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Patricia Kopatchinskaja violin Anthony Romaniuk harpsichord
CPE Bach, Crumb, Ligeti and more
Sunday 7 May 7.30pm
Wigmore Hall’s Artist in Residence, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, discusses her residency and life as a performer with journalist and presenter Tom Service (7 May, 6.00pm). This will be followed by an evening concert comprising a bold and engaging choice of works accompanied by harpsichordist and pianist Anthony Romaniuk
Elias String Quartet
& Benjamin Frith piano
Paul Newland, Dvořák and Schumann
Thursday 11 May 7.30pm
Having fully explored the complete Beethoven String Quartet's over two seasons, the Elias String Quartet turns its attention to the music of Dvořák and Schumann, alongside a new work by Paul Newland as part of the Bracing Change: New String Commissions series, a co-
Ian Bostridge tenor & Lars Vogt piano
Schubert and Beethoven
Wednesday 10 May 7.30pm
Beethoven established the song cycle as a serious genre with the creation of An die ferne Geliebte in 1816.
Ian Bostridge and Lars Vogt present the work’s diverse reflections on love in company with the dramatic contrasts of Schubert’s settings of poems by Heine, Rellstab and Seidl, complete with the composer’s final song, written a month before his death in November 1828.
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Eleven days of celebration for the violin and youth in Switzerland for the first time.
For the first time of its history, the Menuhin Competition is to take place in Switzerland in April 2018, with the city of Geneva hosting the 18th edition of the biennial event. Founded by the violinist Yehudi Menuhin in 1983, it is the world’s leading international competition and meeting place for violinists under 22 years old.
The Royal Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Curve present the world premiere of Ravi Shankar’s Sukanya, which tours venues across the UK in May 2017.
The legendary Shankar was composing his pioneering opera Sukanya at the time of his passing. Sukanya is an opera exploring the common ground between the music, dance and theatrical traditions of India and the West. This exciting and innovative piece of work is a unique collaboration of talent, with singers, dancers and creative production team from across the continents.
Last weekend, Paolo Morena attended the 10th Annual Panic Awards and was voted “SOLO PERFORMER OF THE DECADE”.
In a co-
Wigmore Hall’s genre-
Wigmore Lates return to Wigmore Hall again this year with line-
Featuring everything from Nordic folk music to original cabaret numbers, the late night performances at Wigmore Hall make a great start to the weekend. Concerts start at 10pm and last one hour, and the night continues in the Wigmore Bar with drinks and live jazz. Tickets are available for £15, or £5 for under-
In recital, Nicolas performs solo and with partners Fazil Say and Alexander Lonquich. He will tour both Europe and the US in 2016/17 season and will visit Istanbul, London Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw and New York Carnegie Hall amongst others.
In Autumn 2017 Nicolas will tour Australia extensively as part of a Musica Viva Recital tour.
This June, InTRANSIT will once again take over the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with its exciting and experimental programme of site-
On the Theatre Pages you’ll find detailed information about shows performed in small off west end venues by companies who are challenging the theatrical norm.
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Jean Cooke RA (1927-
Jean Cooke RA (1927-
This exhibition celebrates Cooke’s unique, quirky, lyrical vision, drawing together works that explore the different aspects of her artistic practice. Training in a range of media including sculpture, illustration, textile design and pottery, Cooke focused on painting at the encouragement of artists Carel Weight RA (1908-
Cooke studied at the Central School, Camberwell School of Art, Goldsmith’s College and the Royal College of Art, where she later worked as a lecturer in painting. She was also President of the Blackheath Art Society and was Governor of the Central School of Art and Design.
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