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Venus Unwrapped

A new light on music by women.
Our award-winning Unwrapped series continues in 2019

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19 Events For 2019

Feature

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

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Taking Back Control

Interview

The free-thinking Anna Meredith loves the stage as much as the studio, as she tells Amanda Holloway ahead of her…

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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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Composing Herself Kathy Hinde

Interview

Bristol-based audio-visual artist Kathy Hinde makes a unique contribution to Venus Unwrapped & Luminate with Scattering Layer, (Sat 9 Feb, Hall…

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Trad. Reclaimed Playlist

Feature

Scottish singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Newton, curator of Trad. Reclaimed, puts together a playlist of artists featured in the…

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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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Nik Void and Ashley Paul

Interview

Experimental electronic artist and producer, Nik Void, and multi-instrumentalist/composer Ashley Paul, discuss their new collaboration appearing in Venus Unwrapped & Luminate.

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These are the voices that want to be heard

Feature

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: a manifesto

Feature

Lavinia Greenlaw

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Forging the future

Feature

Polly Bielecka, Director of Pangolin London, pays tribute to three formidable female sculptors featured as part of Venus Unwrapped this…

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‘You play pretty good… for a woman.’

Feature

Amy Sibley-Allen, Jazz Consultant to Kings Place, reflects on the untold story of women in jazz

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Finding my voice

Feature

Award-winning composer Kerry Andrew performs with Juice Ensemble and alt-folk band You Are Wolf. Her first novel Swansong (Jonathan Cape) appeared…

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Peggy Seeger Q&A

Q&A

Legendary folk singer, song writer and activist Peggy Seeger recalls her mother, composer Ruth Crawford Seeger, in a special event…

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Pavel Kolesnikov

Q&A

Rising Russian star Pavel Kolesnikov makes a keenly anticipated Kings Place recital debut with two signature composers, Couperin and Schumann,…

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Alexandra Dariescu

Q&A

World-class pianist Alexandra Dariescu brings her ground-breaking performance The Nutcracker and I to London Piano Festival, following its critically-acclaimed world premiere last…

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Soumik Datta

Q&A

Celebrated sarodist Soumik Datta returns to Kings Place in June as part of Songlines Encounters to explore the seasons and…

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Deborah Frances-White

Q&A

Deborah Frances-White hosts her live podcast, The Guilty Feminist, at Kings Place every month, and presents Global Pillage, the panel-show…

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Tempo Ticciati

Q&A

Hugo Ticciati is artist-in-residence for Time Unwrapped. Here he introduces his own curations and his fascination with the connection between…

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Howard Skempton

Q&A

Composer Howard Skempton’s 70th birthday is celebrated in a special concert this autumn. He reflects on a creative life that…

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A view from the bassline

Q&A

Award-winning cellist and director David Watkin brings his unique ‘continuo’ perspective to the exploration of Bach in three special events…

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