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Kings Place is a hub for music, art, dialogue and food, housed in an award-winning building in Kings Cross, which also provides world class conferencing, events and office space. Every month Kings Place interviews forthcoming performers for Mini-podcasts. It also creates exclusive tracks, uploads taster tracks, puts together seasonal specials and more.

Kings Place is a hub for music, art, dialogue and food, housed in an award-winning building in Kings Cross, which also provides world class conferencing, events and office space. Every month Kings Place interviews forthcoming performers for Mini-podcasts. It also creates exclusive tracks, uploads taster tracks, puts together seasonal specials and more.
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London, United Kingdom

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Kings Place is a hub for music, art, dialogue and food, housed in an award-winning building in Kings Cross, which also provides world class conferencing, events and office space. Every month Kings Place interviews forthcoming performers for Mini-podcasts. It also creates exclusive tracks, uploads taster tracks, puts together seasonal specials and more.

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English

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Visitor Services Department Kings Place 90 York Way London N1 9AG 020 7520 1440


Episodes

Indian Time Unwrapped – A Kings Place Podcast

4/18/2018
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Celebrated sarodist Soumik Datta returns to Kings Place in June as part of Songlines Encounters Festival to explore the seasons and time-cycles of North Indian music. Songlines magazine Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton interviews Soumik about the seasons and time-cycles of North Indian music, ahead of his upcoming performance on Sun 3 Jun. 31 May - 6 Jun 2018 bit.ly/2mC4sGJ

Duration:00:07:01

Dinosaur - A Kings Place Podcast

4/12/2018
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2018 sees Mercury-nominated Dinosaur back in action with some immensely colourful, new music – full of imagination and surprise. Led by BBC New Generation Artist 2015-17, trumpeter Laura Jurd, their highly anticipated second album Wonder Trail (to be released May 2018) sees the band further their exploration into the world of ‘synth-pop meets jazz band’ as they present a journey of mesmerising new compositions. Thu 3 May kingsplace.co.uk/dinosaur

Duration:00:12:41

Bach Weekend 2018 – A Kings Place Podcast

4/5/2018
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Martin Feinstein’s acclaimed Bach Weekend returns to Kings Place as part of Time Unwrapped – the 10th edition of our award-winning Unwrapped series. In the first half, we spoke with festival director Martin Feinstein about this year’s theme: Time Changes. In the second half, actor Geoffrey McGivern joined us to discuss his involvement in Bach: The Time Traveller, a dramatic recreation of Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, on 13 April. 13–15 Apr kingsplace.co.uk/bach

Duration:00:15:29

Songlines Encounters Festival – A Kings Place Podcast

3/27/2018
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This is the eighth year of Songlines Encounters Festival and the most ambitious yet. It does what it has always done – bring high-quality artists from around the world championed by Songlines magazine to play music in the superb environment of Kings Place. Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton interviews Tuuletar, a vocal folk-hop quartet, who are performing on Fri 1 Jun. 31 May - 6 Jun 2018 bit.ly/2mC4sGJ

Duration:00:05:50

Sonica 2018 – A Kings Place Podcast

3/20/2018
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Cryptic’s Sonica Festival, sonic art for the visually minded, returns to Kings Place on a ‘unique and fascinating journey into uncharted territory’ (The Telegraph), with a weekend of genre-defying live performance and installations including 176 live snails making music for Slow Pixel, a sensorial experiment in celebration of Time Unwrapped from French visual artists Elizabeth Saint-Jalmes and Cyril Leclerc. 20–21 Apr kingsplace.co.uk/sonica

Duration:00:11:08

Time & Tradition – A Kings Place Podcast

3/6/2018
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In March, we present Time & Tradition, a brand-new weekend series of concerts, storytelling and talks exploring the concept of time through traditional and contemporary folk music and ritual and seasonal customs. Highlights include Martin & Eliza Carthy, Peggy Seeger, Roy Bailey, Grace Petrie and Ewan McLennan We chat to Alan Bearman Music, artistic associate of Kings Place, to gain an insight into the aims of the Festival. In the second half, we hear some music from young folk singer...

Duration:00:18:09

Jewish Book Week 2018 - A Kings Place Podcast

2/22/2018
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Jewish Book returns to Kings Place! Join us for 80 inspiring talks, conversations, debates and performances with some of the world’s most interesting minds and exciting personalities. We spoke to Festival Director Lucy Silver and David Waller, author of The Reputation Game, about the upcoming Festival. 3 – 11 Mar kingsplace.co.uk/jbw

Duration:00:13:50

The Beatbox Collective at London A Cappella Festival 2018 - A Kings Place Podcast

11/14/2017
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London A Cappella Festival 2018 will include a much-anticipated performance from The Beatbox Collective. Ben Eshmade chats to three members of this vocal supergroup to find out more about their passion for beatboxing – including a special live demonstration. 24 – 27 Jan kingsplace.co.uk/lacf

