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The Wigmore Hall Trust

The Wigmore Hall is internationally acknowledged as one of the finest venues for chamber music and lieder. It promotes an annual series of concerts, commissions new work and provides a platform for young artists. Our funding subsidises concerts, supports the education programme and contributes to core costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £335,394
  • 2013-2014: £343,108
  • 2014-2015: £352,706

Video feed

Wigmore Hall 2014/15 Season Launch

John Gilhooly announces Wigmore Hall's 2014/15 Season

András Schiff receives Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal

András Schiff is presented with the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society at the Wigmore Hall on Sunday 22 December 2013 after celebrating his birthday with a special recital of Bach's Goldberg Variations and Beethhoven's Diabelli Variations.

Steven Isserlis interviews Martha Casals Istomin

Steven Isserlis talks to cellist and famous arts administrator Marta Casals Istomin, the widow of the great Pablo Casals, to discuss her remarkable life in music.

John Gilhooly formally awarded OBE by Her Majesty The Queen

John Gilhooly, Director of Wigmore Hall and Chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society, was formally presented with his OBE Insignia by Her Majesty The Queen on 30 October 2013.

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2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition -- Melis Jaatinen

The Final recital from the 2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition by Melis Jaatinen, accompanied by pianist Juho Alakärppä.

2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition -- Third Prize

The Final recital by the 2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition third prize-winner Helen Sherman, accompanied by pianist Sam Armstrong.

2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition -- Second Prize

The Final recital by the 2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition second prize-winner Gavan Ring, accompanied by pianist Laïla Barnat.

2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition -- First Prize

The Final recital by the 2013 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition first prize-winner Timothy Fallon, accompanied by pianist Ammiel Bushakevitz.

Wigmore Hall International Song Competition 2013 -- Prize Giving Ceremony

The prizes being awarded at this year's competition to First prize winner Timothy Fallon, Second prize went to Gavan Ring and the Third prize was awarded to Helen Sharman.

Steven Isserlis Interviews Ida Haendel

Steven Isserlis is joined by the incomparable violinist Ida Haendel to speak about her life in music, the place of music in her life and her views on the essential spirit of being a performer. 'I am the violin', she declared in a documentary film around the time of her 80th birthday, defining a lifetime's connection with her instrument and her art.

Woodwose - Wigmore Hall's Community Chamber Opera, Performance - Friday 19 July 2013

Promo for Wigmore Hall's forthcoming community chamber opera, written by Kerry Andrew and featuring tenor Andrew Kennedy alongside a community cast of over 150 which unites the generations across Westminster.

Julian's Primary School

Video No.1 of The Young Person's Guide to Chamber Music Resource at http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/learning/resources/the-young-persons-guide-to-chamber-music

Heathbrook Primary School

Video No.2 of The Young Person's Guide to Chamber Music Resource at http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/learning/resources/the-young-persons-guide-to-chamber-music

Barrow Hill Junior School

Video No.4 of The Young Person's Guide to Chamber Music Resource at http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/learning/resources/the-young-persons-guide-to-chamber-music

St Joseph RC Primary School

Video No.3 of The Young Person's Guide to Chamber Music Resource at http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/learning/resources/the-young-persons-guide-to-chamber-music

Wigmore 2013/14 Season

Director of Wigmore Hall John Gilhooly announces the 2013/14 Season

Benjamin Britten Centenary Celebrations at Wigmore Hall

A short introduction to the Benjamin Britten Centenary Celebrations at Wigmore Hall, 'Before Life and After'. Full details available at http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/series/brittenbirthdaycentenary

2012 Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition Results Ceremony

The results ceremony of the 2012 Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition

Wigmore Hall Song Competition 2011 - a postcard documentary

A postcard documentary of the Wigmore Hall Song Competition 2011 Final which also includes competitors and jury member interviews with Ian Burnside as well as performances from each of the Finalists.

Remembering Wigmore Hall in your Will

Watch a short film of Dame Felicity Lott introducing Wigmore Hall's Legacy Appeal

2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition - First Prize

The final recital from 2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation Song Competition first prize winner Dominik Köninger.

2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition - Second Prize Winner

The final recital from 2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition second prize winner - Stuart Jackson.

2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition - Third Prize

The final recital from 2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation Song Competition third prize winner Dorottya Lang

2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition - Duo Prize Winner

The final recital from 2011 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation Song Competition Jean Meikle Prize for a Duo prize winners Jonathan McGovern and Timothy End.

Menahem Pressler Awarded the Wigmore Medal

On Friday 14 October, the medal was presented to Menahem Pressler, a pianist of legendary renown who, over the course of a career spanning six decades, has established himself among the world's most distinguished musicians. A founder member of the great Beaux Arts Trio, with whom he made his Wigmore debut in 1961, Pressler is celebrated both as a remarkable chamber musician and an outstanding soloist. His overwhelming knowledge of piano and chamber music repertoire has also gained him an international reputation as an extraordinary teacher. More than fifty years after he first stepped onto the Wigmore stage, Menahem Pressler joins the likes of Matthias Goerne (2007), András Schiff (2009), Felicity Lott (2010) and Thomas Quasthoff to be awarded the prestigious Wigmore Medal.

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