PLT 1st Tour “We Go Holic” in London

MyMusicTaste presents: Planetarium Records Date: Sunday 17th February 2019, 19:00 – 23:00 GMT Venue: ULU Live at Student Central | Malet Street | London WC1E 7HY Tickets via EventBrite The upcoming Korean record label PLT (플라네타리움 레코드 – Planetarium Records) are heading for their first tour 2019 PLANETARIUM RECORDS 1ST TOUR “WE GO HOLIC” IN […]

Kim Hyelim in The Third Orchestra @Barbican

There’s not much Korean-ness about this event, but it’s going to be so good that it’s worth bringing to your attention given the amazing work that Peter Wiegold does with Club Inégales – about which I’ve enthused on several occasions over the past couple of years. Kim Hyelim (pictured) is one of 22 performers taking […]

Book review: Min Kym — Gone

Min Jin Kym: Gone — A Girl, a Violin, a Life Unstrung Viking, 2017, 256pp When Min Jin Kym’s Gone came out, I mentally heaved a sigh of relief. Here’s one Korea-related book, I thought, among the dozens that will be published this year, that I don’t need to read. The story of how her […]

Sarah Chang recital at the Cadogan Hall

Sarah Chang returns to London for a solo recital: Sarah Chang, violin & Ashley Wass, piano Cadogan Hall | 5 Sloane Terrace | London SW1X 9DQ Wednesday 13 February 2019, 7.30pm Stalls: £45; Gallery: £35 | Book tickets Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 in D Minor Franck: Violin Sonata in A […]

EPIK HIGH 2019 European Tour comes to London

Tickets are currently on sale for EPIK HIGH’s London appearance in March: EPIK HIGH, a 3-member hip-hop group led by rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer Tablo. Debuted in 2001, EPIK HIGH is unarguably the pioneer in the Korean hip-hop scene. Their album ‘EPILOGUE’ took over iTunes and reached #1 on iTunes hip-hop/rap album chart. The […]

Crush European Tour @ Kentish Town Forum

Miss Vogue recently compiled a list of All the Korean Artists You Need To Know Now, which includes DEAN, Zico, Holland … and Crush. You can catch Crush live in London in January: Crush: Europe Tour Hosted by Cult of Ya Sunday, 20 January 2019 from 18:00-23:00 O2 Forum Kentish Town | 9-17 Highgate Road […]

Hyeyoon Park coffee concert at the Wigmore

Making a welcome return to Wigmore Hall, Korean Hyeyoon Park has established herself as a violinist of outstanding gifts and expressive power. Her programme precedes one of Beethoven’s most challenging works for the instrument with Szymanowski’s subtle and elusive myth-based poems. Hyeyoon Park violin | Sholto Kynoch piano Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937): Myths Op. 30 Ludwig […]

KCC Special Concert: Joyful Harmonica Ensemble

Joyful Harmonica Ensemble are a group of disabled musicians originally from the Daegu Sungbo School in Korea. This school encourages their students to become more involved in the cultural and arts industries by providing them opportunities to perform at a variety of venues. The nine members of Joyful Harmonica Ensemble play various types of harmonicas, […]

Sunwook Kim plays the Wigmore Hall

Winner of the 2006 Leeds Piano Competition, the South Korean’s programme has as its lynchpins three major sonatas alongside a world première of a new work by his compatriot Donghoon Shin, the RPS composition prize winner and the awardee of the LSO Panufnik commission. Programme Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Piano Sonata in D K311 Ludwig […]

Novus String Quartet coffee concert at the Wigmore

Novus String Quartet play Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky Sunday 16 December 2018 11:30AM Wigmore Hall £16 (Concs £14) includes programme and coffee/sherry/juice | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval Mendelssohn’s A minor quartet is an early work, written in 1827 when he was 18 and shows the impact […]

It will pass, someday: Gothic ethereality and introspection in RM’s Mono

RM’s second mixtape, Mono, dropped on 23 October 2018 almost two and a half years after the self-titled RM, which was released on 20 March 2015. Mono was accompanied by a music video for the final track “Forever Rain” with lyric videos released for “Seoul” and “Moonchild” on 23 and 24 October respectively. It followed J-Hope’s earlier […]

Simon Dominic, ELO, DJ Pumkin in London

Cult of Ya is happy to present Korean hip hop megastar Simon Dominic’s debut European show in London, supported by ELO and DJ Pumkin. One of the founding artists of AOMG alongside Jay Park, Simon Dominic has dropped incredible hits including “Simon Dominic”, “Won & Only” and numerous tracks with Jay Park, Gray, Loco, Bewhy, […]