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ChamberStudio Masterclasses at Kings Place (no Masterclass 2 Nov)

Sunday, 12 October 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 2:30pm Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 2:30pm /

ChamberStudio provides year-round coaching and support for young professional chamber musicians in the fragile early stages of their careers. Weekly Masterclasses given by some of the world's finest chamber music players and teachers are open to observers.

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Music

Ami Koita + Mosi Conde

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 7:30pm / Hall One

Ami Koita is the most famous female mandinka singer of Mali. Born into a Jali family in which music was an accepted form of expression, she combines traditional instruments with modern ones, like synthesizers.

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Comedy

Storytellers' Club presents... Scarytellers' Club

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

This Hallowe'en, a darkened corner of Kings Place plays host to a swathe of award-winning comedians telling hilarious and terrifying ghost stories. There will be prizes for the best and most ambitious audience costumes.

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Music

Amira Kheir + Amadou Diagne

Friday, 31 October 2014 - 7:30pm / Hall One

Hailed as the 'Diva of the Sudanese desert', Sudanese-Italian singer Amira Kheir has been enchanting audiences around the world with a sound inspired by traditional music from her homeland and anchored in experimental Jazz and Soul.

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Music

Carmen Souza + Maiuko

Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 7:30pm / Hall One

Tonight is the official UK launch of Carmen Souza's new live album Live at Lagny Jazz Festival, showcasing original material composed with her long-time collaborator Theo Pascal plus unique versions of songs like Sodade, Song for My Father, My Favorite Things and Sous le ciel de Paris.

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Music

Ant Law Quintet

Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

Ant Law was a scholar at both Edinburgh University and Berklee College of Music until moving to London in 2008. A pioneer of the 'perfect fourths' tuning system for the guitar, Ant is a highly enticing presence within the country's young jazz movement.

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Music

Chopin: The Great Piano Works – Mazurkas, Scherzo No. 4 & Ballade No. 4

Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 11:30am / Hall One

With the exception of the Mazurkas, all works in the programme belong to Chopin's last creative period and they are some of the greatest works written for the piano by any composer.

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Music

LCMS – Gould Piano Trio

Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 6:30pm / Hall One

The famous Gould Trio open their concert with Beethoven's playful Kakadu Variations. The London premiere of a new trio by the Scottish composer James Macmillan follows, and their programme is completed with the first of Robert Schumann's three highly expressive and passionate piano trios.

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Spoken Word

Motion Blur: A Night of Talks at the Intersection of Cycling and Photography

Monday, 3 November 2014 - 7:00pm / Hall One

Join us for an evening of illustrated stories and compelling examples of where the worlds of cycling and photography collide.

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Music

New Dots: Interference Patterns

Monday, 3 November 2014 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

New Dots presents the world premieres of four audio-visual collaborations, combining film and live music performed by the acclaimed Ensemble Matisse. Created by four pairs of composers and film-makers, this specially commissioned program is a bold exploration of the creative interplay between music and film.

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