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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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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 / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Kings Place welcomes you to an hour of transportive music with its resident quartet, Piatti. Come and unwind and get a taste of classical music and all its variety in this Soundbites series, with minimalist icon Philip Glass, and fellow American star composers, Caroline Shaw and John Adams.

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Black Lives In Music presents: Classically Black (Day Pass)

Classical / Black Lives In Music presents Classically Black

Buy a full Day Pass to ‘Classically Black’, a symposium one-day event exploring the cutting edge of classical music, presented by Black Lives In Music.

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New works by leading Black composers: Julian Joseph, Jason Yarde and Pete Letanka

Classical / Black Lives In Music presents Classically Black

A classically Black event featuring the music of Julian Joseph, Jason Yarde and Pete Letanka, with a unique opportunity for insight into these compositions by the composers themselves.

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The Sound of Classically Black: Ayanna Witter-Johnson & Friends

Contemporary / Black Lives In Music presents Classically Black

An evening of two parts, singer-songwriter, cellist and composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson displays her multi-genre approach to music. Showcasing works commissioned by Solem Quartet, the Philharmonia, London Symphony Orchestra and performed by members of BBC Symphony

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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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Frankie Archer

Folk / Future Folk: Contemporary Sounds from Traditional Roots

Kings Place welcomes Frankie Archer to Future Folk, an artist who has exploded onto the electrofolk scene with music that transcends stereotypes using a combination of manipulated samples, synths, drum tracks and earthy Northumbrian fiddle and voice to capture her audience.

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mui zyu

Contemporary at Kings Place

Bird On The Wire and Kings Place are proud to present the biggest headline show to date for Hong Kong British artist/producer mui zyu on the back of her sophomore album releasing this summer. In

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The Dark Matter Choir: Weekend Workshop and Performance

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

A unique opportunity to form Karine Polwart and Pippa Murphy’s 'The Dark Matter Choir', and take part in a weekend of workshops, as part of Karine’s Sing to the Dark Weekend as Artist in Residence at Kings Place.

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Heal and Harrow

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

Celebrated folk musicians Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl pay a humanising tribute to victims of the 16th and 17th Century Scottish Witch Trials, while also exploring historical beliefs in the supernatural and modern-day parallels in our society.

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Rachel Sermanni + Kim Carnie

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

As part of Karine Polwart’s Sing to the Dark Weekend, enjoy an intimate evening from two of the most exciting young Scottish voices, singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni, and Gaelic singer and composer Kim Carnie.

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Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy and special guests

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

Inspired by seasonal traditions, Scottish songwriter and storyteller, Karine Polwart, journeys into and out of darkness via some of the best-loved songs of her 25-year career, as well as new music, story and immersive sound, crafted in collaboration with sound designer and composer Pippa Murphy.

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Admiral Fallow

Folk / Scotland Unwrapped

Glasgow-based folk-indie group Admiral Fallow (Louis Abbott, Kevin Brolly, Phil Hague, Sarah Hayes and Joe Rattray) make their Kings Place debut as part of Scotland Unwrapped.

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Faraj Suleiman

Jazz / EFG London Jazz Festival

MARSM is proud to present leading Palestinian jazz pianist and composer Faraj Suleiman’s return to the EFG London Jazz Festival, on the back of his new album As Much As It Takes.

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Cryptic at 30 presents: Kathy Hinde, Konx-om-Pax & others 

Contemporary / Scotland Unwrapped

Cryptic continue their 30th birthday celebrations in November, presenting an eclectic evening of audiovisual work.

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Alexandra Stréliski

Contemporary at Kings Place

Bird on the Wire and Kings Place present Montreal-based pianist and composer Alexandra Stréliski's biggest London show to date.

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Jali Bakary Konteh

Folk / Future Folk: Contemporary Sounds from Traditional Roots

Kings Place’s Future Folk series welcomes Kora player Jali Bakary Konteh for the first time. The latest torchbearer for his family’s kora legacy on the world stage, like his father and grandfather before him, Jali Bakary brings his own personal touch and innovations to traditional songs with unique melodic and rhythmic arrangements.

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London Sinfonietta: Love Lines

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

Artistic Associates London Sinfonietta return to Kings Place, presenting an evening of music by Scottish Composers exploring the idea of love and our deepest human need for connection, with music from Judith Weir, Peter Maxwell Davies and James MacMillan.

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Colin Currie Quartet play Anna Meredith

Classical / Scotland Unwrapped

Scottish star percussionist Colin Currie brings a uniquely sparkling quartet programme featuring two world premieres, and three Scots composers.

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Queer Folk

Folk / Future Folk: Contemporary Sounds from Traditional Roots

George Sansome and Sophie Crawford are the founders of Queer Folk, an organisation that researches queer music and champions LGBTQIA+ musicians. Since finding a wealth of LGBTQIA+ folk music in the archives, they now perform these songs together accompanied by guitar, bouzouki, and accordion.

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