Music

Event news: K-music 2017 — Black String & Kathryn Tickell, 15 Sept

by Events Editor 21 July 2017
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The 2017 K-Music festival opens with an interesting collaboration between fusion band Black String and Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell: Black String & Kathryn Tickell Friday 15 Sept 2017, 7:30pm Union Chapel | Compton Terrace | London N1 2UN Book tickets London’s Festival of Korean Music opens with Black String + special guest Kathryn Tickell This […]

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K-music 2017: full programme announced

by Events Editor 9 July 2017
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It seems wrong to be posting details of events in the Autumn when summer has only just started, but I’m a great believer in being able to plan your diary a couple of months in advance, and there’s lots here that you will want to come along to. K-Music 2017: Full Programme Announced 15 September […]

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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: SOAS Korean Music summer school

by Events Editor 1 July 2017
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This is a great opportunity to be introduced to the techniques for playing some of the best-known Korean traditional instruments: Korean Wind, Strings and Percussion with Hyelim Kim Monday 17th – Friday 21st July, 6-8pm Venue: SOAS, Russell Square, College Buildings Course Fee: £115 (Concessions £95) | Book via SOAS online store Korean traditional music, known […]

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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: London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea

by Events Editor 15 June 2017
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As part of KOREA/UK 2017-18, the London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea offers day-long family festival and then an evening K-Pop concert at Olympia on 8 July. London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea Olympia London | Hammersmith Road | Kensington | London W14 8UX Saturday 8 July 2017, 11am – 10pm Both daytime […]

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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: Zadie Xa in Block Universe commission

by Events Editor 31 May 2017
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A new commission from Korean Canadian artist Zadie Xa, with a related Artist Talk: Crash, Boom, Hisssssss. Legend of the Liquid Sword — Zadie Xa New commission Thursday, 1 June 2017, 7pm Somerset House, New Wing, Lancaster Rooms, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, entrance from Lancaster Place Tickets: £10 / £7.50 concessions | Book tickets Commissioned […]

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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: Nah Youn Sun at Ronnie Scotts

by Events Editor 24 May 2017
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A live performance from Youn Sun Nah is always a very special event. For her past couple of performances in London she has been with virtuoso guitarist Ulf Wakenius, who used to play with the Oscar Peterson Quartet. This time, she has a four-piece band, performing tracks from her album that was released this month, […]

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Love X Stereo at the Windmill – both intimate and euphoric

by Philip Gowman 17 May 2017
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Many thanks to Annie Ko and Toby Hwang for a fantastic gig down in Brixton on Monday night. Featuring tracks from their recently-released album 37A – the first fruits of their crowdfunded project for 2017 in which they aim to release 37 songs during the course of the year – as well as earlier albums, […]

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Gig news: Monotones + Billy Carter @ Nambucca

by Events Editor 14 May 2017
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Sadly going head-to-head with the Barberettes and Sultan of the Disco at Borderline, the Monotones and Billy Carter will be performing at Nambucca in North London the same evening. You can also catch the Monotones at The Great Escape in Brighton on 20 May; and Billy Carter will also appearing at London’s Red Room on […]

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Gig news: Love X Stereo at the Windmill and Alleycat

by Events Editor 13 May 2017
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Definitely one to go to. Two London appearances to choose from, following their appearance at Focus Wales on 12 May. Love X Stereo (Korea) The Windmill Brixton | 22 Blenheim Gardens | London SW2 5BZ | www.windmillbrixton.co.uk Mon 15 May 2017 8:00 PM (Entry Requirements: 18+) (+ Jerskin Fendrix) Alleycat Bar & Club | 4 […]

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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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Event news: DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble UK tour 2017

by Events Editor 26 April 2017
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The DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble makes its second UK appearance: DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble UK Concert Tour 2017 DULA International is a UK charity (CHARITY NO. 1166701) dedicated to the promotion of disability welfare and the improvement of living conditions of people with disabilities in North Korea. Founded in 2012, DULA has been collaborating with the KFPD (Korean Federation for the Protection […]

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