Kings Place

Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
  • Box office 020 7520 1490
  • General enquiries 020 7520 1440
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  • Website www.kingsplace.co.uk
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Kings Place

Music and visual arts venue, home to the London Sinfonietta and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Also home to The Guardian.

The building is located 150 metres from King’s Cross/St Pancras train stations.

Events at this venue

There are 44 events at this location

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Albion Quartet

The group performs Peter Fribbins's String Quartet No 2 After Cromer, Haydn's String Quartet No 3 In C, Emperor, Suk's Meditation On The Old Czech Chorale 'St Wenceslas' and Dvorak's String Quartet No 12 In F, American.

Sun 25 Feb

£9.50–£29.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

Musical double act Phil and Aly bring together a feast of musical talent and witty banter.

Thu 22 Mar

£19.50 / 020 7520 1490

Andy Cutting

Andy Cutting is a rarity. A musician's musician (BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner Best Musician 2008, 2011 & 2016): a soulful and technically outstanding melodeon practitioner with an ear for a fine tune. There are few melodeon players who put so much feeling into their playing, whether it is a set of dance tunes, or…

Wed 6 Jun

£13.50 / 020 7520 1490

Aurora Orchestra - Far, Far Away: Tchaikovsky and the Marvellous Kingdom

Sun 18 Feb 10am, 11am and 12pm Performances also on Sat 10 Feb, Sun 11 Feb & Sat 17 Feb Join musicians from Aurora on a glittering adventure through the Marvellous Kingdom: dance with dewdrops, spy the Sugar Plum Fairy and get ready to tussle with the rascally Mouse King. Featuring new chamber arrangements of…

Sun 18 Feb

£8.50 (Children £6.50; £21.60) / 020 7520 1490

  • 10:00
  • 11:00
  • 12:00

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

The MOBO Award-nominated singer-songwriter and cellist straddles the two worlds of classical and contemporary music.

Fri 6 Apr

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Hall Two

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Bach, the Universe and Everything

Marvel at our extraordinary universe and the music of Bach with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s new Sunday morning series for inquiring and curious minds.

Sun 18 Feb

£9.50–£16.50 £9.50–£16.50 £9.50–£16.50 £9.50–£16.50 Online Saver ticket is £9.50 - seat allocated 1 hour prior to performance. £3.00 booking fee… / 020 7520 1490

  • 12:30

Sun 18 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Barry Cryer & Colin Sell

The comedy legend and the BBC Radio Four stalwart take on the quirks of modern life as they look on the bright side of getting old. Support from Jumoke Fashola and PAN's Amies Choir.

Thu 22 Feb

£27.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:45

Bruno Heinen

The London-based pianist performs a contemporary jazz set.

Thu 29 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Bruno Heinen – ‘Mr Vertigo’ Album Launch

Bruno Heinen had a classical upbringing before venturing into improvised music. He has also been recognised as a composer, with nominations for the British Composers Award and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Composers Award. For this solo recital, Bruno will be launching his new solo album, performing original works…

Thu 29 Mar

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

Cara Dillon

Folk singer-songwriter from County Derry.

Thu 22 Feb

£22.50 / 020 7520 1490

Album Launch

Chris Wood

Folk-rock from the fiddle player, guitarist and singer-songwriter. Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith support.

Fri 16 Mar

£17.50 / 020 7520 1490

Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne

The Birmingham-based singer and musician performs traditional British folk material.

Sat 17 Mar

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet

The ensemble performs Askell Masson's Frum, Purcell's Chacony In G Minor, Janacek's String Quartet No 1 Kreutzer Sonata, Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, Osvaldo Golijov's Tenebrae, Tenney's Having Never Written A Note For Percussion and Albert Schnelzer's Apollonian Dances.

Fri 2 Mar

£9.50–£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Damien O'kane And Ron Block

Damien O'Kane and Ron Block embark on their first tour together in 2018. Featuring material from their debut album (due out July 2018) these incredible musicians will amaze audience members with their finger lickin' pickin' they are mighty fine gentlemen to go along with it. Having collaborated and shared the stage in…

Sat 28 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Eliza & Martin Carthy

For more than 40 years, Martin Carthy has been one of folk music's greatest innovators. With an MBE and a Lifetime Achievement honour at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards to his name, he performs with his daughter, who is also a stalwart of the UK folk scene. Support comes from Tim & Rhona Dalling.

Sat 17 Mar

£9.50–£22.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Ennis Sisters

The three award-winning siblings from Canada performs their contemporary folk tunes with a Celtic and Newfoundland twist. Support from Dave Gunning.

