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Maxwell Quartet: Worksongs

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

The Maxwell Quartet make their Kings Place debut as part of the venue’s Scotland Unwrapped series, presenting ‘Worksongs’,  a project exploring the traditional music of their homeland of Scotland alongside works from the classical canon.

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Trio Goya

Classical / London Chamber Music Society

The famous Trio Goya brings period performance insights to favourite classical works, with a beautiful early-nineteenth century replica fortepiano, and string players performing on gut strings and with old bows.

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EXAUDI

Classical / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

This concert, curated by composer Oliver Leith, draws inspiration from a grainy film of the Deller Consort singing English madrigals around a dining table; seemingly without audience; pure joy.

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Xuefei Yang and Johannes Moser

Classical / Master Series

Celebrated guitarist Xuefei Yang joins cellist Johannes Moser ‘one of the finest among the astonishing gallery of young virtuoso cellists’ (Gramophone) for Kings Place’s Master Series, in an intricate sequence of dance and song-based gems.

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Jonathan Ferrucci plays The Goldberg Variations

Classical at Kings Place

Join pianist and Bach enthusiast Jonathan Ferrucci for the timeless journey of the Goldberg Variations, as he presents them on the Kings Place stage after his recent recording.

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The Yehudi Menuhin School: Music of the Elements

Classical / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Join the brightest talents of a generation on a journey through nature in an evening of breathtaking beauty, featuring Max Richter’s Four Seasons Recomposed. Explore a world of music inspired by the forces of nature.

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ORA Singers: 1603 The Union of Crowns

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

The elite ORA Singers make their Kings Place debut with a programme celebrating the union between Scotland and England in 1603.

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Guitar in London: Better Call Duo and Arie Dakesian

Classical at Kings Place

The afternoon concert series ‘Guitar in London’ was established by the International Guitar Foundation (IGF) to present young talent from their Young Artist Platform (YAP) as well as more established artists from around the world.

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Bach, the Universe and Everything: To Infinity and Beyond

Classical / Bach, the Universe & Everything

Bach’s glorious and virtuosic Bringet dem Herrn Ehre seines Namens BWV 148, is a call for kindness and generosity. Astronomer, writer and stargazer Stuart Clark will survey the future of our relationship with space and where it might take us.

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Amici della Musica

Classical / London Chamber Music Society

A piano quartet formed of four celebrated soloists – Piers Lane (piano), Philippe Graffin (violin), Elizabeth Wallfisch (viola), Raphael Wallfisch (cello) – in a programme of German and Czech masterworks.

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Piatti Quartet: Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2

Classical / Rush Hour Lates

In the third edition of our hugely popular hour-long series, we welcome our new Resident Quartet, the Piatti, to perform Dvorak’s last three quartets and his piano quintet, lovingly set up with musical preludes.

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Rachel Podger & Brecon Baroque

Classical / Artist in Focus 23/24: Rachel Podger

Rachel Podger and Brecon Baroque open Bach Weekend with a journey of spiritual transformation for Eastertide, featuring a cast of leading singers.

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Articles

Caught in the Act of Creation

Interview

Nothing can capture the excitement of an artist in full flight. Sebastian Scotney talks to three masters of improvisation: classical…

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Classical Season 2023/24

News

We’re excited to present our 2023/24 classical season featuring a varied programme with internationally acclaimed artists and inspiring new talent.

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Fifty Shades of Blue

Interview

Thomas Gould is no ordinary violinist: he’s a concerto soloist, orchestral leader, swing-band player and jazz improviser. This season he…

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The Music that Made Me

Feature

American composer and co-founder of the innovative ensemble Bang on a Can Julia Wolfe shares her key musical influences with Helen…

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The courage of creativity over conflict

Feature

Kevin Le Gendre traces the story of black music in London from the Roman army to Tomorrow’s Warriors.

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Meditation into Music by Christina McMaster

Ahead of her World Meditation Day Concert on Sun 23 May, pianist Christina McMaster shares her journey into a deeper…

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Noh, an Art of Contrasts

Feature

Diego Pellecchia, Associate Professor at Kyoto Sangyō University, introduces one of the oldest extant theatrical forms in the world.

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2023 in 10 events, introduced by Rosie Chapman

Feature

We asked Head of Artistic Planning Rosie Chapman to introduce 10 Kings Place events she will not be missing this year……

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15 Recommended Events

Feature

Top Tips from the Kings Place Programme team

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Brave new aura

Story

Winning BBC Young Musician 2016 propelled young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason into the public eye – a record contract and TV…

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Cello Unwrapped

Feature

The ninth edition of our now award-winning Unwrapped series features more than 30 great cellists, from legendary masters Christophe Coin, Pieter Wispelwey,…

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You Old Romantic

Feature

Alban Gerhardt

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A New Order

Feature

From 1900 to 1930, Einstein’s theories of relativity and those of quanta and quantum mechanics transformed the understanding of the…

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Spiralling Back

Feature

Composer Nico Muhly doesn’t buy the idea of a straight-line progression in music history, finding his creative kindling in distant…

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Top Tips for Time

Feature

We find out what the artists and presenters of Time Unwrapped would choose to go and hear themselves.

