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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]

KCC September House Concert: song recital

This programme compares side-by-side a selection of pieces from two of the great works by Robert Schumann: Liederkreis Op.39 and Waldszenen Op. 82. Written eight years apart in 1940 and 1948 respectively, the two pieces capture the essence of the Romantic landscape, both physical and emotional. The mix of sublimity, strangeness, foreboding, melancholy, and sheer … [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 April House Concert: Regency String Quartet

The Regency String Quartet Mabelle Young-Eun Park, violin Hermes Jungho Byun, violin Jamie Howe, viola Ellen Baumring-Gledhill, cello Programme Beethoven String Quartet No.4 in C minor, Op. 18 I. Allegro ma non tanto II. Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto III. Menuetto allegretto IV. Allegro Intermission Mendelssohn String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op. 80 I. Allegro … [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]