Fri 2 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Far, Far Away: Tchaikovsky and the Marvellous Kingdom

Join musicians from Aurora Orchestra on a glittering adventure through the Marvellous Kingdom: meet singing ducks, dancing shoes and soaring space rockets. Our upcoming Far, Far Away show features new chamber arrangements of Tchaikovsky’s enchanting ballet music and piano pieces with an original story from our Writer in…

Sun 18 Feb

Times vary / £6.50–£8.50 / 020 7520 1490

Fara

Four young musicians from Orkney perform fiery folk on three fiddles and a piano.

Mon 19 Feb

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Firebird Orchestra

George Jackson conducts Haydn's Symphony No 94 In G, Surprise, Strauss's Oboe Concerto, selections from Mozart's Opera Arias and Schubert's Symphony No 3 In D.

Sun 25 Mar

£9.50–£29.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

The Furrow Collective

Featuring award-winning solo musicians this modern folk outfit approaches traditional ballads with a bold, improvisational twist.

Sun 25 Mar

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Gemma Rosefield & Katya Apekisheva

The cellist and pianist pairing performs Martinu's Variations On A Slovak Theme, Shostakovich's Cello Sonata, Dvorak's Silent Woods and Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata.

Sun 18 Feb

£9.50–£29.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

Sat 24 Mar

St Pancras Room

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

BBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.

  • 16:00

Sun 15 Apr

St Pancras Room

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

BBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.

  • 16:00

Sun 29 Apr

St Pancras Room

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

BBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.

  • 16:00

Heidi Talbot & John Mccusker

Two of folk music's most highly regarded and celebrated musicians, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot, are joining forces for the first time as a duo. 2018 will see Heidi and John celebrate their tenth year as musical partners with a new EP released in November on Under One Sky Records and an extensive UK & European tour.

Thu 12 Jul

£18.50 / 020 7520 1490

Ímar

Already hailed as a supergroup, Irish/Manx quintet Ímar are Glasgow's hottest new folk property. With a line-up featuring members of Mànran, RURA, Talisk and Barrule, and a heavyweight collective haul of top prizes including the 2016 BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year, a BBC Radio 2 Young Folk…

Sun 13 May

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jess Gillam & Anthony Hewitt

The saxophonist and pianist pairing performs Pedro Iturralde's Pequena Czarda, Marcello's Oboe Concerto In D Minor, Michael Nyman's 'If' from The Diary Of Anne Frank, Dave Heath's The Celtic, Debussy's Syrinx, Ravel's Piece En Forme De Habanera and 'Ondine' from Gaspard De La Nuit, John Williams's Escapades, Rudy…

Sun 18 Mar

£9.50–£18.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

London Sinfonietta

The ensemble performs Webern's Drei Lieder, Debussy's Prelude, Schoenberg's String Quartet No 2, Fourth Movement, 'Entruckung' and Chamber Symphony, Berg's Four Pieces For Clarinet And Piano and Stravinsky's Three Pieces For String Quartet, plus Cowell's Banshee and Aeolian Harp, with Elizabeth Atherton, soprano and…

Sun 18 Mar

£9.50–£19.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:00

London Sinfonietta

Prof Malcolm Longair and Tom Service introduce Webern's Drei Lieder 1904, Debussy's Prelude, Schoenberg's String Quartet No. 2 'Rapture', Berg's Four Pieces For Clarinet And Piano, Stravinsky's Three Pieces For String Quartet, Cowell's Banshee and Aeolian Harp and Schoenberg arr Webern's Chamber Symphony. With soprano…

Sat 24 Mar

Hall One

£19.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:00

Michael Wollny Trio

Piano-driven jazz trio from Germany.

Fri 18 May

£19.50–£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Murray Lachlan Young

The playwright, actor, screen-writer and poet addresses the way we live and our trying to make sense of society.

Wed 25 Apr

Hall Two

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Sun 18 Feb

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

The musicians perform Bach's Cantata: Erfreute Zeit Im Neuen Bunde and there is a science talk by Professor Kishan Dholakia, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews.

  • 11:30

Thu 1 Mar

£9.50–£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

The orchestra performs Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 5 In D, plus Handel's Organ Concerto Op 4 No 1 In G Minor and Organ Concerto No 5 In G Minor.

  • 19:30

Sun 18 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

The group performs Bach's Cantata: Himmelskonig, Sei Willkommen, plus a science talk by Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS FRSE FRAS

  • 11:30

Peggy Seeger, Roy Bailey, Grace Petrie & Ewan McLennan

The four artists collaborate for a performance of socially-aware folk material form the UK and US.

