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Robin Tritschler at Wigmore Hall
Graham Johnson, piano6 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.
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The Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall
3 October 2020: Brahms and Dvořák 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.
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Sir András Schiff at Wigmore Hall
4 October 2020: Schumann & Janacek5 October 2020: Beethoven 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
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En Pleine Lumière
Shining a Light on Piano Music by Women Composers
It seems extraordinary to us now, in these equality-conscious times, that women composers and musicians were, until fairly recently, sidelined, ignored or simply erased from music history. Now, women such as Clara Schumann, Amy Beach and Cécile Chaminade are recognised
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Conducting Fathers and Sons I
What is it about conducting fathers whose sons followed in their footsteps? Many professional musicians sire musical offspring, (myself included) but I was struck by the number of conductors in the bunch and thought you’d like to hear more about
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A Feast in the Time of Plague
A Brand-New Opera Written in Direct Response to COVID-19
A brand new opera written in direct response to the coronavirus crisis receives its premiere at Grange Park Opera (GPO) in September. Commissioned by GPO, with a libretto by director, producer and librettist Sir David Pountney, A Feast in the
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In Memoriam: Leon Fleisher (1928-2020)
“The purpose of music is to communicate from the heart to the heart” He has been called “one of the most refined and transcendent musicians the United States has ever produced.” But Leon Fleisher (1928-2020), who died of cancer at
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The Newest of the New: The Hermes Experiment
When four music graduates of Cambridge get together, you never expect the expected. Singer and co-director Héloïse Werner, clarinetist Oliver Pashley, harpist Anne Denholm, and double-bassist Marianne Schofield got together after graduation to create The Hermes Experiment. Shortly after they
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