KCC July House Concert (online): Serin Baek (Violin)

July’s House Concert at the KCC is online: Serin Baek (Violin) Thursday 29 July 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896): Three Romances for violin and piano, op.22 Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937): Tzigane Violinist Serin Baek graduated from Yonsei University with First class honors and graduated from Royal Academy […]

Grass: Keum Suk Gendry-Kim in conversation with Janet Hong

July’s literature event organised by the KCCUK features a well-received graphic novel. Author Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong will give a live virtual talk about her novel ‘Grass’. Following the talk, author Kim will respond to questions from the audience. Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong Wednesday 28 July 2021 […]

LKFF Summer Teaser screenings and discussion

The KCC’s exciting lineup of teaser screenings for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong’s beautifully shot Voice of Silence – which screened at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year – action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish […]

LKFF Teaser Screening: Deliver Us From Evil

The first London teaser screening of the year (though Sheffield beat us to it by one week). It’s nice that things gradually seem to be getting less abnormal… Deliver Us From Evil (다만 악에서 구하소서) Director: Hong Won-chan Cast: Hwang Jung-min, Lee Jung-jae, Park Jung-min, Choi Hee-seo Genesis Cinema, 24 Jun 2021 6:00 pm | […]

[Sheffield] LKFF Teaser Screening: Voice of Silence

It’s nice that the real-life teaser screenings have re-started. The Showroom Cinema in Sheffield hosts the first one this year, and the Genesis Cinema in London will follow with a different screening later this month. Voice of Silence (소리도 없이, 2020) Director: HONG Eui-jeong Cast: YOO Ah-in, YU Jae-myeong, MOON Seung-a, CHO Ha-seok Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, […]

KCC June House Concert: Jongsun Woo (Piano) and Holly Brown (Soprano)

June’s House Concert is a feast of Robert Schumann lieder, combining selections from Waldszenen and Liederkreis: June House Concert Thursday 10 June 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856) Mondnacht, Liederkreis Op.39 Vogel als Prophet, Waldszenen Op. 82 Freundliche Landschaft, Waldszenen Op.82 Schöne Fremde, Liederkreis Op. 39 Auf einer […]

KCC May House Concert: Sunhye Shin (Piano)

I always like it when a Korean musician explores the byways of British 20th century music so I’m looking forward to the Frank Bridge this month. May House Concert Sunhye, Shin (Piano) Thursday 20 May 2021, 7 pm @ KCCUK YouTube Channel W.A Mozart (1756-1791) Sonata in C Major K.330: Allegro moderato | Andante cantabile […]

The 2021 K-music showcase

Usually at this time of year we have the pleasure of several Korean bands coming to England for festivals such as Brighton’s Great Escape and Liverpool’s Sound City, and often we get to see the bands as they pass through London. No such luck this year, but instead we have an online showcase over the […]

Traditional Korean Music Workshop series

The Korean Cultural Centre UK has announced a new Korean cultural course for spring/summer 2021. Musician and researcher Dr. Hyelim Kim will introduce various aspects of traditional Korean Music. This series of monthly talks will give you a chance to explore and gain an in-depth knowledge of traditional Korean music. Traditional Korean Music Workshop series […]

KCC April House Concert: Beethoven Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola

April’s programme features Beethoven’s 25-minute serenade Op 25: April House Concert Jisu Song (Viola) | Sungwon Cho (Flute) | Ha Young Woo (Violin) Thursday 29 April 2021 7pm | @ KCC YouTube channel Programme Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola op. 25 Entrata. Allegro Tempo ordinario d’un Menuetto Allegro moltto Andante con Variazioni Allegro […]

2021 K-Pop Lyrics and Album Art Contest

A chance for any UK-based K-Pop fan, songwriter, artist or any Korean culture enthusiast to showcase their creative talent and kick-start or advance their careers. The winner of the K-Pop Contest will debut as a lyricist or album art designer, with an official credit on online music platforms. Full details on the KCC website, with […]