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KCC October House Concert (online): Harry Rylance (Piano), Yurie Lee (Cello), Jack Greed (Violin)

October’s House Concert online on the KCCUK’s YouTube channel features one of the most accessible piano trios in the repertoire: Trio Mazzolini: Harry Rylance (Piano), Yurie Lee (Cello), Jack Greed (Violin) Thursday 21 October, 7 pm KCC YouTube Channel Programme Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor Performers: Trio Mazzolini is a London-based piano trio … [Read More]

Anicka Yi: In Love With The World, at Tate Modern

When the Tate curatorial team were working with Korean American artist Anicka Yi on this most recent Hyundai commission for the Turbine Hall, no-one could have foreseen how topical these squid-like aerobes would seem. Hyundai Commission: Anicka Yi: In Love With The World Tate Modern, Turbine Hall 12 October 2021 – 6 February 2022 11 … [Read More]

START Art Fair 2021

START Art Fair will feel a little different this year, for followers of Korean art at least, without the presence of Skipwiths. But with a special project featuring work by K-pop artists, including two members of Winner, there’s still plenty to keep our interest. The works of Winner member Song Min-ho were one of the … [Read More]

K-Music 2021: Soojin Suh Coloris Trio & Camilla George

I know I should no longer be surprised at how well these collaborations work, but last year’s online meeting between Soojin Suh and Kit Downes was really rather good, so I’ll certainly be attending this gig, the last of the 2021 K-music festival. Soojin Suh Coloris Trio & Camilla George Wednesday 17 November 2021, 7:45pm … [Read More]

K-Music 2021: Dal:um

Dal:um are a Seoul-based musical duo who challenge the sonic possibilities of Korea’s most well-known traditional string instruments: Dal:um Saturday 6 November 2021 7:45pm, Southbank Centre / Purcell Room | Belvedere Road | London SE1 8XX | Buy tickets Monday 8 November 2021 8pm Norwich Arts Centre | 51 St Benedict’s Street | Norwich NR2 … [Read More]

K-Music 2021: Black String & Nguyên Lê

To mark the band’s 10th anniversary, Black String return to the K-Music Festival with their old friend, musical companion, and one of the most versatile jazz guitarists Nguyên Lê. This is an extremely rare opportunity to watch them perform together presenting the masterpieces from Karma, their collaborative work. Black String & Nguyên Lê Grand Junction … [Read More]

K-Music 2021: Sinnoi + Dongyang Gozupa

Before heading to WOMEX in Porto, Dongyang Gozupa joins the K-music festival to perform at the Coronet Theatre for a double bill with Sinnoi, a quartet led by vocalist Bora Kim, ‘her flawless voice gliding between the purest of high tones and animalistic growls’ (Songlines). An exciting night with a true mixture of fresh sounds … [Read More]

Translated Vase: Yeesookyung and Sang-ah Kim in conversation

The British Museum is celebrating London Craft Week with a conversation between ceramic artist and sculptor Yeesookyung and curator Sang-ah Kim: Translated Vase Thursday 7 October 2021, 12.00–13.00 via Zoom Registration required via the British Museum website Join Sang-ah Kim, the Museum’s newly appointed Korean collections curator, as she interviews interdisciplinary artist Yeesookyung. They’ll discuss … [Read More]

K-Music 2021: ADG7

There’s a great line-up for K-music this year, and we’re really looking forward to the opening gig: ADG7 K-Music Festival Opening Wednesday 06 October 2021, 7:30pm LONDON Kings Place (Hall One) | 90 York Way | London N1 9AG | Book tickets ADG7 will open K-Music 2021 with hits from their debut album Ak Dan Gwang Chil, … [Read More]