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 […]

KCC March House Concert: Salomé Quartet

The KCC’s second House Concert of the year gives us an appealing programme from a young string quartet. Salomé Quartet Tuesday 26 March 2019, 7:00 pm @KCCUK Admission free but Advanced Booking is required (RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk l 020 7004 2600) Haim Choi (Violin) | Ines Soares Delgado (Violin) | Kasia Ziminska (Viola) | Shizuku […]

Zadie Xa: A Sojourn Through Saturn and Across the Southern Sea

Browsing the Kingston School of Art and Stanley Picker Gallery websites today for background on their recent exhibition of Korean-inspired fashion and embroidery, I came across something I wasn’t expecting. In a zone of Kingston University’s website called Cold Protein is a series of podcasts of artists’ sound works, conceived to be experienced in specific […]

Seungri’s shame makes it into the FT

It’s not often that you find a K-pop story in the pink pages of the Financial Times. In fact, if you search their site for “BTS” you will simply get a list of articles about the company formerly known as British Telecom. So what brings them to report the ins and outs of Lee Seung-hyun’s, […]

Seong-jin Cho plays Rachmaninov at the Barbican

Hear from the teenage Shostakovich in this all-Russian programme with conductor Gianandrea Noseda. Rachmaninov’s Third Piano Concerto opens quietly enough, but this simple and beguiling beginning quickly gives way what is in fact one of the most technically demanding concertos in the classical piano repertoire. Its lush and romantic elegance is followed by Balakirev’s Islamey, […]

Novus String Quartet lunchtime concert at the Wigmore

Established in Korea in 2007, the Novus String Quartet has gone on to achieve widespread success, notably with first prize at the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg in 2014. Its programme comprises masterpieces by Respighi and Berg composed during the years 1924–6. Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936): Quartetto dorico Alban Berg (1885-1935): Lyric Suite Monday 25 March 2019 1:00PM Wigmore Hall […]

World Premiere: Donghoon Shin’s Kafka’s Dream

The second Donghoon Shin world premiere this month is Kafka’s Dream, a commission for the London Symphony Orchestra via the Panufnik Composers Scheme, generously supported by Lady Hamlyn and The Helen Hamlyn Trust. LSO Futures Sunday 24 Mar 2019 6.00pm – 8.30pm Barbican Hall, London | Book tickets DAVID LANG the public domain * (UK premiere) […]

Wu Wei premieres Donghoon Shin’s Sheng Concerto

Donghoon Shin has two world premieres this month. The first is with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group: Murmurs Music dissolving borders, and the world premiere of BCMG Apprentice Composer-in-Residence Donghoon Shin’s Sheng Concerto Thursday 21 March 2019, 7.30pm | Book tickets CBSO Centre | Berkley Street | Birmingham B1 2LF | cbso.co.uk As the world […]

Seven O’Clock The Beginning World Tour in London

Tickets are now available for the London performance in Seven O’Clock’s The Beginning world tour. Seven O’Clock is a six member K-pop boy group under Forest Network. They debuted in 2017 and were contestants on the survival reality show Mix Nine. This is their first world tour. The Garage | 20-22 Highbury Corner | London […]

ATEEZ – The Expedition Tour, at Kentish Town Forum

Tickets for ATEEZ’s London appearance go on sale 25 February on Ticketweb (for members of MyMusicTaste). They go on general sale two days later. ATEEZ – The Expedition Tour Wednesday 3 April 2019, 7pm O2 Forum Kentish Town Tickets: £50 – £115 | Tickets via Ticketweb The show will last for about 100 minutes.

Hyelim Kim and Jo Lawrence play Club Inégales

After the amazing performances at the Barbican in February by the Third Orchestra, Peter Wiegold’s team of players reconvene in the more intimate Euston location for a season in March: Club Inégales presents: Hyelim Kim and Jo Lawrence Thursday 7th March 2019, 7pm – 10:30pm Club Inégales, 180 North Gower Street, NW1 2NB Time: Doors […]

A.C.E world tour comes to London

My Music Taste are bringing boy band A.C.E to London as part of their world tour: Date: Sunday 10 Mar 2019 @ 6:00 pm Venue: O2 Academy Islington, London Tickets: £62 (General) | £131 (VIP) Ticketmaster | Ticketweb VIP includes: Hi-touch with A.C.E + First entry to the venue Timing: 6:30pm – Doors open | […]

Bang Yongguk plays the The Underworld, Camden

Bang Yong Guk, former leader of B.A.P, will be touring Europe this March in 5 cities – a powerful and sentimental lyricist who will be releasing his new album soon. Wednesday 27 March 2019 from 17:30-21:30 | Facebook event page Underworld Camden | 174 Camden High St | Camden Town | London NW1 0NE 5:30PM: […]