Duration:00:13:27

Bach, the Universe & Everything - A Kings Place Podcast

10/17/2017
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This autumn, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment launches a brand-new Sunday morning concert series for inquiring and curious minds. Ben Eshmade chats to the OAE's Chief Executive, Crispin Woodhead, and Professor Carlos Frenk who is part of the first concert on 22 Oct. kingsplace.co.uk/bachcantatas

Duration:00:11:25

London Podcast Festival presents... WRESTLING - A Kings Place Podcast

8/30/2017
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Following the enormous success of the London Podcast Festival in 2016, we’re excited to launch a spin-off series of themed mini-festivals. This year, London Podcast Festival presents... focuses on Wrestling! Festival programmers Zoë Jeyes and Frazer Mclean share their enthusiasm for this popular form of 'sports entertainment' in a conversation with Ben Eshmade. Sat 9 Sep, Kings Place kingsplace.co.uk/wrestling

Duration:00:15:45

Howard Skempton at 70 - A Kings Place Podcast

8/17/2017
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The contemporary composer, teacher, pianist, accordionist and music publisher Howard Skempton celebrates his 70th birthday at Kings Place this October. Joined by conductor David Wordsworth, he chats to Helen Wallace about his diverse body of work and plans for the future. Fri 13 Oct kingsplace.co.uk/HowardSkempton

Duration:00:14:49

London Piano Festival 2017 - A Kings Place Podcast

7/10/2017
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London Piano Festival (5-8 Oct) returns to Kings Place with an underlying Russian theme. Ben Eshmade chats to the acclaimed pianists Ilya Itin and Nelson Goerner about their exciting solo recitals. kingsplace.co.uk/lpf

Duration:00:13:22

Eden Stell Guitar Duo at IGF Guitar Summit 2017 - A Kings Place Podcast

7/10/2017
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The acclaimed Eden Stell Guitar Duo return to Kings Place this summer to launch their new album Cançons i danses - the first guitar CD dedicated to the work of the Catalan composer Federico Mompou (1893–1987). Part of the IGF Guitar Summit 2017. 20 - 22 Jul kingsplace.co.uk/IGFGS

Duration:00:12:41

OperaUpClose: Poulenc’s La voix humaine - A Kings Place Podcast

6/21/2017
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Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose return to Kings Place this summer with a new production of Poulenc and Cocteau’s astonishing La voix humaine – a raw and intimate one-woman opera. 2, 10 & 16 Jul and 6 & 20 Aug kingsplace.co.uk/OperaUpClose

Duration:00:12:49

Stax Music Academy - A Kings Place Podcast

6/19/2017
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This summer, members of The Stax Music Academy travel from Memphis to the London stage to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Stax/Volt European Tour. Find out how the Academy has inspired and changed the lives of many young people living in one of the most economically depressed zip codes in the United States. Sat 15 Jul, 8pm kingsplace.co.uk/StaxMusic

Duration:00:09:51

The Politics Festival 2017 - A Kings Place Podcast

6/16/2017
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This June, Kings Place launches The Politics Festival – a weekend of pro-politics talks, debates, discussions and plenty of politics-related entertainment. The Festival's producer Zoë Jeyes talks to journalists and political commentators Steve Richards and Ian Birrell about some of the big topics and speakers featured this year. 23 – 25 June kingsplace.co.uk/tpf

Duration:00:13:59

Possessing Nothing: John Cage Song Books - A Kings Place Podcas

5/26/2017
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Poet in the City's Chief Executive Isobel Colchester chats to Ben Eshmade about the exciting programme of this year's Poetry & Lyrics Festival (9-10 June). In the second half, versatile vocalist Elaine Mitchener talks about her Cagean happening on 10 June. Sat 10 June, 6.30pm kingsplace.co.uk/JohnCage

Duration:00:15:24

Kefaya at Songlines Encounters 2017 - A Kings Place Podcast

4/19/2017
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Ben Eshmade chats to Giuliano Modarelli and Al MacSween, founders of the international music collective Kefaya. They perform at this year’s Songlines Encounters Festival at Kings Place (1–3 June). kingsplace.co.uk/sef This is the second episode in our #SonglinesEncounters podcast series.

Duration:00:13:59

Strong Women, Strong Voices: Mor Karbasi - A Kings Place Podcast

4/6/2017
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The fourth episode in our 'Strong Women, Strong Voices' podcast series features Jerusalem-born singer Mor Karbasi. She talks about her diverse cultural influences and the liberating joy of singing. Sat 6 May, 8pm kingsplace.co.uk/MorKarbasi

Duration:00:11:58

Bollywood Brass Band & Jyotsna Srikanth at Songlines Encounters 2017 - A Kings Place Podcast

4/4/2017
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Simon Broughton, Editor-in-Chief of Songlines Magazine, chats to Bollywood Brass Band member Kay Charlton and South Indian violinist Jyotsna Srikanth, who perform at this year’s Songlines Encounters Festival at Kings Place (1–3 June). kingsplace.co.uk/sef This is the first episode in our #SonglinesEncounters podcast series.

Duration:00:12:55

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