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

Andrè Schuen   © Guido Werner

Andrè Schuen baritone; Daniel Heide piano

Saturday 23 November 2019 7:30PM

Mahler and Schubert

Brenda Rae   © Kristin Hoebermann

Cancelled: Brenda Rae soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Sunday 24 November 2019 7:30PM

Copland, Argento, Larsen and Liebermann

Jamie Barton   © Rebecca Fay

Jamie Barton mezzo-soprano; Kathleen Kelly piano

Saturday 30 November 2019 7:30PM

Warren, Boulanger, Beach and more

Thomas Hampson   © Jiyang Chen

Thomas Hampson baritone; Wolfram Rieger piano

Thursday 5 December 2019 7:30PM

Barber and Wolf

Claire Booth   © Sven Arnstein

Claire Booth soprano; Susan Bickley mezzo-soprano; Nicky Spence tenor; Andrew Matthews-Owen piano

Sunday 8 December 2019 3:00PM

Jonathan Dove Birthday Concert

Thomas Oliemans   © Marco Borggreve

Thomas Oliemans baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Sunday 8 December 2019 7:30PM

Schumann, Gade and Brahms

Alice Coote   © Jiyang Chen

Alice Coote mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano

Thursday 12 December 2019 7:30PM

Schubert: Winterreise

Ailish Tynan   © Benjamin Ealovega

Ailish Tynan soprano; Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Theodore Platt baritone; Dame Janet Suzman actor; Graham Johnson piano

Saturday 21 December 2019 7:30PM

A Winter Birthday

Claron McFadden   © Erik de Jong

Claron McFadden soprano; Alexander Melnikov piano

Sunday 22 December 2019 7:30PM

Prokofiev, Cage, Berio and more

Tara Erraught   © Kristin Hoebermann

Tara Erraught mezzo-soprano; James Baillieu piano

Sunday 29 December 2019 7:30PM

Loewe, Mahler, Trad/Irish and Harty

Sir Simon Keenlyside   © Robert Workman

Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Thursday 2 January 2020 7:30PM

Poulenc, Britten and Schumann

Allan Clayton   © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Allan Clayton tenor; Timothy Ridout viola; Sean Shibe guitar; James Baillieu piano

Saturday 4 January 2020 7:30PM

Dowland and Britten

Julien Van Mellaerts   © Diana Roberts

Julien Van Mellaerts baritone; James Baillieu piano

Sunday 5 January 2020 3:00PM

Mahler, Farr, Britten and Poulenc

Marianne Crebassa   © Simon Fowler

Marianne Crebassa mezzo-soprano; Fazıl Say piano

Wednesday 8 January 2020 7:30PM

Ravel, Debussy, Fauré and more

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner bass; Pedro Costa piano

Sunday 12 January 2020 3:00PM

Schumann, Dvořák and Tchaikovsky

Simon Bode   ©

Simon Bode tenor; Graham Johnson piano

Monday 13 January 2020 7:30PM

Purcell, Weldon, Schumann, Brahms and Britten

Christian Gerhaher   © Gregor Hohenberg

Christian Gerhaher baritone; Gerold Huber piano

Wednesday 15 January 2020 7:30PM


Philippe Jaroussky   © Marc Ribes

Philippe Jaroussky countertenor; Jérôme Ducros piano

Thursday 16 January 2020 7:30PM


Christian Gerhaher   © Gregor Hohenberg

Christian Gerhaher baritone; Gerold Huber piano

Friday 17 January 2020 7:30PM


Ann Murray DBE   © Sian Trenberth

Graham Johnson Songmakers’ Almanac

Wednesday 22 January 2020 7:30PM

Gounod and Mrs Weldon

Andreas Scholl   © James McMillan

Andreas Scholl countertenor; Tamar Halperin piano

Friday 24 January 2020 7:30PM

The Twilight People

Royal Academy of Music © Harry Cole

Royal Academy of Music Song Circle

Sunday 26 January 2020 3:00PM

The complete songs of Clara Schumann

Christiane Karg   © Gisela Schenker

Christiane Karg soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Wednesday 29 January 2020 7:30PM

Schumann, C Schumann and Brahms

Mauro Peter   © Christian Felber

Mauro Peter tenor; Helmut Deutsch piano

Friday 31 January 2020 7:30PM

Songs after poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Elsa Dreisig   © Simon Fowler

Elsa Dreisig soprano; Jonathan Ware piano

Sunday 2 February 2020 3:00PM

The Last Journey

Ermonela Jaho   © Fadil Berisha

Ermonela Jaho soprano; Steven Maughan piano

Sunday 2 February 2020 7:30PM

An Evening with Rosina Storchio

Max Raabe   © Gregor Hohenberg

Max Raabe singer; Christoph Israel piano

Wednesday 5 February 2020 7:30PM

Carolyn Sampson   © Marco Borggreve

Carolyn Sampson soprano; Joseph Middleton piano

Friday 14 February 2020 1:00PM

Album Launch Recital

Anna Caterina Antonacci   © JD Shaw

Anna Caterina Antonacci soprano; Donald Sulzen piano

Tuesday 18 February 2020 7:30PM

Respighi, Boulanger, Britten and Poulenc

Julia Sitkovetsky   © Christina Haldane

Julia Sitkovetsky soprano; Roger Vignoles piano

Sunday 23 February 2020 3:00PM

Debussy, Britten, Strauss and Rachmaninov

Anna Huntley   © Kaupo Kikkas

Anna Huntley mezzo-soprano; Graham Johnson piano

Sunday 1 March 2020 3:00PM

Confinement and Freedom: women abandoned and on the open road

Nelly Miricioiu   © Alex Schröder

Nelly Miricioiu soprano; David Gowland piano

Friday 6 March 2020 1:00PM

Donceanu, Brediceanu, Stoia and more

Bethan Langford   © Clive Barda

Bethan Langford mezzo-soprano; Sholto Kynoch piano

Sunday 8 March 2020 3:00PM

Haydn, Schubert, Brahms and Rossini

Stéphane Degout   © Jean-Baptiste Millot

Stéphane Degout baritone; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 8 March 2020 7:30PM

Fauré, Tchaikovsky and Schumann

Martin Mitterutzner   © Altenberger

Martin Mitterutzner tenor; Gerold Huber piano

Friday 13 March 2020 7:30PM

Liszt, Britten and Schubert

Dame Sarah Connolly   © Peter Warren

Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Thursday 19 March 2020 7:30PM

Beethoven, Webern, Schoenberg and more

Iestyn Davies   © Chris Sorensen

Iestyn Davies countertenor; Thomas Dunford lute

Sunday 22 March 2020 7:30PM

England’s Orpheus

Johannes Kammler   © Besim Mazhiqi

Johannes Kammler baritone; Roger Vignoles piano

Sunday 29 March 2020 7:30PM

Strauss, Vaughan Williams and Schumann

Autumn 2019 Wigmore Series

Booking is now open for Wigmore Series concerts and Learning events for September - December 2019

Spring 2020 Wigmore Series

Booking is now open for Wigmore Series concerts and Learning events for January - March 2020.

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