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Wigmore Hall

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Address: 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP, England
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Small but perfectly formed

Not a large venue but great sound at the lunch time concert we attended. A lovely room with interesting decoration and fresh flowers. Had coffee before in cafe and it was good and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a large venue but great sound at the lunch time concert we attended. A lovely room with interesting decoration and fresh flowers. Had coffee before in cafe and it was good and not expensive.

Thank KAW687
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This intimate recital hall, with its warm and clear acoustics, is the perfect venue for vocal and chamber music. The decor is also beautiful. I organize my yearly trips to London around the programming at Wigmore Hall.

Thank Glossomathitria
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I have visited the Wigmore Hall on several occasions, most recently to listen to Mitsuko Uchida and Jorg Widmann - it was an amazing performance! Even ringing mobile telephones did not manage to ruin the concert. I only wished I had seats nearer the stage. And the only disappointment was the audience who started leaving the hall before the artists... More 

Thank Elisabeth S
Hale, Cheshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Wigmore Hall (originally the Bechstein Hall - after the celebrated piano manufacturer) is known across the world as the UK's pre-eminent venue for Classical reciitals and chamber concerts. Indeed, over the years, many musicians, who have gone on to international acclaim, have made their London debut there. It is justly famed for its intimacy and acoustics as well as... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I've listened to many live radio 3 concerts over the years from the Wigmore Hall so as I was in London I decided to attend one. It was easy to find the location of the hall which was good. I booked my ticket on line and found that the on line layout matched the hall. I enjoyed the experience hugely.... More 

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Wigmore Hall is a great venue for chamber music and small groups. The acoustics are great and the setting is beautiful. Seating in the balcony gives great views and in some senses is better than sitting in the more expensive seats downstairs.

Thank philgar
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This intimate, elegant & lavishly gilded concert hall is like a jewel box filled with a wonderful variety of quality music from all over the world. Unlike the harsh Brutalism of the vast Barbican, the Wigmore provides a more personal experience that transports audience members, seated close to the compact stage, back to times before everyone attended concerts clutching their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We love the concert of light chamber music, a perfect way to spend the morning, you're in, you're out, you're good to go!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Easy booking and ticket collection process (although no etickets). Great acoustics of the venue. Very classy decor. Venue is ideal for classical music connoisseurs or keen amateurs. We went a couple of times. Total performance lasts about 2 hours. Main shortcoming is that the seats are not the most comfortable and you feel a bit squeezed in. Overall very nice... More 

Thank mmadar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here for several concerts in recent months and am always impressed by the first rate performances. The ensembles are of the highest quality and the venue is immaculate. Sitting near the front of the hall allows you to see the performers up close, a fascinating experience and great insight into the nuances of chamber performance. I was made... More 

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