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Milton Court

Outstanding artists at London’s newest venue
This September sees the eagerly-awaited opening of Milton Court, the Guildhall School’s new state-of-the-art facilities including a 600-seat concert hall which will provide a top-notch venue for London audiences to enjoy smaller ensembles, recitals and chamber music.

The acoustics in the new hall are second to none, having been designed by the renowned Arup Acoustics, the go-to acousticians for the world’s best concert halls and the people behind Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Philip Wright, director at Arup explains 'the concert hall sounds just like I wanted it to, a warm, blended, and rich sound that is engaging and immersive. It represents a rare opportunity in London to realise an ideal blend of volume, clarity and fullness. We were as confident as we could be that it would sound fantastic but it was only when we did the final series of tests with musicians from the Guildhall School that we knew just how good it really was.'

Our associate ensembles the Academy of Ancient Music and Britten Sinfonia will be making full use of the fantastic acoustics working with big-name guest artists including Angelika Kirchschlager, Alina Ibragimova and Imogen Cooper. And in its opening season the hall will host a wide selection of world-class musicians, from the young artists in our ECHO Rising Stars series who are just beginning their professional careers, to the Gewandhaus Quartet, musicians from the Mariinsky Theatre, and the Arditti Quartet, all already well-established on the world stage.


Concerts at Milton Court Concert Hall
Monteverdi Choir
Handel Dixit Dominus
25 Sep 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Kaleidoscopes
Britten Sinfonia
29 Sep 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Quatuor Ardeo
17 Oct 14 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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The Grand Tour: Handel in London
Academy of Ancient Music
18 Oct 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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BBC Singers / Stephen Cleobury
Tallis Spem in alium
21 Oct 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Mariinsky Opera Chorus
5 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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English Concert / Elizabeth Watts
Vocal music by Scarlatti
9 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Royal Northern Sinfonia / Julian Rachlin
From Player to Podium
14 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Mike Fletcher Trio
18 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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John Woolrich at 60
Britten Sinfonia
20 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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The Grand Tour: Vienna and Paris
Academy of Ancient Music
25 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Aaron Pilsan
28 Nov 14 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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An Elizabethan Christmas
Ex Cathedra
30 Nov 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Matosinhos String Quartet
5 Dec 14 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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BBC Singers / French Songs
Music by Poulenc, Debussy, Messiaen and Durufle
11 Dec 14 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Britten Sinfonia / Sarah Connolly
Copland: Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson
20 Jan 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Omo Bello
6 Feb 15 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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BBC Singers / James MacMillan
12 Feb 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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The Baroque Trumpet
Academy of Ancient Music
18 Feb 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: Michael Petrov & Ashley Fripp
13 Mar 15 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Goldberg Variations
Britten Sinfonia / Thomas Gould
20 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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BBC Singers / O Duo
4 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Camille Claudel: Into the Fire / Brentano Quartet
Joyce DiDonato Artist Spotlight
14 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Masterclass
Joyce DiDonato Artist Spotlight
15 Apr 15 / 14:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Royal Philharmonic Society Lecture: Alan Gilbert
Orchestras in the 21st Century; a new paradigm
15 Apr 15 / 19:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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New York Philharmonic CONTACT! concert
Barbican International Associate Residency
18 Apr 15 / 20:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Barbara Hannigan in Focus II
Songs of Vienna
7 May 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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The Grand Tour: Venice and the Mediterranean
Academy of Ancient Music
14 May 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Les Arts Florissants / Monteverdi Madrigals Book 8
Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and War
24 May 15 / 14:00, 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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ECHO Rising Stars: SIGNUM Saxophone Quartet
29 May 15 / 13:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Mozart Piano Concertos
Academy of Ancient Music
7 Jul 15 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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