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

Gerald Finley  © Sim Canetty-Clarke

Gerald Finley; Julius Drake

Saturday 9 September 2017 7:30PM

Schubert, Poulenc, Ravel, Turnage and Britten

Sonia Prina  © Ribalta Luce Studio

Sonia Prina contralto; Paolo Spadaro Munitto piano

Sunday 10 September 2017 7:30PM

Falla, Berio, Seiber and more

Christiane Karg  © Gisela Schenker

Christiane Karg soprano; Gerold Huber piano

Saturday 16 September 2017 7:30PM

Es war einmal… ‘Märchenhafte Sagenwelt’

Robert Holl  © Benjamin Ealovega

Robert Holl baritone; Sir András Schiff piano

Thursday 28 September 2017 7:30PM


Sarah Connolly  © Peter Warren

Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Friday 29 September 2017 7:30PM

Strauss, Zemlinsky, Eisler and more

Anne Schwanewilms  © Javier del Real

Anne Schwanewilms soprano; Charles Spencer piano

Monday 2 October 2017 7:30PM

Schreker, Schubert, Liszt and Korngold

Ben Johnson  © Chris Gloag

Ben Johnson tenor; Tyler Duncan baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Sunday 8 October 2017 7:30PM


Benjamin Appl  © Lars Borges/Sony Classical

Benjamin Appl baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Thursday 26 October 2017 7:30PM

Lieder vom Orient – Songs from the East

Max Raabe  © Marcus Hoehn

Max Raabe singer; Christoph Israel piano

Friday 27 October 2017 7:30PM

A Night in Berlin

James Gilchrist  © Patrick Allen

James Gilchrist tenor; Anna Tilbrook piano

Thursday 2 November 2017 7:30PM

Vaughan Williams, Jonathan Dove and Schumann

Miah Persson  © Monika Rittershaus

Miah Persson soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Friday 3 November 2017 7:30PM

Haydn, Mozart, Zemlinsky and Berg

Julian Prégardien  © Marco Borggreve

Julian Prégardien tenor; Christoph Schnackertz piano

Tuesday 7 November 2017 7:30PM


Lauren Fagan  © Victoria Cadisch

Samling Showcase

Thursday 9 November 2017 7:30PM

Seasons in the Mind of Men

Florian Boesch  © Lukas Beck

Florian Boesch baritone; Justus Zeyen piano

Friday 10 November 2017 7:30PM

Schubert, Wolf and Schumann

Elīna Garanča  © Holger Hage/Deutsche Grammophon

Elīna Garanča mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Martineau piano

Tuesday 14 November 2017 7:30PM

Schumann, Wagner and Mahler

Ludwig Mittelhammer  © Daniel Fuchs

Ludwig Mittelhammer baritone; Jonathan Ware piano

Sunday 19 November 2017 3:00PM

Schubert and Wolf

Christian Gerhaher  © Thomas Egli

Christian Gerhaher baritone; James Cheung piano

Thursday 23 November 2017 1:00PM

Britten, Brahms and Schubert

Roderick Williams  © Benjamin Ealovega

Roderick Williams baritone; Iain Burnside piano

Monday 27 November 2017 7:30PM

Die schöne Müllerin

Alice Coote  © Benjamin Ealovega

Alice Coote mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake piano

Wednesday 6 December 2017 7:30PM


Mark Padmore  © Marco Borggreve

Mark Padmore tenor; Mitsuko Uchida piano

Monday 11 December 2017 7:30PM


Joyce DiDonato  © Josef Fischnaller

Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano; Brentano String Quartet

Monday 18 December 2017 7:30PM

Strauss, Lekeu, Debussy and Heggie

Joyce DiDonato  © Simon Pauly

Joyce DiDonato mezzo-soprano; Brentano String Quartet

Thursday 21 December 2017 7:30PM

Strauss, Lekeu, Debussy and Heggie

Sophie Rennert  © Pia Clodi

Sophie Rennert mezzo-soprano; Stephan Loges bass-baritone; Graham Johnson piano

Saturday 23 December 2017 7:30PM