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The Feinstein Ensemble: Vivaldi & Bach – Virtuoso Concertos

Friday, 29 May 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

The internationally acclaimed Feinstein Ensemble makes its debut at Kings Place with a concert of virtuoso concertos by Bach and Vivaldi.

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Bruce Molsky

Friday, 29 May 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

Bruce Molsky stands today as the premier old-time fiddler in the world, the defining virtuoso of Appalachia's timeless folk music traditions.

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TG Collective + The Mike Fletcher Trio

Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

The diverse instrumental 7-piece TG Collective bring together an intriguing mix of gypsy jazz, flamenco and contemporary classical influences. The Mike Fletcher Trio’s distinctive sound draws inspiration from the jazz tradition and combines with it a contemporary approach to improvisation...

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Keyboard Conversations® – Franz Schubert in the Age of the Sound Bite

Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 11:30am / Hall One

In our age of limited attention span and constant stimuli bombardment, Schubert's captivating music continues to affect and touch those who listen ever more deeply!

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English Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 7:30pm / Hall One

Verdi's lush String Quartet (arranged for string orchestra) and Arvo Pärt's ethereal Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten (1977) for strings and bell provide a perfect foil for the sprightly classicism of Mozart and Haydn. The English Chamber Orchestra is joined by dynamic flautist Ana de la Vega and acclaimed conductor Gianluca Marciano for this compelling programme of concert hall jewels.

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Film

Film: Mariza & the Story of Fado

Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 6:30pm / St Pancras Room

The perfect introduction to Portugal’s most distinctive music, interweaving a portrait of fado’s current star, Mariza, with the history of the music itself from its origins in 19th century Lisbon.

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Spoken Word

Poetry London: Summer Launch

Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 7:00pm / Hall Two

Poetry London is one of the UK’s leading national and international poetry magazines where acclaimed contemporary poets share pages with exciting new names. This event marks the launch of Poetry London’s summer issue and presents readings from distinguished poets featured in the magazine.

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FREE // Tango Line: Pre-concert Foyer performance

Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 7:20pm / Concert Level (-2)

Tango Line, the first UK-based ensemble to specialize in Turkish Tango music, revisits Turkey’s 1920’s and 30’s tango scene to create a sensual sound that blends Balkan and Latin, dance and classical: hot music accented with exotic spice, perfect for dancing and listening.

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Monsieur Doumani + Gisela João

Thursday, 4 June 2015 - 8:00pm / Hall One

The trio Monsieur Doumani play Cypriot music – their own and traditional tunes – with humour and panache. This show launches their new album Sikoses. Gisela João is the new fado singer that Portugal is raving about. Her debut recording was an album of the year in Portugal. Expect traditional fado at its very best.

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Film

Film: Sisters

Friday, 5 June 2015 - 6:20pm / St Pancras Room

Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat have become world-renowned singers despite intense restrictions on female musicians after the 1979 revolution in Iran. As they bravely preserve Persian musical traditions, this film tells their remarkable personal story.

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