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Nicolas in the Underworld

Interview

Cellist Nicolas Altstaedt comes to Kings Place as both soloist in Haydn’s first concerto and collaborator in a new work…

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Light in the Darkness

Interview

Tansy Davies goes deeper than most composers dare to do and emerges with music of clarity and hope. Amanda Holloway…

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Interview with Ronald Brautigam

Interview

Ronald Brautigam is a leading fortepianist as well as a master of the modern piano. He says it’s not so…

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An Opera on the Sexual Revolution

Feature

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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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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Christian Ihle Hadland

Q&A

Acclaimed pianist Christian Ihle Hadland has established himself as a true craftsman of the piano. At this year’s London Piano…

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Federico Colli

Q&A

Federico Colli is a favourite pianist among British music lovers and was a 2018 recipient of the UK Critics’ Circle…

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London Podcast Festival 2019

Story

The 4th edition of the London Podcast Festival is now over. What a spectacular experience it was! Our thanks go…

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Swallowed by the Machine?

Feature

Renowned vocalist and composer Lore Lixenberg discusses her new project, Nancarrow Karaoke.

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Terri Lyne Carrington’s Classic Album: Nina Simone’s Black Gold

Feature

Terri Lyne Carrington discusses Nina Simone’s Black Gold.

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And the Band Played on

Feature

A unique, 50th-anniversary performance of Gavin Bryars’ The Sinking of the Titanic

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Screen Obsessions

Feature

Pianist Zubin Kanga discusses his upcoming recital, inspired by classic films, video games and 80s hip hop

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The Sinking of the Titanic, Fifty Years On

Feature

Gavin Bryars reveals the impetus behind composing the work and some of the most eventful performances as we approach the…

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Songlines Encounters Festival 2020

Feature

Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton introduces the special 10th anniversary edition of Songlines Encounters Festival. The first wave of events is…

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No Man’s Land – Sound Installation by Chris Watson

Feature

Our Artist in Residence for Nature Unwrapped, Chris Watson, has created a sound calendar of environments from the northern hemisphere.…

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Ears to the Ground

Feature

Chris Watson, sound recordist, artist and composer, is Artist in Residence for Nature Unwrapped; Pascal Wyse introduces him.

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  1. Cryptic – Artistic Associate

    Cryptic is a Glasgow based internationally-renowned producing art house, presenting today’s most imaginative, innovative artists whilst also nurturing the creative talent of tomorrow. We create memorable experiences that engage and inspire our audiences, ‘ravishing the senses’ with multi-media performances that fuse music, sonic and visual art. Founded by Cathie Boyd in 1994, the company thrives on artistic innovation and creative risk-taking, which has subsequently created an environment where artists have been encouraged to push artistic boundaries. Recognising the need for a regular, supportive platform for…

  2. Concert, Rehearsal & Studio Hire

    We aim to support musicians, artists and performers fulfil their creative vision. By offering a range of flexible spaces, in-house equipment and technical services, we can create the ideal environment specific to your artistic needs. All of our spaces, including both main auditoriums as well as the newly refurbished St. Pancras room are available for hire. We always look to take advantage of dates and times when the spaces aren’t being used for other purposes, in order to maximise opportunity…

  3. London Podcast Festival

    The Evening Standard calls Kings Place one of the number one places to see live podcast recordings: ‘The beauty of the London Podcast Festival is that it brings together many of the shows that don’t usually have live audiences; this is a chance to get involved in the conversations you’ve been listening to on the tube.’ 2018 saw the third edition of our London Podcast Festival featuring a mouth-watering line-up including Cariad Lloyd, Chris Gethard, Helen Zaltzman, Paul F Tompkins, Robin…

  4. Geoffrey Clarke: A Retrospective

    22 November – 13 January 2018 To coincide with the publication of Geoffrey Clarke’s catalogue raisonne by Judith LeGrove Pangolin London will present a major retrospective of this important Modern British sculptor. A pioneer of new materials in the Fifties especially in cast aluminium Clarke was one of the most publicly commissioned artists of the period with works installed the length and breadth of the country.

