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Guide to Kings Place

Kings Place is a young, independently-funded arts and conference venue in the heart of Kings Cross, whose programme is as diverse, engaging and innovative as the city we live in. At Kings Place, we aim to explore an idea from multiple perspectives, through a diverse offering of music, spoken word, festivals comedy and visual art.

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LondonRachel Podger and Brecon Baroque – Maria, dolce Maria

© Theresa Pawel
Caccini, Leonarda, Handel, Jacquet de la Guerre
Brecon Baroque; Rachel Podger; Ciara Hendrick; Alison McGillivray

LondonOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Cosmic Dawn

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment – Cosmic Dawn
Bach: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern - Cantata, BWV1
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Rowan Pierce; Nick Pritchard; Dingle Yandell

LondonConsone Quartet with Gillian Keith

Consone Quartet with Gillian Keith
Schubert, Mendelssohn
Consone Quartet; Gillian Keith

LondonJoanna MacGregor – Soul of a Woman

Joanna MacGregor – Soul of a Woman
Beethoven, Alberga, Simone, Ginastera, Gubaidulina
Joanna MacGregor, Piano
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Venus and the Violin: Tamsin Waley-Cohen

Tamsin Waley-Cohen © Ben Russell
Unjustly neglected works by Boulanger, Beach, and Clarke shine despite frustratingly inconsistent playing. 
**111
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Venus Unwrapped kicks off on an uneven playing field

Mary Bevan © Viktor Erik Emanuel
It was unfair to pair the exquisite madrigals and songs of Barbara Strozzi with a weighty piece by Monteverdi.
***11
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Happy New Year from Aurora and friends

Nicholas Collon and Nico Muhly © Viktor Sugeng
An adventurous and unusual end to Kings Place's Time Unwrapped series and some striking collaborations with Aurora Orchestra.

Heady Mozart and Strauss for dessert

Imogen Cooper © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Imogen Cooper shone in Aurora's serious and fulsome performances of Mozart.
****1
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Hugo Ticciati, artist in residence for Time Unwrapped © Marco Borggreve

Time Unwrapped at Kings Place

Ahead of the innovative Time Unwrapped season at Kings Place, we look at some of the highlights. 
Q&A
© Lisa Smirnova

Q&A: 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.
Fact file
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