Kings Place

Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
  • Telephone 020 7520 1490
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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.

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There are 38 events at this location

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Alfredo Rodríguez

Mentored by none other than Quincy Jones, the prodigiously talented young Cuban pianist is rapidly amassing international plaudits, reflected in his standout performance as a special guest on the BBC Proms tribute to Quincy Jones in August 2016. His expansive style combines a breath-taking technique with a tirelessly…

Mon 3 Apr

Hall One

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7520 1490

Alfredo Rodriguez Trio

LA-based Cuban jazz pianist and his rhythm section.

Mon 3 Apr

Hall One

£24.75 / 020 7520 1490

Anna & Elizabeth + Eli West

An outstanding double bill of sensational US artists and kindred spirits, with fresh and radical takes on old time traditions: Anna & Elizabeth + Eli West. Having created a huge buzz of excitement with their summer 2016 touring, Anna & Elizabeth is the collaborative project of Elizabeth Laprelle, one of the…

Fri 12 May

Aurora Orchestra With Imogen Cooper

Nicholas Collon conducts Schumann's Six Canonic Studies, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 9 In E Flat, Jeunehomme and Beethoven's Symphony No 2 In D, with pianist Imogen Cooper.

Sat 18 Mar

£9.50–£49.50 / 020 7520 1490

Calan: 'solomon' Album Tour

Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life when Calan, the energetic young folk band from Wales, take to the stage. They breathe fire into the old traditions with their infectious rhythms and high voltage routines before melting into some of the most beautiful and haunting songs as they…

Wed 10 May

Cellophony: ‘Merry England’

The group performs Vaughan Williams's Fantasia On A Theme Of Thomas Tallis, Elgar's 'Nimrod' From Enigma Variations, Gordon Jacob's Cello Octet and Richard Birchall's The Wind In The Willows.

Sun 19 Mar

£9.50–£17.50 / 020 7520 1490

Chris Smither

Having distilled his own signature sound of blues and folk for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. Chris continues to draw deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and philosophers. From his early days as the New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, through his wilderness years…

Fri 16 Jun

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Daoiri Farrell & The Damien O’Kane Trio

A double headliner featuring the Northern Irish folk musician and folk pop ensemble.

Wed 29 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Double Bill: Damien O'kane Trio + Daoirí Farrell

Damien O'Kane is a Northern Irish musician of many talents. He is a singer with a relaxed, assured, hypnotic vocal style that exudes a natural warmth and empathy with the colourful characters who occupy his songs. Added to his accomplished banjo and guitar skills, he is an artist of rich imagination and fearless…

Elliot Galvin Trio

The composer and pianist leads his multi-award winning jazz trio.

Thu 13 Apr

£12.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Fitzwilliam Quartet

The four-pieces embraces a fugal theme with JS Bach's Three Contrapuncti from The Art Of Fugue, the premiere of Alan Mills's Rococo Variations & Fugue on a theme of CPE Bach, excerpts from Glazunov's Novelleten, and Schubert's String Quartet In D Minor 'Death & The Maiden'.

Sun 19 Mar

Hall One

£14.50–£29.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Gautier Capucon & Frank Braley: Colours Of A New Century

The cellist and piano duo will perform Debussy's Cello Sonata, Britten's Cello Sonata In C, Faure's Apres Un Reve, No 1 and Elegie, Martinu's Variations On A Slovak Theme and Beethoven's Cello Sonata No 1 In F, No 1.

Wed 15 Mar

Global Pillage

Global Pillage is a new comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms. What do the Japanese mean when they accuse someone of 'having a cat on their head'? What do your friends make you do if you're unmarried by 30 in Germany? What did the acronym NORWICH mean (the equivalent of sexting jargon…

Sat 11 Mar

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

Sat 18 Mar

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Grahams: Uk Tour

8pm Film: The Grahams Rattle The Hocks 8.30pm Interval (20 min) 8.50pm The Grahams Husband-and-wife duo Alyssa and Doug Graham have spent nearly their entire lives exploring music together, marrying their love of adventure with a desire to craft songs inspired by their musical predecessors. 'Alyssa and Doug…

Thu 9 Mar

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Guilty Feminist

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest host for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience.

Mon 13 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest host for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to discuss topics all 21st century feminists agree on while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears underlying their lofty principles. Guests Sarah Pascoe and Clemence Poesy.

Kian Soltani With VOCES8 And Hugo Ticciati: Svyati

The ensemble performs Josquin's Ave Maria, Part's Nunc Dimittis, Peteris Vasks's Plainscapes For Violin, Cello And Mixed Choir and The Book, Alexander Levine's Magnus Es, Domine From St Augustine Prayers, Jean Mouton's Nesciens Mater and Tavener's Svyati For Chorus A Cappella And Cello.

Fri 31 Mar

£9.50–£49.50 / 020 7520 1490

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

  • 4 stars

The two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee spins a humorous yarn about falling in love.

Thu 23 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Kristin McClement

Contemporary folk from the South Africa-born singer-songwriter who is now based in Brighton. Support from Emma Gatrill.

