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Monumental Beethoven
We did a survey of Beethoven monuments and it turns out that there are basically two kinds. The most traditional is Beethoven in full glower, standing or sitting and thinking of things far beyond the knowledge of mere mortals. The
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The Next Operatic Stars
Five Promising Young Singers That You Should Watch Out For
Lockdowns have given this correspondent plenty of time to review the next crop of promising young singers. All under 40 years old, these performers have enormous talent and are likely to be on the cusp of stardom once the theatres
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Nicky Spence at Wigmore Hall
Jess Dandy: mezzo-soprano, Julius Drake: piano 16 November 2020: Janáček This concert will be live streamed on the Wigmore Hall website in HD, and all concerts in the Autumn Series will be available on demand for 30 days after the
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Lawrence Power and Ryan Wigglesworth at Wigmore Hall
9 November 2020: Dowland, Britten, Wigglesworth, Brahms This concert will be live streamed on the Wigmore Hall website in HD, and all concerts in the Autumn Series will be available on demand for 30 days after the date of the
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Pavel Kolesnikov at Wigmore Hall
26 October 2020: ‘The Tempest’ This concert will be live streamed on the Wigmore Hall website in HD, and all concerts in the Autumn Series will be available on demand for 30 days after the date of the concert. This
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Finding the “Essence of Bach”
How a lifelong love of Bach led this pianist to transcribe the complete solo cello suites “Bach first became my beacon when I was about 10 years old. I remember sneaking a peek at my piano teacher’s notebook and seeing
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The World at Your Door: VirtuMasterClass
The COVID-19 Pandemic closed everything around the world from your office to your favourite restaurant to your favourite concert halls and then, slowly, we figured out how to Zoom, the wonders of online ordering and delivery, and the concerts that
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Eric Lu at Wigmore Hall
10 October 2020: Schubert This concert will be live streamed on the Wigmore Hall website in HD, and all concerts in the Autumn Series will be available on demand for 30 days after the date of the concert. This generous
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