Kings Place

Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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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 41 events at this location

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"a Journey Through Timeless Masterpieces" - A Piano Recital By Petr Limonov

Petr Limonov, an international prize-winning pianist and conductor, gives a lunchtime piano recital in one of London's finest concert venues. £6 of every ticket will benefit children in the care of Gift of Life, a charity helping children beat cancer. Suitable for adults and children.

Sat 7 Jul

£18 / 020 7520 1490

Aidan O'rourke And Kit Downes

A new project bringing together two of the UK's foremost folk and jazz musicians alongside one of Scotland's most celebrated authors. Sparse and emotive contemporary folk music with spoken word performed by multiple BBC Folk Award-winning Scottish fiddler/composer Aidan O'Rourke (Lau), Mercury Music Prize nominated…

Fri 5 Oct

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Albion Christmas Band

An Albion Christmas is widely regarded as the premier seasonal show, which has been touring for nearly 20 years, and attracts sell-out audiences across the UK. Indeed, many people say that their Christmas doesn't start until they have seen The Albion Christmas Show. Featuring the combined talents of Simon Nicol…

Fri 21 Dec

£19.50 / 020 7520 1490


After thirty years of playing on stages all over the world from Dublin to New York, Tokyo to Sydney, the premier traditional Irish band, Altan came back to the hills of Donegal to record their new album, The Gap of Dreams. The 13 tracks transport the listener to the lifestyle of rural Donegal, to a time before electricity…

Thu 18 Oct

£21.50 / 020 7520 1490

Belshazzar's Feast

Join Belshazzar's Feast for a Christmas-themed show that mixes traditional folk music, seasonal material, added to their usual touch of classical and jazz, with a bit of pop and music hall, all topped off with lashings of wry humour. Paul Sartin (of Bellowhead and Faustus) and Paul Hutchinson (of Hoover The Dog) together…

Mon 3 Dec

£15.50 / 020 7520 1490

Blazin' Fiddles

They've been called 'the Led Zeppelin of the folk world' and 'the U2 of their genre'. Blazin' Fiddles are six extraordinary folk musicians at the peak of their powers.

Sun 25 Nov

£18.50 / 020 7520 1490

Blue Rose Code

Blue Rose Code A nomad both geographically and musically, Ross Wilson writes from the heart abandoning any specific genre. The twelve songs on new album The Water Of Leith, addressing themes of love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future, are painted with colours of folk, jazz, soul and pop an…

Sun 30 Sep

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Bruce Molsky

An unmissable evening with Bruce Molsky, an artist who digs deep to transport audiences to another time and place, with his authentic feel for and the unearthing of almost-forgotten rarities from the Southern Appalachian songbook. Molsky seduces audiences with a combination of rhythmic and melodic virtuosity and relaxed…

Thu 6 Dec

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Christoph Denoth

Christoph Denoth leads the guitar on a moonlit journey through 400 years, from Dowland’s music for lute to a 21st century premiere. Theme and variations is a common thread, offering the listener vivid snap-shots of a musical idea in multiple different colours and emotions. Themes undergo a metamorphosis, as they travel…

Wed 10 Oct

£34.50 / 020 7520 1490

CoMA workshop: Playing the Pulse

An opportunity for players of all ages to play some of CoMA’s wide-ranging repertoire, including Andrew Poppy’s energetic Minimalist time piece Playing the Pulse. All instrumentalists welcome. Mark Dooley - conductor

Sun 23 Sep

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Concert – David Russell

David Russell is one of the giants of the classical guitar today. His beautifully polished and refined playing have made him a hero to guitarists and audiences the world over. His many recordings for Telarc have met with tremendous acclaim and numerous awards including a Grammy. Tonight’s programme includes pieces from…

Sat 21 Jul

£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

Courtney Pine: Black Notes From The Deep

British jazz saxophonist returns to the tenor saxophone for the first time in a decade for his new project which features the vocal talents of UK soul star Omar.

Sat 14 Jul

£18.50–£27.50 / 020 7520 1490

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

Daphne's Flight

Following a 21 year hiatus from their eponymously named debut album and tour, each receiving critical acclaim, Daphne's Flight reemerged in 2017 with a brand new album, Knows Time, Knows Change. A much-anticipated tour of the UK and an exciting festival season followed including performances at Cambridge and Shrewsbury…

Mon 24 Sep

£18.50 / 020 7520 1490

Deborah Frances-White: The Guilty Feminist

Comedian Deborah Frances-White presents her podcast, about feeling guilty at not being a very good feminist, in front of a live audience.

Mon 2 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Mon 23 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Family Folk Show with Megson

An authentic and fun folk concert – perfect for big and little music connoisseurs. Award-winning folk duo Megson blend their infectious mix of heavenly vocals and lush harmonies into a gentle, entertaining concert specially for pre-school children, featuring children’s folk songs old and new from their When I was a Lad…

Sat 14 Jul

£6.50–£8.50 / 020 7520 1490

Frankie Gavin's Roaring 20s Irish Orchestra

The band's first live performance at Tradfest, Dublin in January 2018 was a roaring success. The 1920's era of Irish music was celebrated by Frankie Gavin and De Danann on their bestselling 1989 album Star Spangled Molly. The Roaring 20's Orchestra is reviving that extraordinary era once again. The quartet features…

Fri 26 Oct

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Hallaj Of Hope

From Ibn Arabi to Mahmoud Darwish: Sufi tradition meets contemporary poetry

Fri 6 Jul

£22.50–£27.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

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

Hugo Ticciati & O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra Looping Time

