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

Iestyn Davies   © Benjamin Ealovega

Cancelled: Iestyn Davies countertenor; Joseph Middleton piano

Saturday 13 June 2020 7:30PM


Roderick Williams   © Benjamin Ealovega

Cancelled: Roderick Williams baritone; Christopher Glynn piano

Monday 29 June 2020 7:30PM

A Hardy Songbook

Mark Padmore   © Marco Borggreve

Cancelled: Mark Padmore tenor; Kristian Bezuidenhout fortepiano

Tuesday 7 July 2020 7:30PM


Christiane Karg   © Gisela Schenker

Cancelled: Christiane Karg soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Friday 10 July 2020 7:00PM


Ilker Arcayürek

Cancelled: Ilker Arcayürek tenor; Simon Lepper piano

Wednesday 15 July 2020 7:30PM

Ewige Freundschaft

Dame Sarah Connolly   © Peter Warren

Cancelled: Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Andrew Staples tenor; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon conductor

Friday 17 July 2020 10:00PM


Paula Murrihy   © Barbara Aumüller

Cancelled: Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano; Sholto Kynoch piano

Saturday 18 July 2020 11:00AM

Oxford Lieder: Mahler Day

Marcus Farnsworth   © Andy Staples

Cancelled: Marcus Farnsworth baritone; James Cheung piano

Saturday 18 July 2020 1:00PM

Oxford Lieder: Mahler Day

Catriona Morison

Cancelled: Catriona Morison mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano

Saturday 18 July 2020 4:00PM

Oxford Lieder: Mahler Day

Birgid Steinberger   © Werner Mokesch

Cancelled: Birgid Steinberger soprano; Stephan Loges bass-baritone; Sholto Kynoch piano

Saturday 18 July 2020 7:30PM

Oxford Lieder: Mahler Day

Ailish Tynan   © Benjamin Ealovega

Cancelled: Ailish Tynan soprano; Iain Burnside piano

Monday 20 July 2020 7:30PM

Wolf, Duparc, Berlioz and more

Christian Gerhaher   © Gregor Hohenberg/Sony Music

Christian Gerhaher baritone; Gerold Huber piano

Thursday 10 September 2020 7:30PM

Schubert, Berg and Fauré

Sabine Devieilhe   © Fabien Monthubert

Sabine Devieilhe soprano; Alexandre Tharaud piano

Sunday 13 September 2020 7:30PM

Debussy, Poulenc, Fauré and Ravel

Gerald Finley   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Gerald Finley bass-baritone; Julius Drake piano

Tuesday 15 September 2020 7:30PM

Schubert and Brahms

Florian Boesch   © Julia Wesely

Florian Boesch baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Thursday 17 September 2020 7:30PM

Schubert, Wolf and Martin

The Organ Rehearsal by Henry Lerolle

Caroline Taylor soprano; Kirsty McLean soprano; Grace Durham mezzo-soprano; Glen Cunningham tenor; Fabian Langguth baritone; Sebastian Wybrew piano

Tuesday 22 September 2020 1:00PM

French Song Exchange

The Organ Rehearsal by Henry Lerolle

Louise Fuller soprano; Olivia Boen soprano; Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano; Laurence Kilsby tenor; Sebastian Wybrew piano

Wednesday 23 September 2020 1:00PM

French Song Exchange

Académie Orsay-Royaumont © Julien Benhamou

Victoire Bunel mezzo-soprano; Michael Rakotoarivony baritone; Teodora Oprisor piano; Gaspard Dehaene piano

Tuesday 29 September 2020 1:00PM

Beethoven, Schumann, Poulenc and Hahn

Dame Sarah Connolly   © Christopher Pledge

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Roderick Williams baritone; Julius Drake piano

Wednesday 30 September 2020 7:30PM

Mendelssohn and Liszt

Académie Orsay-Royaumont © Julien Benhamou

Fabian Langguth baritone; Camille Lemonnier piano; Elena Harsányi soprano; Toni Ming Geiger piano

