Gallery: Chuseok celebrations at the British Museum

The early Autumn brought two simultaneous Chuseok celebrations in the London area on 18 September: the harvest fest in New Malden, organised by KBCE, and a special event at the British Museum. Over the past months we’ve been starved of live music, and it was great to be able to hear the Shilla Ensemble perform […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Seong-jin Cho returns to the Wigmore

At the time of posting, this concert is virtually sold out – he has a very enthusiastic following: Seong-Jin Cho Monday 25 October 2021 7:30PM Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP Tickets £40 £35 £30 £25 £16 | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an […]

Esmé Quartet return to the Wigmore Hall

The Esmé Quartet return to the Wigmore for a Sunday morning coffee concert: Esmé Quartet Sunday 19 September 2021 11:30am Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP Tickets £16 | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 19 in […]

Gayageum / gomungo duo Dal:um release debut album

Those of you who followed the online K-music festival last year will have noted the “New Talent” strand, which included gayageum / gomungo duo Dal:um. If so, you’ll be as excited as I am that they’re coming to London in person for the 2021 festival – they’ll be appearing in the Purcell Room on 6 […]

KCC August House Concert (online): Yana Khvan (Piano), Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet), Jisu Song (Viola)

The KCC’s August House Concert is online. Yana Khvan (Piano), Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet), Jisu Song (Viola) Thursday 26 August 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme W. A. Mozart – “Kegelstatt” Trio in E flat, KV 498 I. Andante II. Menuetto III. Rondò Schumann Märchenerzählungen, op. 132 for Clarinet, Viola and Piano I. Lebhaft, nicht […]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con […]

KCC July House Concert (online): Serin Baek (Violin)

July’s House Concert at the KCC is online: Serin Baek (Violin) Thursday 29 July 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896): Three Romances for violin and piano, op.22 Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937): Tzigane Violinist Serin Baek graduated from Yonsei University with First class honors and graduated from Royal Academy […]