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Kiiōtō

Contemporary at Kings Place

Kings Place is proud to present the live performance of the debut album As Dust We Rise by Kiiōtō, the new collaborative project from pianist/songwriter Rohan Heath & Mercury nominated singer/songwriter Lou Rhodes (of Lamb) with support of critically acclaimed songwriter/guitarist Emma Tricca.

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Asmâa Hamzaoui & Bnat Timbouktou

Contemporary / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Songlines Encounters Festival welcomes Asmaa Hamzaoui, the foremost female ambassador of Gnawa music. With her group Bnat Timbouktou, she delivers a contagious brand of evangelistic desert blues.

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Mànran

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

Multi award-winning Scottish supergroup Mànran have been at the heart of the Scottish traditional music scene for over a decade. They return to Kings Place as part of Scotland Unwrapped after their sell-out debut in 2020. Support comes from singer songwriter Ainsley Hamill.

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Dish

Comedy / London Podcast Festival

For one night only Dish from Waitrose, the chart-topping podcast hosted by broadcaster Nick Grimshaw and Michelin star chef Angela Hartnett, takes to the stage for its very first live show.

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Danielle de Niese and Matthew Fletcher

Classical / Master Series

Award-winning Australian soprano Danielle de Niese makes her Kings Place debut in Master Series, with pianist Matthew Fletcher. Join them for some treasured vocal repertoire, from classical and opera gems, to Broadway musical favourites, with a few standards from Hollywood’s Golden Age in between.

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OneTrackMinds

Words / OneTrackMinds

Celebrate the power of music with OneTrackMinds, a cross between Desert Island Discs, TED Talks and The Moth that sees a selection of storytellers share one song that changed them forever.

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Nur: Aidan O’Rourke with Brighde Chaimbeul, Bashir Saade, Graeme Stephen and Rachel Sermanni

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

A project brought together by Guest Curator Aidan O’Rourke, celebrating the grit, calibre and charisma of Edinburgh’s grassroots music-making, featuring Brighde Chaimbeul, Bashir Saade, Graeme Stephen and Rachel Sermanni.

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Rodrigo Amarante

Contemporary at Kings Place

Kings Place and Bird On The Wire are proud to present Brazilian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rodrigo Amarante to Hall One for a very special London performance, his first in over two years.

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Nils Økland & Sigbjørn Apeland

Contemporary at Kings Place

As music partners of thirty years, fiddle player Nils Økland and keyboardist Sigbjørn Apeland have long explored the interface of Norwegian traditional music and improvisation. They transport us to majestic Western Norway for their Kings Place debut, with evocative music from their latest album, ‘Glimmer’.

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Aurora Orchestra with Donald Grant

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

As the days shorten and the year’s end draws nearer, journey with Aurora Orchestra and Donald Grant to the Scottish islands, where the winter nights are long and isolating.

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Lost Map Records: Pictish Trail + Afterlands

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Kings Place and Eat Your Own Ears are proud to present a very special label night for Scottish imprint Lost Map Records, featuring a headline set from label boss Johnny Lynch’s psychedelic outfit Pictish Trail, and support from new collaborative duo Afterlands (featuring members of The Phantom Band and Strike The Colours).

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Louise McMonagle: Ancient Modernity

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Scottish cellist Louise McMonagle (Riot Ensemble) presents Scottish composers from Anna Meredith to John Maxwell Geddes, plus works for cello and electronics spatialised in soundscape.

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Ali Smith & Jackie Kay

Words / Scotland Unwrapped

Author Ali Smith and former Makar Jackie Kay discuss the soundtrack to their lives – a shared passion for a wide range of music from Celtic folk to jazz, from blues to Bach, musicals to Mozart.

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Mark van de Wiel and the Brodsky Quartet play Mozart and Phibbs

Classical / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Acclaimed clarinettist Mark van de Wiel joins the renowned Brodsky Quartet to present Mozart’s sublime Clarinet Quintet at Kings Place, alongside two world premieres by Joseph Phibbs: the Clarinet Quintet and ‘Trip' for solo clarinet.

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Songs We Carry: Saied Silbak & Ana Silvera

Contemporary at Kings Place

Acclaimed singer and multi-instrumentalist Ana Silvera and Palestinian composer, Oud virtuoso and singer Saied Silbak join creative forces in their debut EP ‘Songs We Carry’, a new collaboration exploring the common ground between their heritages - the emotive, melancholy of Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) music and the rich Maqams and intricate melodies of Arabic song.

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Opening Night: A Mozart Gala

Classical / London Piano Festival

The London Piano Festival opening night at Kings Place brings a special celebration of Mozart’s finest early piano concerti.

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Sam Carter

Folk / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Sam Carter, a Midlands-born guitarist and songwriter who has earned a reputation for vivid, heartfelt songwriting and captivating live performances, makes a welcome return to Kings Place.

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Fauré 100: Fin de siècle

Classical / London Piano Festival

We celebrate 100 years since the death of French composer Gabriel Fauré, as we evoke the intimate setting of a 19th century Parisian salon where piano music always played a central role. We hear a selection of Fauré favourites alongside his contemporaries Mel Bonis & Cecile Chaminade.

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Armstrong meets Wollny

Classical / London Piano Festival

Two world-class pianists come together for a very special collaboration at London Piano Festival: Kit Armstrong and Michael Wollny.

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Piatti Quartet: Glass and Company

Classical / Soundbites

Minimalist pioneer Philip Glass begins our 60-minute journey of meditative to rhythmically stimulating and thrilling music by living composers. Hear a London premiere by American composer Joseph Phibbs, World premiere arrangements of songs by Grace Evangeline and Lucy Walker, as well as the celebrated American composers Caroline Shaw and John Adams.

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The Young’Uns: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

Folk / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, presented by folk trio The Young’Uns, is the true story of one man's journey from unemployment, through the Hunger Marches of the 1930s, the mass trespass movement and the Battle of Cable Street, to fighting fascism in the Spanish Civil War. A touching and often hilarious musical adventure, its themes of war, poverty and displacement have a powerful resonance almost a hundred years on. 

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The Marian Consort

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

The award-winning voices of The Marian Consort present a programme of sumptuous Renaissance polyphony from some of Scotland’s few surviving sixteenth-century manuscripts.

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Àrainn: Electroacoustic music from Scotland 

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Àrainn means ‘sound’ in Scots Gaelic, and this promises a captivating evening of spatialised performances of electroacoustic music, sound art and visuals from/of Scotland.

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Ensemble Hesperi

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

Relive a musical evening in 18th century Edinburgh with the dazzling young Ensemble Hesperi and soprano Harriet Burns, where fashions combined the best of the Italian Baroque with the soaring melodies and dance rhythms of traditional Scottish music.

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