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Beethoven, Our Contemporary

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As part of Beethoven 250, the Brodsky Quartet pair a single late string quartet with a short work in each…

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19 Events For 2019

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Our 2019 artistic programme started last week with a spectacular performance from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, launching…

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Venus Unwrapped Interviews

Interview

As our year-round celebration of women composers continues, we’ve been interviewing some of the stars of the Venus Unwrapped series.…

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Mind the Gaps!

How five choirs coming to Kings Place are putting women’s contributions to choral music back on the map. By Amanda Holloway.

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20 shows for 2020

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Our Nature Unwrapped 2020 programme opened last week with a spectacular series of events and performances from Theatre of Voices, Brian Cox,…

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Sumida River in Sign Language

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Now in its third edition, the bi-annual Noh Reimagined festival returns as part of Kings Place’s Nature Unwrapped series in…

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Howard Skempton at 70 – A Kings Place Podcast

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The contemporary composer, teacher, pianist, accordionist and music publisher Howard Skempton celebrates his 70th birthday at Kings Place this October.…

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Illuminate the Underground

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Luminate is the new contemporary music series, opening this autumn in Hall Two. Tim Rutherford-Johnson celebrates the irrelevance of categories…

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Noh and the Natural World

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As Noh Reimagined returns to Kings Place in June 2020, curator Akiko Yanagisawa reflects on the centrality of nature to…

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An Opera on the Sexual Revolution

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Composer Alex Mills reflects on his thought-provoking chamber opera Dear Marie Stopes which premiered at the Wellcome Collection in 2018.

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The Music that Made Me

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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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These are the voices that want to be heard

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Isobel Colchester is Chief Executive of Poet in the City, Artistic Associate at Kings Place, which promotes live poetry events…

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Venus Unwrapped

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Venus Unwrapped throws a spotlight on the creative fire power of female composers, from Hildegarde of Bingen to Helen Grime,…

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A Winter Welcome

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You’ll find the lights blazing and the music playing for Christmas at Kings Place

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A Fine Balance

Interview

Miyoko Shida Rigolo is the Japanese dancer joining Hugo Ticciati to perform the extraordinary Sanddorn balance act.

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Venus Unwrapped 2019 – Official Trailer

Videos

In 2019 Kings Place’s award-winning flagship series focuses on the creative firepower of women composers: Venus Unwrapped.

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Time & Tradition – A Kings Place Podcast

Podcasts

We chat to Alan Bearman Music, artistic associate of Kings Place, to gain an insight into the aims of the…

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A Nearer Future

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Sonica Festival returns to Kings Place in April with a radical menu. Colm McAuliffe was up in Glasgow to preview…

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Your A-Z Guide to Time Unwrapped

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The tenth edition of our year-long series celebrates music as a temporal art in myriad ways. With just over a week left…

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Savagery beneath the Surface

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September sees the opening of a new show of William Crozier’s early paintings at Piano Nobile. Julia Fischel celebrates the…

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Spiralling Back

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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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Cello Unwrapped

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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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Brodsky Quartet: Rush-Hour Lates Series – Review of the Opening Concert

Reviews

Our young journalist, Hannah Dienes-Williams, reviews the opening concert in the Brodsky Quartet’s brand-new Rush-Hour Lates series which consists of…

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