Thursday 1 October 2020 1:00PM

Schumann, Fauré, Debussy and Strauss

John Brancy and Peter Dugan © Gerard Collett

John Brancy baritone; Peter Dugan piano

Sunday 11 October 2020 3:00PM


Marianne Crebassa   © Simon Fowler

Marianne Crebassa mezzo-soprano; Alphonse Cemin piano

Monday 12 October 2020 7:30PM

Debussy, Guridi, Mompou and Ravel

Independent Opera Scholars 2020 © Benjamin Ealovega

Samantha Quillish soprano; Lauren Young mezzo-soprano; Glen Cunningham tenor; William Thomas bass; Florence Boissolle piano

Thursday 15 October 2020 7:00PM

Independent Opera Scholars’ Recital

Sooyeon Lee   © Shirley Suarez

Sooyeon Lee soprano; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 18 October 2020 3:00PM

C Schumann, Schubert, Strauss and Zemlinsky

Andrei Kymach   © Alexander Andryushchenko

Andrei Kymach baritone; Semyon Skigin piano

Sunday 25 October 2020 3:00PM

Shostakovich, Borodin and Musorgsky

Katharina Konradi   © Christoph Gellert

Katharina Konradi soprano; Joseph Middleton piano

Sunday 25 October 2020 7:30PM

Tchaikovsky, Laitman, F Mendelssohn and Mendelssohn

Paula Murrihy mezzo-soprano; Robin Tritschler tenor; Ben McAteer baritone; Iain Burnside piano

Thursday 29 October 2020 1:00PM

The Bringer of Dreams: Songs of Ina Boyle

Angharad Lyddon © Connor Wood

Madison Nonoa soprano; Angharad Lyddon mezzo-soprano; Patrick Terry countertenor; Benson Wilson baritone; Jonathan Ware piano; Kunal Lahiry piano

Thursday 5 November 2020 7:30PM

Samling Institute for Young Artists 2020 Showcase

Mingjie Lei   © Yuexin Zhang

Mingjie Lei tenor; Llŷr Williams piano

Sunday 15 November 2020 3:00PM

Mozart, Purcell, Schubert and more

Andrè Schuen   © Guido Werner

Andrè Schuen baritone; Daniel Heide piano

Wednesday 18 November 2020 7:30PM

Larcher, Schubert and Korngold

Angharad Lyddon   © Connor Wood

Angharad Lyddon mezzo-soprano; Llŷr Williams piano

Sunday 22 November 2020 3:00PM

Gounod, Schubert, Schumann and more

Simon Bode   ©

Simon Bode tenor; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 22 November 2020 7:30PM

Bel canto in the art of Lieder

Martin Mitterrutzner   © Altenberger

Martin Mitterrutzner tenor; Gerold Huber piano

Wednesday 25 November 2020 7:30PM

Schubert, Strauss and Schumann

Marlis Petersen   © Yiorgos Mavropoulos

Marlis Petersen soprano; Sirius Quartet

Sunday 29 November 2020 7:30PM

New World

Julia Kleiter   © Theodora Richter/Paris

Julia Kleiter soprano; Julian Prégardien tenor; Julius Drake piano

Monday 7 December 2020 7:30PM

Mendelssohn and Liszt

Sir Simon Keenlyside   © Uwe Arens

Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Thursday 10 December 2020 7:30PM

Mahler, Brahms, Wolf and Ravel

Roman Arndt   © Lyubov Muzichuk

Roman Arndt tenor; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 13 December 2020 3:00PM

Tchaikovsky, Poulenc and Rachmaninov

Robin Tritschler   © Garreth Wong

Robin Tritschler tenor; Joseph Middleton piano

Saturday 19 December 2020 7:30PM

Britten, Debussy, Duparc and more

Luca Pisaroni   © Cate Pisaroni

Luca Pisaroni bass-baritone; Maciej Pikulski piano

Wednesday 23 December 2020 7:30PM

Donizetti, Bellini, Rossini, Gounod and Saint-Saëns

Ailish Tynan   © Benjamin Ealovega

Ailish Tynan soprano; Harriet Burns soprano; Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Ema Nikolovska mezzo-soprano; Alessandro Fisher tenor; Samuel Hasselhorn baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Tuesday 5 January 2021 6:30PM

An A – Z of Song in Seven Volumes

Harriet Burns

Ailish Tynan soprano; Harriet Burns soprano; Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Kathryn Rudge mezzo-soprano; Alessandro Fisher tenor; Simon Bode tenor; Samuel Hasselhorn baritone; Theodore Pla

Thursday 7 January 2021 7:00PM

An A – Z of Song in Seven Volumes

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