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Meet the Artist...... Charles Owen, pianist

photo: John Batten

photo: John Batten

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

I gravitated quite instinctively towards the little cottage upright piano which we had at home when I was a child. 1,584 more words


Legendary classical guitarist Hubert Käppel @KingsPlace London

It is many years since the outstanding German classical guitarist, Hubert Käppel, has performed in London, but we have the luxury of hearing him both in concert and masterclass during the… 283 more words


REVIEW: Thomas Nickell & Orchestra of the Swan, Kings Place

A wonderful selection of music perfectly complements the talents of 17 year old pianist Thomas Nickell. 

This London premiere concert for the pianist certainly had plenty of variety and energy about it, making it a joy to sit and listen to throughout. 263 more words

1816: The Year Without A Summer - Study Day

It might not be the conventional way to spend a Saturday, but I really enjoyed my experience at the 1816: The Year Without A Summer… 1,355 more words


Beethoven & Schubert in Vienna: James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook

This concert at Kings Place, featuring the tenor James Gilchrist and pianist Anna Tilbrook, was programmed as part of the 1816: The Year Without A Summer… 222 more words


1816: The Year Without A Summer - Introductory Talk - King's Place

Kings Place is an arts and conference venue just north of King’s Cross. It only opened a few years ago, but has already gained a reputation for hosting high quality music, spoken word and arts events. 615 more words


Utopia: Then and Now - King's Place

The other day I went to King’s Place for an interesting talk about Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. Entitled Utopia: Then and Now, the talk featured Michael Caines chairing a discussion between Matthew Beaumont and Chloë Houston, academics who have worked on the book. 136 more words