2019 K-Music showcase @Rich Mix

The KCC brings us the annual K-music showcase, bringing together some of the bands who have come to the UK for the May festivals. 2019 K-Music showcase Tuesday 7 May, 7.30pm Rich Mix | 35-47 Bethnal Green Road | London E1 6LA | richmix.org.uk £9.50 | Buy tickets Discover Korea’s urban music live in London. […]

April literature night: The Court Dancer, by Shin Kyung-sook

The Korean Literature Night is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. Shin Kyung-sook: The Court Dancer Wedneday 24 April 2019, 19.00-21.00 @KCCUK Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk or call 020 7004 2600 with your name and contact details by Sunday 7th April. […]

Dream and Dreaming – their place in our lives

You are strongly encouraged to come along to this discussion on dreams and dreaming, to be introduced to Bongsu Park’s Dream Auction project and to explore the broader contexts of dream culture: Dream and Dreaming – their place in our lives Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 15:00-16:00 Wellcome Collection | 183 Euston Road | London NW1 […]

Three Labyrinths: Donghoon Shin UK premiere

Donghoon Shin is having a productive time for premieres at the moment. Two in March, and now this: Three Labyrinths Date: Tue 2nd Apr, 2019 Time: 7.00pm Venue: City, University of London (EC1V 4PB) The Riot Ensemble presents the UK premieres of pieces by Georgia Rodgers, Aaron Einbond and Donghoon Shin, commissioned following the ensemble’s […]

Okkyung Lee residency at Cafe Oto

Thursday 28 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee & Matana Roberts + Okkyung Lee / Jerome Noetinger (Duo) Friday 29 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee / Rashad Becker (Duo) + Okkyung Lee / Nadia Ratsimandresy (Duo) Saturday 30 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee (Solo) + Okkyung Lee / Pat Thomas […]

JungKwon Jang performs Pergolesi Stabat Mater

On 13 April, countertenor JungKwon Jang will perform Pergolesi’s sublime Stabat Mater at St George’s Hanover Square for the London Handel Festival 2019. He was selected as a finalist and won the Audience Prize at the 2017 London Handel Festival Singing Competition. Pergolesi Stabat Mater Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm St George’s, Hanover Square Tickets: £15 […]

Welcome to LKL v6

Earlier this year, my brain decided that sometime during 2019 it would rebuild the LKL website from the ground up. The rest of me didn’t have a choice in the matter. The decision was made. Then the brain took over completely and started work. I could not control it. Most of the day, and often […]

LKFF 2019 Teaser Screening #1: Winter’s Night

This looks like an interesting start to the KCC’s series of teaser screenings: Winter’s Night (겨울밤에) Director: Jang Woo-jin (2018, 98 mins) Starring: Yang Heung-ju, See Young-hwa Picturehouse Central, Monday 15th April 2019, 6:30pm | Book tickets Picturehouse Central welcomes back the London Korean Film Festival for a UK Premiere of Winter’s Night. One cold […]

Book notes: Hwang Jung-eun — I’ll Go On

Hwang Jungeun: I’ll Go On Translated by Emily Yae Won Tilted Axis Press, 2018 Serialised as 소라나나나기, 2012-2013, and published as 계속해보겠습니다, 2014, by Changbi After not really warming to Hwang Jungeun’s One Hundred Shadows, I nevertheless invested in the second translation of her work by Tilted Axis Press firstly because the press deserves our […]

Minhwa: The Beauty of Korean Folk Paintings @KCCUK

The KCCUK’s second exhibition of the year focuses on folk art: Minhwa: The Beauty of Korean Folk Paintings 5 April–18 May 2019 Korean Cultural Centre UK | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW Opening Reception: Thursday 4 April 2019, 5–7pm. RSVP required: info@kccuk.org.uk Minhwa Class: Friday 5 April 2019, 6–8pm. RSVP required: info@kccuk.org.uk The Korean […]

Opera House lunchtime recital: Konu Kim

Tenor Konu Kim, with pianist David Gowland, will be giving a lunchtime recital on Monday 13 May 2019, 1pm in the Crush Room, Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD. Tickets are available from the Royal Opera House website. The event lasts around 45 minutes and ends at approximately 1.45pm. South Korean tenor Konu […]