Wigmore Hall is an intimate venue for piano recitals, chamber music, jazz and song and provides nearly perfect acoustics
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 aution 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. The 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 as well as shows and schedules visit their official website: Wigmore Hall
|Getting There on Transit|
|Tube Line||Tube Station||Walking Time|
|Central and Jubilee Lines||Bond Street||6 minutes|
|Bakerloo, Central and Victoria Lines||Oxford Circus||8 minutes|
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Walking Distance from Tube Stations. No bus needed.