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Address90 York Way
London
N1 9AG
United Kingdom
ContainsConcert Bar / Foyer
Hall One
Hall Two
Limehouse Room
St Pancras Room
Google maps51° 32' 4.736" N 0° 7' 19.697" W
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LondonLCMS – Gemma Rosefield (cello) & Katya Apekisheva (piano)

LCMS – Gemma Rosefield (cello) & Katya Apekisheva (piano)
Martinů, Shostakovich, Dvořák, Rachmaninov
Gemma Rosefield; Katya Apekisheva

LondonOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Seeing Life in a New Light

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Seeing Life in a New Light
Bach: Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde - Cantata, BWV83
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Steven Devine; Ciara Hendrick; James Way; James Newby

LondonProphecy: Scottish Ensemble with Karen Cargill and Matthew Truscott

© Peter Dibdin Photography
Stravinsky, Haydn, Purcell, Berlioz
Matthew Truscott; Karen Cargill; Scottish Ensemble

LondonLCMS – Albion Quartet

© Gullick
Fribbins, Haydn, Suk, Dvořák
Albion Quartet

LondonTime-Line – Thomas Gould

© Aga Tomaszek
van der Aa, Muhly, Gordon, Bowden, Reich
Thomas Gould; Jamie Campbell; Max Baillie; Oliver Coates

LondonOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Bach and Handel – Great Balls of Fire

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Bach and Handel – Great Balls of Fire
Bach, Handel
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
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Sunlight, sinews and mischief from the Aurora

Shai Wosner © Jamie Jung
The Aurora Orchestra's principals and pianist Shai Wosner present a programme of chamber works that balance light and dark hues.
***11
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Six singers in a chord: Stockhausen’s Stimmung at Kings Place

Theatre of Voices © Lars Bjarnø
A rare performance of Stockhausen’s Stimmung, a key work in the development of contemporary vocal music, proves it still has resonance 50 years on from its première.
****1
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Decisive, committed and compelling Reich

The Colin Currie Group © Chris Gloag
The Colin Currie Group offer an involving and scintillating experience of one of America’s great composers as part of the Time Unwrapped series at Kings Place. 
****1
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Top notch musicianship from the Schubert Ensemble

Schubert Ensemble © John Clark
Top notch musicianship from the Schubert Ensemble in their final appearance at King’s Place. 
*****
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Mini-Mahler: a reduced but upscale Das Lied von der Erde at Kings Place

Dame Sarah Connolly © Jan Capinski
Das Lied von der Erde may have been down-sized but it lost none of its stature in the Aurora Orchestra’s performance of a chamber arrangement of Mahler’s great song-symphony.
*****
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Impressive line-up at the London Piano Festival

Danny Driver and Melvyn Tan © ICA Media
Still only in its second year, the London Piano Festival has already established itself as a major player in the capital’s music scene.
*****
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LONDON PIANO FESTIVAL AT KINGS PLACE

Q&A: Lisa Smirnova

© Lisa Smirnova
Austrian-Russian pianist Lisa Smirnova features in the London Piano Festival at Kings Place this October. We caught up with her for a quick Q&A.
OUR PREVIEW TO THE 16-17 SEASON

A human voice: the Cello Unwrapped

Mstislav Rostropovich in 1959 © Mikhail Ozerskiy
The warmth and human-like quality to the cello’s timbre features strongly as King’s Place turns the spotlight on this most soulful of instruments.