Sun 18 Mar

£9.50–£22.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Poet In The City Presents: The Sea Opens - Bejan Matur And Stefano Battaglia

'And as we fall the sea opens it opens to Being' Looking out onto the same Mediterranean Sea, but from opposite sides of the coast, Turkish-Kurdish poet Bejan Matur and Italian jazz pianist Stefano Battaglia have synthesised their art in an exploration of the recent refugee crisis. With the Mediterranean as their stage…

Thu 1 Mar

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:00
Hall Two

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:00

Rachel Newton

The singer, harpist, fiddler and founding member of The Shee, the Emily Portman Trio and The Furrow Collective takes time away from collaborations to perform solo folk. Her third album Here's My Heart Come Take It was recently chosen as one of the 20 albums on the 2017 SAY Award longlist.

Mon 9 Apr

Hall Two

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Rachel Newton Band

Winner of 'Musician of the Year' at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 Winner of 'Best Group' for The Furrow Collective at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 'Instrumentalist of the Year' Scots Trad Awards 2016 Shortlist for Scottish 'Album of the Year' SAY Awards 2017 Founder member of The Furrow Collective, The Emily…

Mon 9 Apr

£11.25 / 020 7520 1490

Rachel Podger & Voces8

The group performs Gibbons's Drop, Drop, Slow Tears; Hosanna To The Son Of David, Biber's Passacaglia In G Minor For Solo Violin Guardian Angel. Jonathan Dove's Into Thy Hands, Matteis's Passaggio Rotto, Fantasia, Movimento Incognito, Mendelssohn's Denn Er Hat Seinen Engeln Befohlen Uber Dir, Rachmaninov's Bogoroditse…

Wed 28 Mar

£9.50–£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Rosie Hodgson

The Midhurst-originating singer performs traditional and contemporary folk. Rowan Piggott supports.

Sat 17 Mar

Free / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

Rosie Hood

Award-winning English folk singer from Wiltshire.

Sun 18 Mar

Free / 020 7520 1490

  • 18:30

Ross Ainslie & Ali Hutton

Winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Best Duo 2017, Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, are internationally recognised multi-instrumentalists, composers and arrangers in the vibrant and ever evolving Scottish traditional music scene. With a long history of shared musical roots from their days with the Vale of Atholl pipe…

Thu 12 Apr

£15.95 / 020 7520 1490

Scottish Ensemble: Prophecy

The Ensemble, together with mezzo-soprano Christine Rice, presents tales from ancient Greece, in the form of Stravinsky's Apollon musagète and works by Haydn, Purcell (yes, from Dido and Aeneas) and Berlioz.

Fri 23 Feb

£16.50–£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Sheesham, Lotus & 'son

Famously referred to as 'Mississippi Sheiks meet Doctor Seuss as curated by HG Wells' Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son have created a sonic and visual presentation of old time high stepping music which is completely unique. Fiddle, banjo and sousaphone make up the core of this outfit, complimented by…

Wed 2 May

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Thomas Gould

Violinists, Thomas Gould and Jamie Campbell, violist Max Baillie and cellist Oliver Coates perform Michel Van Der Aa's Memo For Violin And Tape, Nico Muhly's A Long Line For Violin And Tape, Michael Gordon's Industry For Cello And Electronics, Mark Bowden's Lines Written A Few Miles Below For Violin And Tape and Steve…

Wed 28 Feb

£8.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Tom Rogerson

The jazz pianist released his debut album, Finding Shore in December 2017. A collaboration with Brian Eno, it is a series of meditative improvisations.

Fri 30 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Vertavo Quartet

The group performs Turina's Escena Andaluza For Viola, Piano And String Quartet, Ravel's String Quartet and Chausson's Concerto For Piano, Violin And String Quartet In D, with violin and viola player Lawrence Power and pianist Simon Crawford-Phillips.

Thu 29 Mar

£9.50–£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Wooden Overcoats

A live recording of a podcast comedy about twin undertakers Rudyard and Antigone Funn who run their family's failing funeral parlour on the island of Piffling and what happens when a rival firm sets up business.

Fri 23 Feb

St Pancras Room

£9.50 adv / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Fri 9 Mar

St Pancras Room

£9.50 adv / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Fri 23 Mar

St Pancras Room

£9.50 adv / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Fri 6 Apr

St Pancras Room

£9.50 adv / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

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