Wigmore Hall is to resume its Lunchtime Concerts from June 1, with a live outlet on BBC Radio 3, it was announced this morning.
It will be the first live classical music series on air since the lockdown.
The series will comprise solo recitals and duos, with no audience. The only spectators will be a Radio 3 producer, a BBC sound engineer,a presenter and one Wigmore Hall staff member.
Stephen Hough will launch the series. Other artists include Wigmore regulars: Iain Burnside (piano), Michael Collins (clarinet), Imogen Cooper (piano), Lucy Crowe (soprano), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Julius Drake (piano) Benjamin Grosvenor (piano), Angela Hewitt (piano), Paul Lewis (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sean Shibe (guitar), Mitsuko Uchida and more.