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

Ailish Tynan  © Benjamin Ealovega

Ailish Tynan; Anna Huntley; Ilker Arcayürek; Stephan Loges; Graham Johnson; Fehinti Balogun

Friday 23 February 2018 7:30PM

All the World's a Stage

Johannes Kammler  © Besim Mazhiqi

Johannes Kammler baritone; Roger Vignoles piano

Sunday 25 February 2018 3:00PM

Schubert, Wolf, Schoeck and Mendelssohn

Martin Mitterutzner  © Emanuel Altenburger

Martin Mitterutzner tenor; Gerold Huber piano

Sunday 4 March 2018 3:00PM

Schumann, Wolf and Liszt

Florian Boesch  © Lukas Beck

Florian Boesch baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Friday 9 March 2018 7:30PM


John Chest  © Andrey Stoycher

John Chest baritone; Marcelo Amaral piano

Tuesday 13 March 2018 7:30PM

A Winter Journey

Soraya Mafi  © Christina Haldane

Soraya Mafi soprano; Graham Johnson piano

Sunday 18 March 2018 3:00PM

The Lure of the East

Roderick Williams  © Benjamin Ealovega

Roderick Williams baritone; Iain Burnside piano

Thursday 29 March 2018 7:30PM


Sylvia Schwartz  © Enrico Nawrath

Sylvia Schwartz soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Saturday 31 March 2018 7:30PM

Berg, Wolf, Guridi, Turina and Montsalvatge

Venera Gimadieva  © Leonid Semenyuk

Venera Gimadieva soprano; Pavel Nebolsin piano

Saturday 21 April 2018 7:30PM

Glière, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and more

Matthias Goerne  © Caroline de Bon

Matthias Goerne baritone; Seong-Jin Cho piano

Tuesday 24 April 2018 7:30PM

Wolf, Pfitzner, Wagner and Strauss

Kathleen Ferrier © Angus McBean

Kathleen Ferrier Award 2018

Wednesday 25 April 2018 1:30PM


Matthias Goerne  © Caroline de Bon

Matthias Goerne baritone; Alexander Schmalcz piano

Thursday 26 April 2018 7:30PM


--Select-- © Angus McBean

Kathleen Ferrier Award 2018

Friday 27 April 2018 6:00PM


Sonia Prina

Sonia Prina contralto; Vivica Genaux mezzo-soprano; Concerto Copenhagen; Lars Ulrik Mortensen director

Tuesday 1 May 2018 7:30PM


Mauro Peter  © Christian Felber

Mauro Peter tenor; Helmut Deutsch piano

Thursday 3 May 2018 7:30PM

Schubert and Liszt

Lucy Crowe  © Marco Borggreve

Lucy Crowe soprano; Anna Tilbrook piano

Friday 4 May 2018 7:30PM

Female Portraits

Andrè Schuen  © Guido Werner

Andrè Schuen baritone; Gerold Huber piano

Friday 11 May 2018 7:30PM

Schumann, Dapoz, Frontull and Verginer

Morgan Pearse  © Eric Melear

Morgan Pearse baritone; Simon Lepper piano

Sunday 13 May 2018 3:00PM

Brahms, Strauss and Barber

Roderick Williams  © Simon van Boxtel

Roderick Williams baritone; Iain Burnside piano

Wednesday 16 May 2018 7:30PM


Karen Cargill  © KK Dundas

Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano; Simon Lepper piano

Wednesday 23 May 2018 7:30PM

Hahn, Debussy, Chausson, Duparc and Wagner

Simon Keenlyside  © Robert Workman

Simon Keenlyside baritone; Malcolm Martineau piano

Sunday 27 May 2018 7:30PM

Schubert, Poulenc and Fauré

Birgid Steinberger

Birgid Steinberger soprano; Julius Drake piano

Friday 1 June 2018 7:00PM

Schubert, Brahms and Wolf

Carolyn Sampson  © Marco Borggreve

Carolyn Sampson soprano; Iestyn Davies countertenor; Joseph Middleton piano

Saturday 2 June 2018 7:30PM

Purcell, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Quilter

Stéphane Degout  © Julien Benhamou

Stéphane Degout baritone; Simon Lepper piano

Tuesday 5 June 2018 7:30PM

Fauré, Brahms and Schumann

Alisdair Hogarth

The Prince Consort

Wednesday 6 June 2018 7:30PM

Vaughan Williams, Britten, Michael Anderson and more

Jakub Józef Orlinski  © Anita Wasik

Jakub Józef Orlinski countertenor; Michal Biel piano

Wednesday 13 June 2018 7:30PM

Handel, Purcell, Schubert and more

Ian Bostridge  © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Ian Bostridge tenor; Julius Drake piano

Sunday 17 June 2018 7:30PM


Samuel Hasselhorn  © Christian Steiner

Samuel Hasselhorn baritone; Renate Rohlfing piano

Sunday 24 June 2018 3:00PM

Beethoven, Wolf, Schubert and more

Elizabeth Watts  © Marco Borggreve

Elizabeth Watts soprano; Roderick Williams baritone; Roger Vignoles piano

Thursday 28 June 2018 7:30PM


Sophie Bevan  © Sussie Ahlburg

Sophie Bevan soprano; Ryan Wigglesworth piano

Saturday 30 June 2018 7:30PM

Musorgsky, Ryan Wigglesworth, Stravinsky and Messiaen

Véronique Gens  © Franck Ferville

Véronique Gens soprano; Susan Manoff piano

Monday 2 July 2018 7:30PM

Gounod, de Polignac, Massenet and more

David Hansen  © Tonje Thilesen

David Hansen countertenor; Academia Montis Regalis; Alessandro De Marchi conductor, harpsichord

Tuesday 3 July 2018 7:30PM

Handel and Hasse

Sandrine Piau  © Sandrine Expilly/Naive

Sandrine Piau soprano; Susan Manoff piano

Friday 6 July 2018 7:00PM


Dame Felicity Palmer  © Christian Steiner

Dame Felicity Palmer mezzo-soprano; Simon Lepper piano

Monday 9 July 2018 7:30PM

Purcell, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and more

Robin Tritschler  © Garreth Wong

Robin Tritschler tenor; Jonathan Ware piano

Sunday 15 July 2018 7:30PM

Family Ties

Maximilian Schmitt  © Christian Kargl

Maximilian Schmitt tenor; Gerold Huber piano

Wednesday 18 July 2018 7:30PM

Schumann, Fauré and Strauss

Pavol Breslik  © Anton Karpita

Pavol Breslik tenor; Amir Katz piano

Sunday 22 July 2018 7:30PM