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Beyond Taegŭm: an evening with Hyelim Kim at Asia House

Those of you who have missed out on some of Hyelim Kim’s performances earlier this year should make sure they catch this evening lecture performance at Asia House. Book online on the Asia House website. Lecture Concert with Hyelim Kim 17 Sep 2013, 18:45 £10 Non-Member £6 Asia House Friends £8 Concessions Performer, composer and … [Read More]

Pochagi – A Tapestry of Korean Sounds

June is turning in to quite a month for Korean music. To warm us up for the big K-music festival later in the month, Hyelim Kim (SOAS) performs with the Yin Yang Collective and launches her CD at the Royal Asiatic Society on 6 June: Pochagi – A Tapestry of Korean Sounds Yin Yang Collective … [Read More]

Concert notes: Scattered Rhythms

I’m not quite sure what I was expecting from the Jazz / Gugak collaboration involving Australian jazz drummer Simon Barker on 11 April 2011, but I certainly wasn’t expecting a long drum solo. Companions was probably the virtuoso highlight of the evening, a drum solo in which Simon Barker managed to convey the sounds of … [Read More]