Wed 8 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Kristin Mcclement + Emma Gatrill

Kristin and Emma will be accompanying each other during their performances alongside a stellar cast of musicians: Kristin McClement vocals, classical & electric guitar Emma Gatrill vocals, harp, synth, clarinet Martha Rose violin, vocals Jools Owen drums, harmonium, trumpet, vocals Marcus Hamblett bass…

Wed 8 Mar

Lankum

Lankum (Lynched) are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the…

Thu 4 May

£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

London Sinfonietta - Ligeti: Altered Time

The orchestra performs Poeme Symphonique For 100 Metronomes, Artikulation (For Tape) and 10 Pieces For Wind Quintet And Melodien. Includes talk.

Sat 25 Mar

£9.50–£19.50 / 020 7520 1490

Lullaby Too Rough

TS Eliot award-winning poet Sarah Howe and composer-pianist Prach Boondiskulchok collaborate on an evening of lullabies and lyrics exploring Eastern roots and Western journeys, which includes the Linos Piano Trio performing bluesy, tango classical settings of Howe's Loop Of Jade collection.

Wed 22 Mar

Hall One

£9.50 / 020 7520 1490

Narek Hakhnazaryan & Oxana Schevchenko: Russian Soul

The cellist and pianist pairing performs Tchaikovsky's Nocturne, No 4 and Pezzo Capriccioso, Khachaturian's Lullaby, Arutiunian's Impromptu, Khudoyan's Sonata No 1 For Solo Cello, Giovanni Sollima's Lamentatio and Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata In G Minor.

Sat 11 Mar

£9.50–£49.50 / 020 7520 1490

Nocturne: The Romantic Life Of Frederic Chopin

Henry Goodman and Harriet Walter narrate the turbulent relationship between Chopin and controversial literary figure George Sand, interspersed with pianist Lucy Parham performing some of the composer's most loved and poignant pieces.

Sun 2 Apr

Hall One

£16.50 inc tea or coffee (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

NYJO, BuJazzO & NJJO: Three Nations Under One Groove

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra join forces with its German and Dutch counterparts for a performance of contemporary big band jazz.

Thu 30 Mar

£9.50–£16.50 / 020 7520 1490

Philippe Graffin, Lise Berthaud & Marie Hallynck With Denis Pascal

Violinist Philippe Graffin, violist Lise Berthaud and cellist Marie Hallynck play Beethoven's String Trio In C Minor No 3, Dohnanyi's Serenade In C For String Trio and Brahms's Piano Quartet In C Minor featuring soloist Denis Pascal.

Sun 26 Mar

Hall One

£14.50–£29.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Pieter Wispelwey & Paolo Giacometti: The Lied Transformed

The cellist and pianist perform Schubert's Sonata In A Minor, Arpeggione and Introduction And Variations On 'Trockne Blumen', plus Brahms's Cello Sonata No 1 In E Minor and Cello Sonata No 2 In F.

Fri 24 Mar

Poetry And Jazz In Concert

An evening of jazz, blues, poetry and classic melodies featuring Jacqui Dankworth, Jeremy Robson, Charlie Wood, Oli Hayhurst and Art Themen.

Sun 5 Mar

£9.50–£10.50 / 020 7520 1490

Quercus: June Tabor, Iain Ballamy & Huw Warren

June Tabor voice Iain Ballamy soprano & tenor saxophones Huw Warren piano Three of the UK's most celebrated folk and jazz musicians come together to create mesmerising, lyrical chamber music. Quercus brings together three of the UK's most creative, multi-award-winning musicians to create exquisite chamber…

Rab Noakes

Legendary Scottish singer-songwriter with a career spanning over 20 albums.

Sat 11 Mar

£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

Ruby Hughes & Friends: Heroines Of Love And Loss

The soprano celebrates International Women's Day with a programme of rare arias by 17th century female composers with those featuring tragic heroines. Lute and theorbo player Jonas Nordberg and cellist Mime Yamahiro-Brinkmann join Hughes for compositions by Purcell, Vivaldi, Barbara Strozzi, Claudia Sessa, Francesca…

Wed 8 Mar

Hall One

£16.50–£34.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Schubert Ensemble: Quintets By Shostakovich & Korngold

The group performs Shostakovich's Piano Quintet In G Minor and Korngold's Piano Quintet In E.

Thu 16 Mar

She'Koyokh

She'Koyokh is London's award-winning klezmer ensemble performing Ashkenazi Jewish, Eastern European, Balkan and Turkish folk music with fresh, dynamic energy.

Fri 17 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 / 020 7520 1490

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage

The acclaimed choir performs the works of Palestrina and Poulenc, which explores the themes of conflict and atonement. Conducted by Harry Christophers.

Thu 13 Apr

£29.50–£44.50 / 020 7520 1490

Tango Band

The group performs Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango, Ginastera's Pampeana No 2 and Stravinsky's Tango, plus works by Satie, Kagel and Marcelo Nisinman with improvisations.

Fri 10 Mar

£9.50–£49.50 / 020 7520 1490

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen: Rimur

Anna Maria Friman, Linn Andrea Fuglseth and Berit Opheim are joined by trumpeter Arve Henriksen to perform traditional Icelandic and Norwegian love songs, religious hymns and psalms and fiddle tunes.

Thu 9 Mar

Hall One

£16.50–£26.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

Trio Van Beethoven

The award-winning Viennese piano trio performs three classics of the repertoire including works by Haydn, Beethoven and Dvorak.

Sun 12 Mar

Hall One

£14.50–£29.50 (£9.50) / 020 7520 1490

The Westbrook Blake

The pianist and his accompanying musicians perform his settings of the poetry of William Blake.

Fri 17 Mar

£9.50–£24.50 / 020 7520 1490

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