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Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Contemporary / Culture Clinic

Have you missed the tingle of a live performance? Experience bespoke one-to-one performances by leading musicians in a safe environment. Individuals or groups of up to six people can share their personal lockdown story or mood with one of the guest artists who will prescribe a piece of music or a literary response.

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Rakhi and Simmy Singh

Contemporary / Culture Clinic

We invite you to step over the Kings Place threshold to experience a bespoke performance with violinists Rakhi and Simmy Singh. Have you missed the tingle of a live performance? Experience bespoke one-to-one performances by leading musicians

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Abel Selaocoe

Contemporary at Kings Place

Charismatic South African cellist, composer and vocalist Abel Selaocoe, shares music from his new album in this special opening weekend recital.

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Abel Selaocoe - Online Event

Contemporary / Online Events

Charismatic South African cellist, composer and vocalist Abel Selaocoe, shares music from his new album in this special opening weekend recital.

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Natural Order

Contemporary / Nature Unwrapped

Natural Order is an immersive new work by composer, Ben Corrigan. Featuring a new, co-written text in collaboration with award winning vocalist, Lauren Kinsella that she will perform live alongside new music pioneers the London Contemporary Orchestra.

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Sam Amidon - Online Event

Folk / Online Events

Sam Amidon is a singer-fiddler-banjoist-guitarist originally hailing from Vermont, US. He has released six solo albums on the Nonesuch and Bedroom Community labels, most recently 2017’s The Following Mountain.

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Sam Amidon

Folk at Kings Place

Sam Amidon is a singer-fiddler-banjoist-guitarist originally hailing from Vermont, US, and has performed with musicians such as Bon Iver, Emmylou Harris, Tune-Yards, Pekka Kuusisto, and Beth Orton.

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Eliza McCarthy

Contemporary / ‘Under 14s’ / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Leading contemporary pianist, Eliza McCarthy, plunges into the natural world in this beguiling sequence of works for piano, analogue, amplified and prepared.

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The Breath

Folk at Kings Place

Winner of Folk Singer of the Year 2019 at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards (Ríoghnach Connolly) Ríoghnach Connolly and Stuart McCallum are the creative heart of The Breath. Ríoghnach - singer, lyricist and flautist

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London Sinfonietta - more, more, more

Contemporary / Nature Unwrapped

Commissioned as part of a unique project in London Sinfonietta’s 50th Anniversary Season, Matthew Herbert’s more, more, more is his response to photographer Andreas Gursky’s photograph of a landfill site in Chimalhuacán, Mexico City. Herbert’s music comments

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NYX + Christina Vantzou

Contemporary / Nature Unwrapped

NYX; electronic drone choir, and composer Christina Vantzou present a new, breathing symphony for electronics and the voice inspired by symbiosis in the natural world. 

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Typewritten

Jazz at Kings Place

Breaking from the high octane, distorted sounds of his bands Three Trapped Tigers, Strobes and Goldie’s live band, composer Matt Calvert showcases his entirely acoustic album Typewritten with a 9-piece ensemble.

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Usher’s Island

Folk / ‘Under 14s’ / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Usher’s Island sees the coming together of five of the most acclaimed and influential names in Irish Traditional music – Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Michael McGoldrick and John Doyle

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Bing & Ruth

Contemporary at Kings Place

Bing & Ruth, the project steered by composer David Moore, will be joined by an ensemble of players as they perform pieces from a their new album. On new music and the upcoming shows Moore

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The Lock-In: Mahler and the Superheroes

Classical / Aurora Orchestra

Channel your special superpower and soar to dizzying heights in this playful reimagining of a children’s concert for grown-ups turns fancy-dress party.

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12 ensemble – Max Richter: Four Seasons Recomposed

Classical / Nature Unwrapped

The critically-acclaimed 12 ensemble return to Kings Place with a specially curated programme of works by Max Richter.

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GBSR Duo

Contemporary / Luminate

In an age when technology seems to intrude on the inviolate core of our personalities, radical piano-percussion duo GBSR take a look at human identities and histories interacting with and sometimes obliterated by technology. From Joanna Bailie's melancholic Roll Call, creating

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The Hermes Experiment

Contemporary at Kings Place

After six years and over sixty commissions, The Hermes Experiment celebrates its unique contribution to the new music scenes with their debut album Here We Are. With their unique line-up of harp,

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London Bulgarian Choir

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

The clashing otherworldly harmonies of Bulgarian singing are one of the musical glories of Europe. In this special performance, the London Bulgarian Choir presents songs from their latest album Songs of Forbidden Love.

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Electric Jalaba

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

A deep psychedelic, groove-heavy meeting between Moroccan Gnawa master Simo Lagnawi, Italian/English drummer Dave De Rose and four musical brothers from Dorset.

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Kayhan Kalhor & Kiya Tabassian

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

A virtuoso of the Persian spiked fiddle called the kamancheh, Kayhan Kalhor is a three-time Grammy nominee widely considered to be the greatest living ambassador of Persian music.

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San Salvador (London Premiere)

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

From France’s Massif Central region come San Salvador, a six-strong group based around voices and percussion. Their compositions use the Occitan language as a rhythmic instrument.

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VOŁOSI (London Premiere)

Contemporary / Songlines Encounters Festival

The five-strong string band VOŁOSI are one of the undiscovered treasures of Polish traditional music. Combining two classical and three folk musicians, they create a distinctive sound with a dramatic stage presence.

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Joan Shelley

Folk / Nature Unwrapped

Joan Shelley is a songwriter and singer who lives near Louisville, Kentucky not far from where she grew up. Like the River Loves the Sea is her fifth album.

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