Christian Gerhaher and Gerold Huber presented Schubert’s song cycles at the Wigmore Hall, London.
While the music industry seems to be spiralling dementedly downmarket, the Wigmore Hall keeps standards extremely high.
The Wigmore Hall is the most respected centre of art song excellence in Britain and its Song Competition attracts interest from all over the world.
Any performance of Brahms and Schumann four part songs is an occasion.
Florian Boesch and Malcolm Martineau gave the finest recital so far in the Wigmore Hall’s decade by decade series of German Song.
After hearing his stunning Leporello at Glyndebourne and his Figaro at Salzburg, there was no way I was going to miss Luca Pisaroni’s concert with Wolfram Rieger at the Wigmore…
Schubert, but not quite as we know him. You can always rely on the Wigmore Hall to promote adventurous recitals.
Gyˆrgy Kurt·g’s Kafka Fragments, op 24, is a masterpiece, one of the seminal works of the late 20th century.
Angelika Kirchschlager and Malcolm Martineau at the Wigmore Hall showed what real Lieder singing should be.
One very tall and gaunt,one short and stocky, one introspective, one effusive : Ian Bostridge and Antonio Pappano, Music Director of the Royal Opera house make an odd couple, but…