Western classical music

The final Korean Sounds concert of the season: Korean Sounds: East Meets West – Dance Wednesday 13 December, 7.30pm Hall One | Kings Place | 90 York Way | London N1 9AG Tickets from £9.50 – Book tickets here The final concert of the series is based around the theme of Dance. Dance and music […]

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MinJung Baek piano recital at Guildhall School

by Events Editor 5 December 2017
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News of an upcoming recital by MinJung Baek. Looking forward to this one. MinJung Baek Friday 15 December at 7:30pm Milton Court | Silk St | London EC2Y 9BH Part of the Guildhall School Alumni Recital Series Tickets £15 (£10 concessions) available from the Barbican Box Office. Highly-acclaimed pianist MinJung Baek returns to the Guildhall […]

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Event news: concert by London Korean Choral Society

by Events Editor 29 November 2017
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A concert of both Korean and Western songs and choruses with piano and orchestra, performed by the London Korean Choral Society with soloist Vittoria Kim: Date: Saturday, 9th December 2017 Time: 7pm Venue: St James Church, Bodley Road, New Malden, KT3 5QD Tickets: £10

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KCC’s November House Concert features Jinah Shim (piano)

by Events Editor 10 November 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre KCC House Concert with Jinah Shim (Piano) Tuesday 28 November, 7pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816 Beethoven: Sonata No. 15 in […]

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KCC’s October House Concert features Seungwon Lee (piano) and Amy Yule (flute)

by Events Editor 14 October 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre: KCC House Concert with Seungwon Lee and Amy Yule Tuesday 24 October, 7 pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Seungwon Lee: Piano Amy Yule: Flute Programme Bach Flute Sonata in E […]

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KCC’s September house concert features Kitbi Lee (violin)

by Events Editor 16 September 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre: KCC House Concert with Kitbi Lee (violin) with Daniel King Smith piano Tuesday 26 September, 7 pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Programme Fauré:   Berceuse op.16 | Morceau de lecture | Romance […]

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Joo Yeon Sir in Karl Jenkins’s The Armed Man

by Events Editor 31 August 2017
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News of Joo Yeon Sir’s September appearance at the Royal Festival Hall: Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man 29 Sep 2017, 7:30 pm Approximate run time: 150 mins Royal Festival Hall Tickets: £16.50 – £50 Booking fee: £2.50 Book tickets See Sir Karl Jenkins conduct a superb concert of his own compositions. Part of RGL Great […]

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KCC’s August house concert features Seungbin Lee (piano)

by Events Editor 20 August 2017
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News of this month’s House Concert at the Korean Cultural Centre:. Interesting programme. KCC House Concert with Seungbin Lee (piano) Tuesday 22 August, 7 pm | Reception Hall, KCCUK Admission is free, but booking is required RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 Programme Schumann Davidsbündlertänze Op.6 Piazzolla Tango Etudes no.2/no.3 Barber Solo Souvenirs, op […]

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Think Korea 2006 – an introduction

by Philip Gowman 17 August 2017
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Think Korea 2006 was an ambitious programme of cultural and other events organised by the Korean Embassy as part of the “Korea-UK Mutual Visit Year”. There was, I believe, a reciprocal series of UK-related events organised in Korea, but I never saw any publicity about it. One event I do know of: the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra […]

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Event news: K-music + Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Love, 11 Oct

by Events Editor 21 July 2017
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The fourth Korean Sounds concert this year, which also forms part of the K-Music festival, is on the theme of love: Korean Sounds – East Meets West: Love Wednesday 11 October, 7.30pm Kings Place, Hall One Tickets from £9.50 Book here: Kings Place/Korean Sounds Universally and in all ages, music has been a messenger of love […]

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Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Space

by Events Editor 5 July 2017
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The third of this year’s Korean Sounds series is on the theme of Space. Korean Sounds East Meets West: Space Wednesday, 2 August 2017 – 7:30pm King’s Place Hall One Online Price: £16.50 – £12.50 | Savers £9.50 | Book tickets Hyeonak Yeongsanhoesang: Sangnyeongsan, Jungnyeongsan, Seryeongsan, Garakdeori, Sanghyeondodeuri, Hahyeondodeuri, Yeombuldeuri, Taryeong, Gunak Liszt 2 Elegies, S130 & […]

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Event news: KCC’s July house concert features the Halcyon Quartet

by Events Editor 30 June 2017
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Great programme. I’m particularly looking forward to the Moeran. KCC house concert with the Halcyon Quartet Date: Tuesday 25 July, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 ARTISTS: Halcyon Quartet Claudia Fuller violin I Leidy Sinclair violin II Nathalie Green-Buckley viola HeeYeon Cho violoncello […]

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Korean performers at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe

by Events Editor 16 June 2017
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A detailed mining of the Edinburgh Fringe website reveals twenty Korean performances plus one talk this year. Magic show Snap makes a return, along with the ever-popular drum show Tago, both part of a “Korean Season presented by AtoBiz Ltd” – who also bring new acts Kokdu and Ensemble Su. I must say I’m a […]

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Event news: KCC’s June house concert features Samson Tsoy Choi

by Events Editor 4 June 2017
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June’s House Concert at the KCC features pianist Samson Tsoy Choi: KCC House Concert with Samson Tsoy Choi (piano) Date/Time: Tuesday 27 June, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 PROGRAMME (95 mins inc. 20 interval) Schubert: 12 Waltzes D 145 Schubert: Impromptus D 899 Schumann: Kreisleriana […]

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Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Virtuoso

by Events Editor 28 May 2017
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The second in this year’s Korean Sounds series promises to be a very satisfying one: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Virtuoso with members of the National Gugak Center and Sunwook Kim Wednesday 21 June, 7.30pm Kings Place, Hall One, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. Tickets from £9.50 online | Kings Place/Korean Sounds Kim […]

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Event news: KCC’s May house concert features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)

by Events Editor 27 May 2017
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May’s House Concert at the KCCUK features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone): KCC House Concert with Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone) Date/Time: Tuesday 30 May, 7pm Venue: Reception Hall, KCCUK Free admission but booking is required. RSVP to info@kccuk.org.uk / 020 7004 2600 PROGRAMME (50 mins, no interval) Life, 삶, Leben, Vie, жизнь, Vita Ronald: A Cycle […]

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Event news: Jongmin Park’s Wigmore Hall debut

by Events Editor 8 May 2017
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Jongmin Park, winner of the song prize in the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, makes his Wigmore Hall debut. Included in the programme are two Korean art songs that he included in his Cardiff recitals. Jongmin Park bass; Simon Lepper piano Schumann, Mendelssohn, Kim and Cho Wigmore Hall, Sunday 4 June 2017 […]

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