Britten at 100  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH FEBRUARY 2013

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, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
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7.30pm (Thurs, Fri & Sat)
 
PRICES
£9.50-£26.50
 

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Britten at 100To mark the centenary of the birth of one of the finest and most influential composers of the past century, Kings Place is holding a three-day Britten at 100 special. Three concerts on consecutive evenings see Benjamin Britten's own works placed alongside music by some of the composers he most admired (such as Schubert and Fauré), his contemporaries (including Finzi, Tippett and Grace Williams) and a handful of present-day British composers who carry on the song-writing tradition with which Britten is so closely associated.

 

About Kings Place

Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian newspaper with a concert hall and two art galleries. As you'd expect from the architects behind the recent improvements to the Royal Opera House and National Portrait Gallery it's a well designed complex of curvaceous surfaces and appealing public spaces. More about Kings Place

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Judd Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Avison Ensemble: The Concerto In England: Handel And His ContemporariesAvison Ensemble: The Concerto In England: Handel And His ContemporariesAvison's Concerto Grosso In D, Garth's Cello Concerto No 5 In D Minor, Handel's Organ Concerto In A, Herschel's Violin Concerto In D minor, Stanley's Organ Concerto In D and Handel's Concerto Grosso In A. With soloist Richard Tunnicliffe.2016-09-30T19:30:00+01002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Ashley Hutchings: From Psychedelia To SonnetsAshley Hutchings: From Psychedelia To SonnetsA performance from the renowned founder of Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band takes you on a journey through his life through stories and song, accompanied by guitarist Becky Mills and multi instrumentalist Ruth Angell.2016-09-30T20:00:00+01002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Ashley Hutchings: From Psychedelia To Sonnets
Jane Eyre Re-Imagined By Shion Duo With Rebecca KennyJane Eyre Re-Imagined By Shion Duo With Rebecca KennyA musical interpretation of Charlotte Bronte's first novel, in celebration of the bicentenary of her birth. It includes commissions by students of the Royal Northern College of Music and music by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Marina Dranishnikova and Clara Schumann.2016-10-01T14:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Roots Revolution By Deepa Nair RasiyaRoots Revolution By Deepa Nair RasiyaDeepa Nair Rasiya takes her audience on a voyage exploring poetry and music within the realm of the mystic traditions of the subcontinent.2016-10-01T18:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Florilegium & Guests: Bolivian BaroqueFlorilegium & Guests: Bolivian BaroqueThe period music ensemble directed by Ashley Solomon perform Sonata Chiquitanas XVIII, Stella Caeli, Tota Pulchra, Pastoreta Ychepe Flauta, Aria Quis Me A Te, Sonata Chiquitanas Iv and Motet Caima, Iyai Jesus, Araujo's Al Llanto Mas Tierna and Si El Amore plus Zipoli's Beatus Vir with Bolivian soloists sopranos Gian-Carla Tisera and Katia Escalera,2016-10-01T19:30:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Juan Martin And Amparo HerediaJuan Martin And Amparo HerediaThe prize-winning gypsy singer from Malaga performs with the soulful guitarist. Highlights include the soulful Tarantas Bordon Minero lament and La Chispa, an Alegrias from Cadiz.2016-10-01T20:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Choir Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Sacred Songs Of LoveChoir Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Sacred Songs Of LoveThe choral group conducted by James Burton perform Harris's Faire Is The Heaven, Clemens's Non Papa Ego Flos Campi, Walton's Set Me As A Seal, Sandstrom's 4 Songs Of Love, Lassus's Veni, Dilecte Mi, Macmillan's O Bone Jesu, Barber's The Voice Of My Beloved; By Night; Love Is As Strong As Death, Bairstow's I Sat Sown Under His Shadow, Stanford's Bea2016-10-03T19:30:00+01002016-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Choir Of The Age Of Enlightenment: Sacred Songs Of Love
O'Hooley & TidowO'Hooley & TidowThe pairing of Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow who are based in Huddersfield, perform their self-penned melange of contemporary folk mixed in with a twist of punk and blues.2016-10-05T20:00:00+01002016-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Schubert Ensemble: Quintets By Bruch & BrahmsSchubert Ensemble: Quintets By Bruch & BrahmsThe pianist William Howard, violinists Simon Blendis and Alexandra Wood, viola-player Douglas Paterson and cellist Jane Salmon perform Bruch's Piano Quintet In G Minor and Brahms's Piano Quintet In F Minor.2016-10-06T19:30:00+01002016-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Schubert Ensemble: Quintets By Bruch & Brahms
 

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