Bach Unwrapped  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST DECEMBER 2013

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, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG
 
 
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Bach UnwrappedWith their 'unwrapped' series, concert hall Kings Place puts the spotlight on one composer; in 2012 it was Brahms, and in 2013 it's the turn of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Bach Unwrapped series is their largest annual series to date with over 70 concerts, interactive events and study days planned. Kicking things off on Sunday 30th December 2012, the early music ensemble Florilegium perform suitably seasonal cantatas. The year-long programme comes to a close on Saturday 21st December 2013 with the Clare College Choir, Cambridge, singing Bach's Mass in B minor. In between we have a huge choice of chamber music, recitals, study days, fun family concerts and interactive events to take part in. There's even a section dedicated to Bach, Jazz and Beyond where leading lights from the jazz world bring a whole new approach to music by the German master.

 

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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King's Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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13 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
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Pop-up Poetry: CasanovaPop-up Poetry: CasanovaEnjoy a collection of poems about broken hearts and playboys.2016-05-06T18:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Pop-up Poetry: Casanova
Sounds Baroque: Casanova's Conquest: The Tradition Of The PasticcioSounds Baroque: Casanova's Conquest: The Tradition Of The PasticcioA celebration of the pasticcio genre of opera in which the story is compiled of different composer's works. The programme is to include pieces Arne, Gluck, Handel, Hasse and Mozart to tell the tale of irrepressible libertine Giacomo Casanova. Devised by Julian Perkins and Stephen Pettitt. Directed from the harpsichord by Julian Perkins.2016-05-06T19:30:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Sounds Baroque: Casanova's Conquest: The Tradition Of The Pasticcio
WorldService ProjectWorldService ProjectDave Morecraft leads a groove-layered jazz performance with classical and punk influences, alongside saxophonist Tim Ower, trombonist Raph Clarkson, bassist Arthur O'Hara and drummer Pete Hill.2016-05-06T20:00:00+01002016-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Study Day: How To Be HIP: Historically Informed Performance; Here And Now, Why And HowStudy Day: How To Be HIP: Historically Informed Performance; Here And Now, Why And HowA series of conversations surrounding historically informed performances.2016-05-07T10:30:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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The Sixteen: Acis And GalateaThe Sixteen: Acis And GalateaHarry Christophers conducts Handel's pastoral opera which explores the themes of tragedy, eternal love and liberation, telling the story of the mortal Acis, the goddess Galatea and their doomed love.2016-05-07T19:30:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Quentin Blake And FranceQuentin Blake And FranceThe famous illustrator talks about all things French, including poetry and art.2016-05-09T19:30:00+01002016-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Savina YannatouSavina YannatouA multi-lingual celebration of the city of Thessaloniki by the Greek singer, who uses the cultural diversity of her homeland as inspiration.2016-05-09T20:00:00+01002016-05-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Academy Of St Martin In The Fields Chamber EnsembleAcademy Of St Martin In The Fields Chamber EnsembleThe ensemble performs Prokofiev's Overture On Hebrew Themes, Dohnanyi's Sextet In C, Brahms's Horn Trio In E Flat and Mozart's Divertimento In D.2016-05-11T19:30:00+01002016-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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