Wigmore Hall ups its diversity

Wigmore Hall ups its diversity


norman lebrecht

April 14, 2021

The hall has named nine new Associate Artists:

Nitin Sawhney (composer/performer)
Amjad Ali Khan (sarod)
Amaan Ali Bangash (sarod)
Ayaan Ali Bangash (sarod)
Lawrence Power (viola)
Gweneth Ann Rand (soprano)
Trish Clowes (saxophone)
Elaine Mitchener (vocal and movement artist)
Christian McBride (jazz bass)

Each earns a five-year relationship with at least one Wigmore performance a year.




  • Schmuel says:

    Great, now give us a list of the White associates.

    • Maria says:

      Or if there were non-Asian or white sarod players. That would also be diversity, but then might be classed as cultural misappropriation.