London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Sheffield Korea Day 2022

An annual celebration since 2018 (though I think there was an inevitable hiatus last year), this year’s Korea Day in Sheffield is on 12 March: We hear that the Shilla ensemble will be among the performers. Sheffield Korea Day 2022 Saturday 12 March 2022, 12 noon – 5pm The Octagon Centre | Clarkson Street | … [Read More]

Jieun Jung plays work for gayageum and orchestra

Jieun Jung will be performing Roh Tae-hwan’s “Far East Calm” Suite for Gayageum and Orchestra with Thames Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Byung-yun Yu. Date: Saturday, 15th June 2013, 7.30pm Venue: Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 9NN Ticket: £12, Concession £8 Box Office: 0208 977 7558 Links: http://landmarkartscentre.org Buy tickets online [Read More]

Free Gayageum classes at the KCC

Many readers will have seen KAA Chairman Jung Ji-eun perform on her gayageum at various events. Now you can have some free classes from her at the KCC. Download an application form from the KCC website. Korean Music Classes: Introducing the Gayageum Would you like to learn a Korean Musical Instrument? The Korean Cultural Centre … [Read More]

Jung Ji-eun Kayageum recital, 7 Oct

Jung Ji-eun will be a familiar performer to many of us in London. Go along and support her at the Asian Music Centre, where she launches the “Strings of Asia” series, in which the AMC will explore the family of Asian string instruments: Korean kayageum, Japanese Koto and Chinese guzheng with some of the best … [Read More]

From Elgar to Shamans and Spicy Squid

An Evening with UK-based Korean Artists, sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Cultural Centre, 27 June 2008 Report by Jennifer Barclay, with photos also by David Kilburn and Saharial Let’s hope this is the first of many evenings devoted to young Korean artists living in the UK, because the … [Read More]

AKS Korean night – he said

One of two accounts of the recent Anglo-Korean Society evening at the KCC – this one by Matthew Jackson The forces of the AKS, KTO and KCC were combined to good effect at the Cultural Evening on Thursday, 10 April. Walking around the packed Cultural Centre, it felt as though things have changed a lot … [Read More]

Musical intermission

We apologise for the disruption in service. Normal service will resume as soon as possible. In the meanwhile, here’s Jeon Sung-min (Guitar) and Jung Ji-eun (Kayageum): http://londonkoreanlinks.net/wp-content/uploads/audio/Track05.mp3 Sung-min and Ji-eun will also be playing at the Anglo-Korean Society event on 10 April. Book your tickets now. [Read More]