This week's announcement of Wigmore Hall's 23/24 season featured a number of Rayfield Allied artists.
Composer and vocalist Héloïse Werner has been appointed an Associate Artist of the Hall from next season, holding the position for five years and appearing at least once a year during the period. The journey begins on 2nd March 2024 in a performance featuring a new work of her own alongside mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston, harpist Anne Denholm and pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen.
Mahan Esfahani continues his multi-season Bach cycle, performing the complete violin and harpsichord sonatas with violinist Antje Weithaas, and JS Bach's harpsichord concertos with the Britten Sinfonia.
Amjad Ali Khan and sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash return to the Hall, following a hugely successful weekend of Indian classical music in January 2023 that launched their Associate Artist residency.
In Autumn 2023, Helen Charlston performs a lunchtime recital titled 'A Poet's Love' with regular collaborator Sholto Kynoch on 23rd October. Composer Laurence Osborn curates a day of 3 performances which will include a commission for the Castalian String Quartet and also The Marian Consort, amongst some of his other works performed by Britten Sinfonia and Mahan Esfahani on 25th November.
On New Years Eve 2023, the Leonore Piano Trio give a coffee concert, and in the New Year, Elizabeth Kenny performs again with soprano Nardus Williams on 28th January. March 2024 will also see the Trio Isimsiz's return to Wigmore Hall for an evening concert.
In the summer, regular performers at Wigmore, vocal ensemble The Cardinall's Musick, will perform on 10th July.