Shaker Loops was John Adams’ breakthrough work, in which he combined the process of phasing with waves of oscillating melodic cells to create complex, pulsing patterns. Wave-forms are also important in the music of Estonian Erkki-Sven Tüür, whose Second Violin Concerto receives its UK premiere from Hugo Ticciati. Formerly…

Fri 21 Sep

£39.50 / 020 7520 1490


Built around the chamber music of Philip Venables, this concert intersperses his chamber works with music that highlights and contextualises some of the most pressing questions and traits at the heart of his work as a composer. Philip splits his time between London and Berlin, and his music is accompanied here by one of…

Mon 17 Sep

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

Into the Vortex

Vortex Temporum is the late masterwork of pioneering spectralist Gérard Grisey, fulfilling his vision of a music that transfigures our experience of time. Symphonic in sonic wealth and scale, with lush spectral harmonies and feverish dance-like rhythms, its three movements were imagined as adventures through three…

Sun 30 Sep

£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jim Causley Christmas Show

Join Jim Causley in celebrating the Christmas season as he entertains you with lesser known West Country carols, medieval and secular carols from around the British Isles, his own settings of moving Christmas poems by his relative, the late Cornish poet Charles Causley as well a gurt dollop of festive fun with songs of…

Thu 13 Dec

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith

Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their combination of outstanding vocal work, sensitive instrumentation, and a powerful social conscience has brought them widespread critical acclaim. 'Their real strength lies in…

Thu 6 Sep

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Leon Michener & Noh: Space In Between

The pianist and pioneer of the feedback-driven Klavikon system, creates a soundscape as a counterpoint to the Noh musicians.

Fri 29 Jun

Hall Two

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 21:45


Trio playing traditional folk.

Wed 5 Sep

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

London Vocal Project

Jazz choir led by Pete Churchill.

Sun 8 Jul

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

10th Anniversary Concert

  • 19:30

Macro/Micro I

Bartók’s set of six quartets remain one of the 20th century’s indelible masterworks, and form the backbone of the composer’s output. In these visceral, high-voltage yet mysterious pieces Bartók broke new ground, compressing, expanding and transforming his musical ideas to build grand, arch-like structures. In this…

Wed 19 Sep

£39.50 / 020 7520 1490

Mairearad Green And Anna Massie

Two of Scotland's most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo, providing a highly energetic performance with an instantly warm and friendly stage presence. Having played alongside each other for over ten years, they…

Wed 7 Nov

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Monkey Tennis

Live recording of the Monkey Tennis podcast.

Sun 9 Sep

£11 / 020 7520 1490

National Youth String Orchestra

National Youth String Orchestra is one of the UK’s most prestigious training organisations for young string players, providing specialist training for talented players up to the age of 21. The ensemble’s outstanding characteristic is the standard of coaching from Music Director, Damian Iorio, and a dedicated team of…

Sun 12 Aug

£14.50–£29.50 / 020 7520 1490

Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People

Robin Ince curates evenings of science, comedy and music.

Fri 14 Dec

£26.50 (Savers £9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Sat 15 Dec

£26.50 (Savers £9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Wed 19 Dec

£26.50 (Savers £9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Thu 20 Dec

£26.50 (Savers £9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Noh Reimagined 2018

Noh Reimagined 2018 shines light on the unique dramaturgy of the 650 year old art form. Six Noh performers from Japan are joined by innovative artists, leading neuroscientists and Noh researchers to explore the surreal elements of Noh.

Fri 29 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £0–£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

Sat 30 Jun

Times to be confirmed / £0–£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Nutcracker and I By Alexandra Dariescu

The Nutcracker and I by Alexandra Dariescu, is a new and innovative live performance based on the magical Christmas story, for anyone who dares to dream. Dariescu inspires the audience by telling us her own story as Clara: from little girl to concert pianist and invites us to use our own imagination, to hope, work hard…

Sun 7 Oct

£14.50–£18.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Rheingans Sisters

Winners of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Original Track, The Rheingans Sisters make playful, powerful and richly connecting music that is wholly contemporary while deeply anchored in folk traditions. Drawing on their pan-European musical scholarship (having studied extensively in France, Sweden and Norway) and…

Fri 28 Sep

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Riot Ensemble – Illusions

Built around two of Philip Venables most exciting chamber pieces (Illusions and numbers 91-95) this concert also features our first performance of Sarah Nemstov (Verlassene Orte / Berlin Left Places), Lee Hyla’s raucous We Speak Etruscan (a piece that imagines a new (fake) language, spoken by a heavily amplified bass…

Mon 17 Sep

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490


Energetic contemporary folk from up and coming Scottish musicians on whistles, Highland pipes, fiddle, flute, guitar and bodhran.

Wed 27 Jun

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00
Hall Two

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 20:00

Siobhan Miller

One of the foremost traditional singers in Scotland, Siobhan Miller is an exceptional talent. Her soulful and stirring renewal of traditional song has won her the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Best Traditional Track, and Scots Singer of the Year an unprecedented three times at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards (2011…

Fri 2 Nov

£15.95 / 020 7520 1490

The Sublime Illusions Of Mugen Noh

Two actors and four musicians perform a selection of instrumental and dance sections from the classical Noh repertoires, including highlights from Izutsu.

Fri 29 Jun

Hall One

£14.50–£26.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30


Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (violin) and Craig Irving (guitar) play folk music informed by their strong backgrounds in Irish and Scottish music.

Mon 29 Oct

£15.95 / 020 7520 1490

The Transformative Power Of Mugen Noh

Performances from Yukihiro Isso, Wiebke Leister and David Toop, and the award-winning Clod Ensemble.

Sat 30 Jun

Hall One

£14.50–£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

  • 19:30

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