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November house concert: Liszt sonata and opera gala

This November, the Korean Cultural Centre UK will present a piano concert featuring Soohong Park along with gala opera performance by soprano Sarah Chae and tenor Won Choi. Pianist Soohong Park will open this November’s House Concert, he holds the distinction of being the first Korean to be accepted as a Jungstudent at the Hochschule … [Read More]

September House Concert: Minsu Seo (piano)

KCC House concert is proud to introduce Minsu Seo, a talented pianist whose musical journey has won worldwide honours. Programme 1. Bach Partita No.1 2. Haydn Piano sonata A flat Major Hob:46, 1st mv 3. Chopin Nocturne Op.32 no.1 Minsu Seo has emerged as a musical force, conducting concerts with the school orchestra, leading classical … [Read More]

August House Concert: The KBS Symphony Orchestra Quintet

Since 1956, the KBS Symphony Orchestra (KBSSO) has led Korea’s classical music community with high-caliber performances. Over 100 concerts yearly include subscription series, seasonal / thematic concerts, and invitational performances for cities, corporations, and cultural outreach across Korea. Broadcasts on TV and radio bring their admired music to the public anytime, anywhere. Renowned conductors like … [Read More]

June House Concert: Yunho Jeong (piano)

Programme: Nature, Spirit and Fantasy György Kurtág Play with Infinity from Játékok Sae-Ahm Kim Welle (2016/17) W.A.Mozart Fantasia in C minor K.475 Tōru Takemitsu Rain Tree Sketch II Olivier Messiaen L’alouette lulu (Catalogue d’oiseaux) György Kurtág Fugitive Thoughts About the Alberti Bass from Játékok F. Schubert Piano Sonata D.894 in G major, 1st mov. ‘Fantasie’ … [Read More]

May House Concert: Ambra Wind Quintet

For May’s House Concert at St James’s Piccadilly we will be hosting the Ambra quintet, composed of hornist Kiersten Gustafson, clarinetist Lucia Porcedda, oboist Rebecca Whitehouse, bassoonist Ruihan Kee and flutist DaSom Jeong. We’re very excited to invite you to this event as this is our first time presenting a wind quintet at our House … [Read More]

April House Concert: The Musical in Concert

Suhyun Christine Kim, Soprano Petur Ernir Svavarsson, Tenor Ian Murray Sutherland Musical Director Whitman Ensemble: Miles Ames Violin, Inis Oirr Asano Viola, George Wikes Cello, James Trowbridge Double Bass Programme All I ask of you & Think of me from Phantom of The Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber (Soprano, Piano, Ensemble) “Christmas Lullaby” from Song For … [Read More]

March House Concert: String Quartet

The KCC will be hosting the talented quartet composed of violinists Gooil Kang and Rachel Hayoung Woo, violist Dahee Kwon and cellist Haeun Kim. They will perform Mendelssohn and Dvorak at St James’s Piccadilly Don’t miss out on the chance of having a lovely time at the beautiful church building, enjoying classical music performed by … [Read More]

February House Concert: Poem for Moon Jar

KCCUK’s February House Concert is presented in collaboration with Han Collection London. The House Concert, taking place at 7.30 pm on 25th February at Angela Burgess Hall, Royal Academy of Music, will feature songs based on the poem for Moon Jar written by Shinuh Lee, a professor in composition at Seoul National University College of Music. This … [Read More]

KCC November House Concert: Violin and Piano

Part I Katherine Yoon (Violin) | Yuki Hammyo (Piano) Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100 (18′) I. Allegro amabile Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major “Kreutzer” Op. 47 I. Adagio sostenuto – Presto (10′) Intermission Part II YoungJune Lee (Violin) | YoungJune Lee (Violin) | Svitlana Kosenko (Piano) Moritz … [Read More]

June House Concert: KCC UK x Hungary collaboration

The KCCUK and KCC Hungary Collaboration Concert will be held on 16th June at St James’s Church, Piccadilly at 7pm. Pianist Hyun-Kyung Lee from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, will play music by J.S Bach, G. Ligeti and C. Debussy. The Flarpiola Trio from the Royal College of Music, consisting of … [Read More]

KCC May House Concert: Guitar Special

KCCUK will be presenting the special stage: guitar night on 19th May. This is a rare opportunity to see the harmony of classical guitar combining with five different instruments. This concert will highlight that how classical guitars can be played in various ways. Also, if you like Opera , this’ll be perfect time for you to visit … [Read More]

KCC House Concert Spring Special

The KCCUK’s House Concert Spring Special is designed to provide you with an island of calm as we look forward to Easter and try to put Covid behind us. A string quartet will play Borodin, bringing you into Spring with calmness and warmth. Painter Sangjig Moon’s artworks will be projected on the screen while the … [Read More]

KCC February House Concert: the Aesop Quartet

This first KCC House Concert of the year, at St James’s Piccadilly, features two popular string quartets. Aesop Quartet Katherine Yoon, violin | Amber Emson, violin | Ji-Eun Park, viola | Özgür Kaya, cello Thursday 24 February 2022, 7pm St James’s Piccadilly | Register via Eventbrite Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. … [Read More]

KCCUK Live Concert at St James’s Piccadilly

The KCC’s November House Concert emerges from the online to the real world, and for the first time moves to St James’s Piccadilly for a celebratory live event: KCC House Concert Friday 5 November 2021, 7pm St James’s Church, Piccadilly Register via Eventbrite Trio Mazzolini Harry Rylance (Piano), Yurie Lee (Cello), Jack Greed (Violin) Sungbin … [Read More]

KCC October House Concert (online): Harry Rylance (Piano), Yurie Lee (Cello), Jack Greed (Violin)

October’s House Concert online on the KCCUK’s YouTube channel features one of the most accessible piano trios in the repertoire: Trio Mazzolini: Harry Rylance (Piano), Yurie Lee (Cello), Jack Greed (Violin) Thursday 21 October, 7 pm KCC YouTube Channel Programme Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor Performers: Trio Mazzolini is a London-based piano trio … [Read More]

KCC September House Concert (online): Trio Mazzolini

September’s online House Concert features an all-Korean string trio: Rachel Hayoung Woo (violin), Jisu Song (viola), Heeyeon Chloe Cho (cello) Thursday 30 September 2021, 7 pm KCC YouTube Channel Programme Serenade I. Allegro – Ernő Dohnányi String Trio D 471 – Franz Schubert Arirang 아리랑 (Korean folk music) Performers Ha Young Woo, Violin Born in … [Read More]