Monday 11 February 2019

A sense of home: Wigmore Hall learning festival

A Sense of Home: Wigmore Hall learning festival
Wigmore Hall's Learning Festival returns to the hall from 12 to 26 February 2019 and highlights include an interactive family concert with the violinist Nicola Benedetti and presenter Lucy Drever inspired by landscapes, stories and people from across the UK(16/2/2019), a gala concert with soprano Ailish Tynan, baritone Benjamin Appl and pianist Iain Burnside with songs by Peter Cornelius, Frederic Cowen, Elgar, Schubert, Ives, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Arthur Somervell, Victor Hely Hutchinson and more (18/2/2019) and a multi-sensory sound and art installation (18/2/2019).

Other events include a Big Sing! workshop day (12/2/2019), the Diaphonous Duo, Michael Iskas viola & Iñigo Mikeleiz Berrade accordion, appearing at the early evening Bechstein Session (12/2/2019), a relaxed concert with soprano Soraya Mafi and pianist Ian Tindale (21/2/2019) and Nicola Benedetti returns on 26 February 2019 with a pair of schools concerts.

For 25 years, Wigmore Hall's Learning programme has focused on creating innovative creative projects which ensure that every voice is heard and equally valued, transforming the Hall into a place where many people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities feel a sense of home. The Sense of Home Festival unites all the Learning programme’s groups, workshops, partner schools and events in a major two-week celebration based in the Hall.

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