Classic FM partners with Wigmore Hall to offer £5 tickets to under-35 audiences

10 November 2022, 09:50 | Updated: 10 November 2022, 09:54

Classic FM partners with Wigmore Hall to offer £5 tickets to under-35 audiences
Classic FM partners with Wigmore Hall to offer £5 tickets to under-35 audiences. Picture: Alamy
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By Classic FM

Discover classical music with Wigmore Hall’s brilliant young people’s scheme, offering £5 tickets to under 35s.

One of the world’s finest classical music venues is offering £5 tickets for concertgoers under 35.

Wigmore Hall, with the support of Classic FM as Media Partner, are running a collaboration on a discount ticket scheme, which offers £5 tickets to hundreds of concerts every season, exclusively for under-35s.

The scheme will give young people the opportunity to enjoy hundreds of world-class concerts at Wigmore Hall, London.

Wigmore Hall regularly hosts performances by some of classical music’s greatest artists, frrom mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato and conductor Sir Antonio Pappano to the Kanneh-Mason family, including pianist Isata and cellist Sheku.

As part of a common goal to diversify classical music audiences, the Wigmore Hall £5 tickets for Under 35s supported by Media Partner Classic FM hopes to attract younger and first-time concertgoers, breaking down barriers to entry.

Upcoming 2022 concert highlights:

  • Tuesday 15 November, 7.30pm: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano; Orsino Ensemble. Tickets here
  • Sunday 20 November, 7.30pm: Leif Ove Andsnes, piano. Tickets here
  • Sunday 11 December, 7.30pm: Tenebrae Christmas Concert. Tickets here
  • Thursday 15 December, 7.30pm: Elizabeth Llewellyn, soprano; Simon Leppeter, piano; Zahra Benyounes, violin; James Atkinson, baritone – Mendelssohn Hall, 17 November 1906. Tickets here
  • Friday 16 December, 7.30pm: Johan Dalene, violin; Julia Hagen, cello; Igor Levit, piano – Brahms and Schubert. Tickets here

Upcoming winter 2023 concert highlights:

  • Sunday 15 January, 7.30pm: Elena Urioste, violin; Tom Poster, piano – Bonis, Chaminade, Debussy. Tickets here
  • Friday 27 January, 1pm: A is for Aretha by Leslie Kwan. Tickets here
  • Sunday 5 Feburary, 7.30pm: Les Talens Lyriques; Christophe Rousset, harpsichord; Ambroisine Bré, mezzo-soprano. Tickets here
  • Sunday 19 February, 7.30pm: Chineke! Chamber Ensemble – Márquez, Silvestrini, Hindemith. Tickets here

Concerts already available in the Wigmore Hall £5 tickets for Under 35s scheme can be found here.

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I’m under 35 – how do I access £5 tickets?

To access the £5 Wigmore Hall concert tickets, log in to your Wigmore Hall account and update your date of birth in the ‘My Account’ section. If you are not already signed up, create an account here and give your date of birth.

Alternatively, contact the Box Office at boxoffice@wigmore-hall.org.uk to book or join the scheme.

You will need to bring photo ID to the performance, as this will be checked as proof of age. Please note that only customers aged under 35 are entitled to a £5 ticket, and that individual IDs will be checked for each ticket.