KCC: September House Concert – a lieder and opera recital

September’s House Concert is a varied song recital: So Yeon Shim (Soprano), Henry Ross (Tenor), Yoorim Kang (Piano) Tuesday 24 September 2019, 7pm @ KCCUK Register via KCCUK website PROGRAMME Schumann ‘Dichterliebe’ Op.48 Strauss ‘Mädchenblumen’ Op.22 Taekyu Im ‘Returning flower’ Verdi ‘Caro Nome’ from Opera ‘Rigoletto’ Donizetti ‘Una furtive Lagrima’ and ‘Esulti pur la barbara’ […]

KCC August House Concert: Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet) + Harry Rylance (Piano)

August’s House Concert at the KCC is a clarinet recital: Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet) & Harry Rylance (Piano) Tuesday 27 August 2019, 7PM @ KCCUK Register via the KCCUK’s website Programme Liszt: Transcendental Etude No.4 “Mazeppa” | Andante Lagrimoso Brahms: Clarinet Sonata No.2 Op.120 Robert Schumann: 3 Romances Op.94 About the performers Jaeyong Nam is a […]

Seong-Jin Cho plays Prokofiev at the Proms

The second of three Proms this year featuring Korean performers: Prom 48: Rachmaninov, Prokofiev + Silvestri 19:30 Sat 24 Aug 2019 Royal Albert Hall Tickets £9.50 to £52 (plus booking fee) | Book tickets Seong-Jin Cho: piano BBC Symphony Orchestra Cristian Măcelaru: conductor Constantin Silvestri: Three Pieces for strings (11 mins) Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto […]

Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart at the Proms

The first of three Proms this year featuring Korean performers: Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg, Ben-Haim and Mozart 19:30 Tue 23 Jul 2019 Royal Albert Hall Tickets £7.50 to £41 (plus booking fee) | Book tickets Yeol Eum Son: piano BBC Philharmonic Omer Meir Wellber: conductor Programme Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15 in B […]

Brief review: Seong-jin Cho’s Rachmaninov at the Barbican

I can’t help feeling slightly disappointed at Seong-jin Cho’s performance of Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto at the Barbican at the end of March. There was no shortage of virtuoso filligree fingerwork and moments of poetry, but somehow the performance as a whole lacked passion and fire. Perhaps part of the problem was rapport between orchestra […]

KCC June House Concert: Jenny Lee + Artur Haftman

June’s house concert is a viola recital: Jenny Lee (Viola) & Artur Haftman (Piano) Tuesday 25 June 2019, 7pm @KCCUK Admission free but Advanced Booking is required Programme Schumann Adagio and Allegro for Viola and Piano Bach Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major arr for Solo Viola Brahms Sonata for Viola and Piano in […]

KCC May House Concert: Aeolian String Quartet

Note that May’s House Concert is the penultimate Tuesday of the month – a week earlier than usual. Aeolian String Quartet Tuesday 21 May 2019, 7pm @KCCUK Admission free but Advanced Booking is required Mei Fujisato (Violin), Sherry Shen (Violin), HyunJin Soh (Viola), Ekaterina Solomennik (Cello) Debussy String Quartet Op.10 I. Anime et tres decide […]

KCC April House Concert: Joon Yoon + Ben Tarlton

The KCC’s third House Concert of the year features pianist Joon Yoon: Joon Yoon (Piano), Ben Tarlton (Cello) Tuesday 23 April 2019, 7:00 pm @KCCUK Admission free but Advanced Booking is required Programme Schumann Drei Fantasiestücke (Three Fantasy Pieces) I. Zart und mit Ausdruck (Tender and with expression) II. Lebhaft, leicht (Lively, light) III. Rasch […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]