Saturday 6 April 2019:
Sat 6 Apr 2019, 20:00 - Kings Place, LondonAcclaimed Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith’s music is fuelled with beauty, sensitivity and melancholia. Underpinning these elements is compositional rigour and a resolute poetry, fusing time and memory with a painterly sensibility.
Rarely heard in the UK, Apartment House present a programme of solo and chamber works by Linda Catlin Smith.
Saturday 13 April 2019:
Sat 13 Apr 2019, 19:30 - Kings Place, LondonThe opening concert of this year’s Bach Weekend is a performance of the St Matthew Passion, the towering masterpiece of Bach’s Leipzig period. It is immediately clear from the scoring and dimensions of this extraordinary work that Bach’s intention was to surpass anything yet written. The Feinstein Ensemble continue their acclaimed collaboration with the London Bach Singers, under their director Ma
Saturday 27 April 2019:
Sat 27 Apr 2019, 20:00 - Kings Place, LondonSarah Tandy is an inspiring bandleader and keyboard player whose compositions are steeped in the rich traditions of jazz whilst enthusiastically rupturing the confines of the genre. Rosie Turton’s Quintet blends the sound of trombone, violin and electronics over a bed of interlocking grooves and soundscapes from the rhythm section and explores the sounds of jazz, hip-hop and Indian classical music
Sat 27 Apr 2019, 19:30 - Kings Place, LondonThe sixteenth century saw an unprecedented number of female rulers. From the powerful Medici women in Italy to the great Tudor queens of England, women across Europe held more power than ever before. Many of these monarchs used their patronage to facilitate the production of music of exquisite beauty by the finest composers of the day, extravagant showcases of their power contrasting with intimate
Saturday 11 May 2019:
Sat 11 May 2019, 20:00 - Kings Place, LondonPeggy Seeger stands at the nexus of two musical dynasties: her mother was an avant garde composer and folk-song arranger of rare talent, Ruth Crawford Seeger. Both her brother, Pete, and husband, Ewan McColl, were legends of the folk revival in their respective countries. Peggy has lived an extraordinarily rich life as a musician, songwriter and activist, with 23 solo albums to her name. In this s
Sat 11 May 2019, 19:30 - Kings Place, LondonIn this concert, one of the world’s greatest violists, Tabea Zimmermann, honours a fellow violist, 'the glorious Rebecca Clarke’ in the words of Arthur Rubinstein. When Clarke anonymously entered her ravishing viola sonata into the Berkshire Chamber Music competition in 1919 few could believe a young woman capable of such assurance and expressive mastery. Zimmermann and highly regarded pianist Dén
Wednesday 5 June 2019:
Wed 5 Jun 2019, 20:00 - Kings Place, LondonMatthew Barley and ensemble chart a roller-coaster journey through diverse and sumptuous musical landscapes. Instantly lovable jazz by Brazilian greats Jobim, Nascimento, Regina, next to Bach’s celestial chorales, linked with adventurous improvisations. And could this be the first time T he Girl From Ipanema strolls by Barber’s ecstatic Adagio for Strings?
Sunday 9 June 2019:
Sun 9 Jun 2019, 18:00 - Kings Place, LondonA concert intertwining spoken word and music about love, exploring the relationship between sound and text through both sung poetry and live readings interspersed with improvised music.
With Ravel’s beautiful song settings of the symbolist 'Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé’ sung by soprano Sarah-Jane Lewis, alongside a new set of love songs written specifically for the event by composer Kate
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