Enjoys an enviable reputation as one of the world’s leading recital halls and is London's premier venue for chamber groups and soloists. Its intimate acoustics attracts both the world’s leading musicians and serves as an ideal venue to foster the careers of talented young artists. Wigmore Hall was built by the piano firm Bechstein next to its showrooms on Wigmore Street in 1901 to designs by Thomas Colcutt, and legendary artistes who have performed here include the Amadeus Quartet, Caruso, Jacqueline du Pre, Melba, Prokofiev, Richter, Rubinstein, Schnabel and Schwarzkopf.
During the World War I, being of German ownership the then Bechstein Hall was seized along with the showrooms and store of pianos, the hall reopened as the Wigmore in 1917.
Telephone: 020 7935 2141
Address: Wigmore Street, W1
Website: Wigmore Hall
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