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I make it that there are eleven Korean or Korea-related performances at this year’s Fringe, plus one workshop. It’s nice that Brush Theatre are putting in their regular appearance – always popular with the younger audience – and we have newcomers such as Korean-American stand-up comedian Olivia Rhee and, from Kazakhstan, telling the story of […]

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Serpentine Park Nights feature Yaeji

by Events Editor 15 July 2018
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Park Nights, the Serpentine’s annual series of experimental and interdisciplinary encounters, returns this summer to present eight international artists each responding to the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion designed by the award-winning architect Frida Escobedo. Sadly the evening featuring Korean-American musician Yaeji is now sold out, but here are the details for the record: Park Nights 2018: […]

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The 2018 K-Music festival: full programme announced

by Philip Gowman 15 July 2018
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The schedule for the 2018 K-Music festival has been released in plenty of time, giving everyone the time to plan their diaries. Here is the official press release. Tickets are already on sale. K-Music 2018 2 October – 20 November 2018 Tickets on sale from Friday 6 July – www.serious.org.uk/k-music Find out more at www.k-music.co.uk […]

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SaaWee Korean Rhythm Project at October Gallery

by Events Editor 5 July 2018
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An interesting early evening performance coinciding with Art Night. Sanjo Festival NYC presents SAAWEE duo of Korean percussions and contemporary violin incorporating Korean Shaman Rhythm. 7 July 2018, 7-8pm October Gallery | 24 Old Gloucester St | Bloomsbury | London WC1N 3AL Admission free, donations welcome Check for updates on the event’s Facebook page Sita […]

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KCC July House Concert: Resonanz Duo

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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July’s House Concert at the KCC features Hyungi Lee (Percussion): Resonanz Duo Tuesday 24 July 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Hyungi Lee – Percussion Laura Davis – Flute Debussy: Syrinx Klatzow: Figures In a Landscape Ian Clarke: Hypnosis […]

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Joo Yeon Sir: artist in residence @ Lichfield Festival

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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Violinist Joo Yeon Sir is one of the artists in residence at this year’s Lichfield Festival, 4 – 14 July 2018, www.lichfieldfestival.org. Paganini – 24 Caprices Part 1: Lichfield Guildhall, Sun 08 Jul 2018 7:45 pm | Book tickets Part 2: Lichfield Guildhall, Wed 11 Jul 2018 8:00 pm | Book tickets The legendary musician […]

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Gray, Loco, Woo Won Jae, DJ Pumkin in London

by Events Editor 1 July 2018
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Another live gig at the Troxy: Gray, Loco, Woo Won Jae, DJ Pumkin Saturday 21 July 2018, 7pm Troxy | 490 Commercial Road | London E1 0HX | Buy tickets Check for updates on the event’s Facebook page Cult of Ya is proud to present AOMG megastars Gray and Loco in London, supported by Woo […]

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War Veterans honoured in Kingston’s Guildhall

by Events Editor 24 June 2018
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Yesterday a group of Korean musicians and performers entertained a group of British veterans from the Korean War in Kingston’s Guildhall. The event was organised by the Korean Veterans Association UK, a group of volunteers committed to the continuing remembrance of the sacrifice made by soldiers who came to the aid of the Republic of […]

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2018 K-Pop World Festival: UK Regional Round

by Events Editor 24 June 2018
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Come and support the UK entrants for the K-Pop World Festival performing a range of K-pop cover acts: 2018 K-Pop World Festival: UK Regional Round Saturday 7 July 2018, 1:30pm – 5:30pm 229 The Venue | 229 Great Portland Street | London W1W 5PN This July, the UK Round of the K-Pop World Festival is […]

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Thames Philharmonia plays Sibelius

by Events Editor 14 June 2018
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Thames Philharmonia – Sibelius: three great works Saturday 16 June 2018, 7.30pm Landmark Arts Centre | Ferry Road | Teddington TW11 9NN | www.landmarkartscentre.org Book tickets Conductor: Yu Byung-yun Violin: Kwon Hee-jin Doors & bar open: 6.45pm Finlandia, a rousing musical expression of national identity, sets the scene for Thames Philharmonia’s celebration of the great […]

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Shiyeon Sung replaces Han-Na Chang in Korea-UK Closing Concert

by Events Editor 12 June 2018
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Shiyeon Sung is jumping in at short notice to conduct the Philharmonia Orchestra in the all-Romantic programme at the Royal Festival Hall this week, as Han-Na Chang is unwell. The concert marks the end of the year-long Korea-UK festival, and features Rossini’s William Tell overture, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 and Grieg’s Piano Concerto with the […]

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Korean performers at the Islington Proms

by Events Editor 9 June 2018
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Korean pianist Yoon Chung is artistic director of this year’s Islington proms. Two of the recitals have Korean interest: Islington Proms St James Church | Prebend Street | Islington | London N1 8QQ | stjamesislington.org 9-17 June 2018 Violin Recital Tuesday, 12th June 2018 – 7:30pm | Tickets So-Ock Kim (violin) | Yoon Chung (piano) […]

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Monsta X play the Hammersmith Apollo

by Events Editor 7 June 2018
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For those of you who didn’t manage to get tickets for BTS in October, is this a consolation? Monsta X World Tour comes to London Eventim Apollo 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 9QH London, Sunday 17 June 2018, 8pm Tickets from £107 | Buy tickets After selling out their first European tour in 2017, South […]

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Jambinai in Robert Smith’s Meltdown

by Events Editor 6 June 2018
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It’s great that Jambinai now seem to be regular visitors here. But you’ll likely only catch them once this year, so don’t miss this chance to see them again, at the annual extremely diverse South Bank arts festival: Meltdown: Jambinai 16 Jun 2018, 7:45pm Purcell Room, South Bank Centre Tickets £15 | Booking fee: £2.50 […]

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SOAS Korean music and dance society performance

by Events Editor 6 June 2018
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SOAS Korean music and dance societies present their annual public concert, free and open to all: Korean Sounds Saturday 9 June, 7pm DJAM Lecture Theatre, SOAS main building SOAS London has been a hub for the study and performance of Korean music for many years. Beginning with the Korean Drumming society under Prof. Em. Keith […]

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KCC June House Concert: Juhee Yang (Violin)

by Events Editor 3 June 2018
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June’s house concert features music for violin and keyboard by Bach, Wieniawski and Richard Strauss: KCCUK June House Concert Tuesday 26 June 2018, 7pm Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue) Register via info@kccuk.org.uk Programme Bach Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001 I. Adagio […]

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BTS “Love Yourself” World Tour in London

by Events Editor 2 June 2018
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If you’re very lucky, you might still be able to get tickets for this, probably the biggest K-pop event in the UK this year. The website occasionally releases a few more for sale. BTS “Love Yourself” World Tour in London The O2 Arena 9 – 10 October 2018 Tickets BTS will kick off ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ […]

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