  5. William Crozier: Savagery beneath the Surface

    8 October – 15 December Piano Nobile is delighted to stage an exhibition of paintings by William Crozier. Presented in collaboration with a major retrospective of William Crozier’s entire career held by the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, the gallery will focus on Crozier’s early paintings from the 1950s and 1960s. Piano Nobile’s exhibition will show the full range of Crozier’s expressionistic prowess, distilling primitivism with the brutal rawness of modernity. [gallery order="DESC" ids="40703,40702,40701,40700,40551,40699,40698,40697,40696"]  

  6. Decade

    6 January – 24 February To celebrate its tenth year at Kings Place and to coincide with Time Unwrapped, Pangolin London will bring together highlights from the past ten years in a show called Decade. From miniature to monumental, and featuring a range of materials, the exhibition will not only examine the works that form the highlights but will also set them in a wider context, looking at how they were made and what happened to them after they left Kings…

  7. Out of Time

    6 January – May 2018 To mark Time Unwrapped, Piano Nobile presents two exhibitions which showcase the richness of the Ruth Borchard Collection and British self-portraiture in the 20th and 21st centuries. Bringing together visual and musical arts, the programme is curated by Professor Simon Shaw-Miller, Chair of History of Art at Bristol University and author of Eye hEar: The Visual in Music and Visible Deeds of Music: Art & Music from Wagner to Cage, and Dr Charlotte de Mille, author on art…

  8. A Cappella Festival Pass

    A Cappella Festival Pass - Access all festival headliners and much more. Just £195!For just £195, you will receive...Access to all festival headliners Access to all workshops in the All Things Vocal series Access to exclusive workshop with The Swingles open only to pass holders. Details below Exclusive meet & greet with The Swingles Bus between LSO St Luke’s and Kings Place on Friday 27 January Invitation to the festival after-party Free concert programmes Access to all LACFextra events and more...…

  9. Special Occasions

    Visit the Kings Place Events website for more information on Special Occasion Packages. With its stunning architecture, waterside location and exquisite food, Kings Place is the venue to bring a wow factor to a special day – the perfect modern backdrop for an urban wedding or Bar or Bat Mitzvah. The Battlebridge Room is fully licensed for wedding ceremonies and boasts floor to ceiling windows overlooking Regent’s Canal. The room also features an exclusive, private covered terrace, offering an ideal…

  10. ChamberStudio

    ChamberStudio provides year-round coaching and support for professional chamber musicians in the early stages of their careers. Our masterclasses are held in the studios and concert halls at Kings Place, our home and partner venue from the beginning. We run four different programmes: Mentorships Groups build a tailor-made set of masterclasses with a chosen mentor. The masterclasses at Kings Place are open and free to observers. Details are regularly updated at chamberstudio.org/calendar Visiting Professor Series We invite eminent chamber musicians…

  11. Alan Bearman Music – Artistic Associate

    Alan Bearman Music is a leading UK music agency, events and consultancy company representing some of the foremost artists on the folk, roots and acoustic music scene. Alan himself has over 40 years’ experience of programming events and festivals, including Sidmouth International Festival, Towersey Festival, Folk in the Fall at the Southbank Centre and the Ards International Guitar Festival. Formed in 2004, the ABM agency is also responsible for the artistic programming and marketing of Sidmouth FolkWeek. Alan Bearman Music…

  12. Privacy Policy

    Kings Place is committed to protecting your privacy. We will use the information that we collect about you in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003, and, from May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We respect your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal information as that term is defined in the Act (‘Information’). We comply with the principles of the Act and aim to maintain consistently high levels of best…

  13. London A Cappella Festival Pass

    For just £197, you will receive… Access to all festival headliners Access to all workshops in the Total Vocal series Exclusive meet & greet with The Swingles Access to exclusive workshop with The Swingles open only to pass holders (details below) Bus between Kings Place and LSO St Luke’s on Saturday 26th January Invitation to the festival after-party Free concert programmes Access to all LACFextra events and more… To book please call the Box Office on 020 7520 1490. There…

  14. Edition Records - Artistic Associate

    Founded in 2008 by Dave Stapleton, Edition Records is British Jazz Record Label with a European sensibility and global presence. Described by the Irish Times as ‘one of the more artistically credible independent labels to emerge in Europe’, Edition has developed a formidable reputation as one of the most forward thinking music businesses, bridging the gap between creativity and strategy. With a musician at the helm, organic artistic relationships have expanded the label’s roster, transcending borders and generations. New Music.…