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Meet the young Cello Unwrapped champion

Interview

Fifteen-year-old cellist Willard Carter was Cello Unwrapped’s most devoted audience member. The Purcell School student missed only a handful of…

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  1. Ticketing Information

    Box Office Our box office is open Monday to Friday between 1.30pm - 5pm and in the two hours prior to the first performance of the day.  Should you have any access enquiries, please call us during opening hours on 020 7520 1440 or e-mail us at info@kingsplace.co.uk to discuss your preferences and requirements. Payments We are a cashless venue, and can no longer accept cash payments for bookings. Booking Fees A booking fee of 10% will be applied at…

  2. Acoustic Design

    Kings Place – the story behind the sound Background Kings Place is the first modern purpose built recital hall to be built in London. With limited precedent in the UK, Arup went with the client, Parabola Land Limited, and architect, Dixon Jones, to Japan, where a number of small halls have been built in the last 20 years. This helped to consolidate what the team wanted from the new venue - a space with excellent acoustics for a wide range of…

  3. Piatti Quartet – Resident Quartet

    The Piatti Quartet will become Kings Place’s new Resident Quartet from the start of the 2023/24 season. Renowned for their ‘profound music making’ (The Strad) and ‘lyrical warmth’ (BBC Music Magazine), the quartet is known for its diverse programming, passionate interpretations and deep creative relationships with contemporary composers, including Mark-Anthony Turnage, Emily Howard, Joseph Phibbs, Anna Meredith, Charlotte Harding and Gavin Higgins. Laureates of the 2015 Wigmore Hall International Quartet Competition, the quartet has produced a string of critically-acclaimed recordings…

  4. London Sinfonietta – Artistic Associate

    The London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s leading contemporary classical ensembles, with a core of 18 Principal Players. Its mission is to place the best new music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent. Founded in 1968, the London Sinfonietta celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, and with it, a rich musical history that has seen it commission over…

  5. London Chamber Music Society

    The London Chamber Music Society boasts a proud history of Victorian music making in London and with the regular Sunday Concerts that developed at South Place and then the Conway Hall from the 1920s. The LCMS continues that rich legacy at Kings Place, its home from 2008, with London Chamber Music Sundays- a diverse annual season of high-quality classical chamber music, ranging from duos and trios to chamber orchestras, coming from the UK, Europe and beyond. Many of Britain’s most celebrated ensembles have…

  6. Case Study: Aurora Orchestra Education Projects

    In collaboration with our resident Aurora Orchestra, Kings Place presents imaginative, immersive events for local primary-school children, and children with special needs, in Camden and Islington. Multi-sensory storytelling concerts, Far, Far Away, introduce the very young to classical music. Immersed workshops are built around Aurora’s unique memorised performances, where musicians perform without sheet music, stands or chairs. Children have the rare chance to experience music in the midst of the orchestra – up close to the musicians and instruments. In…

  7. Pre-Concert Meal FAQs

    For those who’d like to dine before the concert, you can now book a Pre-Concert Meal in Rotunda at the point of booking your concert tickets*. The Rotunda is the restaurant & bar on the ground floor, with stunning views of Regent’s Canal, serving quality produce from independent suppliers.  The Pre-Concert Meal will offer a discounted price exclusively to Kings Place concert-goers. Please ensure you leave at least 90 minutes to enjoy your meal, before going downstairs and taking your…

  8. Pre-Concert Meal FAQs

    For those who’d like to dine before the concert, you can now book a Pre-Concert Meal in Rotunda at the point of booking your concert tickets*. The Rotunda is the restaurant & bar on the ground floor, with stunning views of Regent’s Canal, serving quality produce from independent suppliers.  The Pre-Concert Meal will offer a discounted price exclusively to Kings Place concert-goers. Please ensure you leave at least 90 minutes to enjoy your meal, before going downstairs and taking your…

  9. Marsm – Artistic Associate

    Marsm’s mission is to amplify the vibrant musical cultures of the Arabic-speaking world. Its enriching programme of live concerts, cultural events, tours, screenings, comedy nights and discussions provides a unique platform for artists from South-West Asia and North Africa (SWANA) and their diasporas. Marsm challenges the mainstream representation of artists from the region through a varied programme, ranging from Lebanese and Palestinian jazz through to North African folklore, classical Syrian Sufi, contemporary Egyptian rock and experimental electronic firebrands. Marsm has…