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Meet the Artist......Ilya Itin

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and pursue a career in music?

I don’t remember myself NOT playing piano.  As I was told by my parents (non-musicians but avid music lovers) I was drawn to the piano from a very young age. 391 more words


Da Camera & Carolyn Sampson

Telemann, Bach, & Scarlatti
Da Camera with Carolyn Sampson
Kings Place. 20 September 2017

I reviewed Da Camera’s very first concert, in March 1999 at Hampstead’s Burgh House, noting that “Emma Murphy is a superb recorder player … she combines outstanding virtuosity with musical intelligence and sensitivity”, and that harpsichordist Steven Devine was (amongst other things) “clearly blessed with enviable technical skills”. 627 more words

Concert Reviews

Meet the Artist......Melvyn Tan, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music?

No one. My sister 10 years my senior played the piano so I followed in her footsteps, and it sort of developed from there. 786 more words


Album Launch on 29th September!!

Tickets are on sale for our album launch on 29th September at Kings Place! Join us to celebrate the launch of our second album ‘Moment Frozen’, out 8th September on… 6 more words


[Music Event] East Meets West Concert 3: Space - 2nd August

In the third of the KCCUK’s East meets West Concert,  our attention is turned to the Space in which the music was written and played. This is a rare opportunity to hear Yeongsanhoesang as well as late works for cello and piano by Franz Liszt. 580 more words

Korean Cultural Centre

Review: La Voix Humaine

Jean Cocteau and Francis Poulenc are two bastions of 20th century French creativity, pushing the envelope away from a traditional Romantic period into one of expressionism, serialism and altogether darker motifs. 477 more words


[Music Event] East Meets West Concert 2: Virtuosity

I first saw Sunwook Kim at the London Festival back in 2014, where the spotlight was on Seoul in the City. The  festival was  a presentation of Korea’s most talented musicians and performers that were  held at some of London’s iconic venues. 490 more words