Wigmore Hall

Wigmore Hall is an intimate venue for piano recitals, chamber music, jazz and song and provides nearly perfect acoustics

Preparing for a performance inside Wigmore Hall
Preparing for a performance inside Wigmore Hall cc licensed photo by dumbledad

Wigmore Hall opened in 1901 as the Bechstein Hall. It was built by a a C. Bechstein Pianoforefabrik, a German piano manufacturer that had it's showroom right next door. During the First World War the hall was confiscated as enemy property due to it's German ownership. It was sold in an auction and re-opened in 1917 as Wigmore Hall.

The hall, which was recently and extensively refurbished in 2004 is noted for having near perfect acoustics for classical music.

Wigmore Hall features over 400 performances each season. They also have their own recording label and they broadcast a concert every week over the BBC Radio network and via the internet.

The Wigmore Hall presents audiences with a wide variety of dance performances including contemporary, tango, hip hop, flamenco and more.

For more information about the Wigmore Hall including upcoming performances visit their official website.

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: Wigmore Hall

Fee: Yes

Category: Performing Arts Music Venues

Address: 36 Wigmore Street
London W1U 2BP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7935 2141

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 12 Reviews.

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4 Star Rating A nice little concert hall, great for classical music and a casual Chillax night! If you are under 35 there are often special deals as where for just £5 a... Read More

Kel P. Apr-01-2016

5 Star Rating What a very nice hall ! It has got great acoustics, and you feel somehow like in a fancy church :) Apparently, ticket prices sell here for much cheaper than... Read More

Stefano P. Oct-23-2013

5 Star Rating Wigmore Hall is an outstanding venue for classical music performances. Seating is comfortable and the acoustics are excellent. There are a restaurant and... Read More

TootTootTootsie G. Jan-19-2009

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Tube Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Central and Jubilee LinesBond Street6 MInutes
Bakerloo, Central and Victoria LinesOxford Circus8 MInutes

How to get to Wigmore Hall by Tube

From Bond Street Station exit onto Oxford Street and walk to your right (east), then go left on Maryleborne Lane, then right on Wigmore Street. The Hall is a little ahead on your left.

From Oxford Circus Station exit onto Regent Street and head north, then go left on Cavendish Place, then continue on Wigmore Street. Wigmore Hall is on your right.

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Live quartet performing at Wigmore Hall

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