrailo   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Jacques Imbrailo baritone; Alisdair Hogarth piano

Sunday 26 May 2019 3:00PM

Sibelius and Rachmaninov

Robin Tritschler   © Benjamin Ealovega

Robin Tritschler tenor; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 26 May 2019 7:30PM

Transitional Seasons

Graham Johnson © Clive Barda

Soraya Mafi soprano; Catriona Morison mezzo-soprano; William Thomas bass; Graham Johnson piano

Sunday 2 June 2019 7:30PM

If Fiordiligi and Dorabella had been Lieder Singers

Camilla Tilling   © Maria Ostlin

Camilla Tilling soprano; Paul Rivinius piano

Tuesday 4 June 2019 7:30PM


Maximilian Schmitt   © Christian Kargl

Maximilian Schmitt tenor; Gerold Huber piano

Wednesday 5 June 2019 7:30PM

Liszt, Schubert and Mahler

Gerald Finley   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Gerald Finley bass-baritone; Julius Drake piano

Saturday 15 June 2019 7:30PM

Schubert, Rachmaninov, Turnage and Britten

Leeds Lieder Festival

Leeds Lieder Fundraising Gala

Wednesday 19 June 2019 7:00PM

Franz-Josef Selig   © Marion Köll

Franz-Josef Selig bass; Gerold Huber piano

Saturday 22 June 2019 7:30PM

Loewe, Wolf and Stephan

Matthias Goerne   © Caroline de Bon

Matthias Goerne baritone; Sir Antonio Pappano piano

Sunday 23 June 2019 7:30PM

Shostakovich, Martin and Mahler

Matthias Goerne   © Caroline de Bon

Matthias Goerne baritone; Alexander Schmalcz piano

Wednesday 26 June 2019 7:30PM


Ian Bostridge   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Lars Vogt piano

Tuesday 2 July 2019 7:30PM


Brett Polegato   © Peter Phoa

Brett Polegato baritone; Iain Burnside piano

Wednesday 3 July 2019 7:30PM

A Transatlantic Voyage: English Songs from Here to There

Ian Bostridge   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Lars Vogt piano

Thursday 4 July 2019 7:30PM


Werner Güra   © Monika Rittershaus

Werner Güra tenor; Christoph Berner piano

Thursday 18 July 2019 7:30PM


Dame Sarah Connolly   © Jan Capinski

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Tuesday 23 July 2019 7:30PM

Schumann, Mahler, Bridge and Britten

Mark Padmore   © Marco Borggreve

Mark Padmore tenor; Paul Lewis piano

Wednesday 24 July 2019 7:30PM

Brahms, Mahler and Schumann

Sir Simon Keenlyside   © Uwe Arens

Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone; Howard McGill woodwind; Gordon Campbell trombone; Richard Pryce double bass; Matthew Regan piano; Mike Smith drums

Friday 26 July 2019 7:30PM

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