Britten at 100  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH FEBRUARY 2013

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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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Britten at 100 - Britten 1921 - Playing piano. Image courtsey of www.britten100.org

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Judd Street NCP
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  25% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Britten at 100
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
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17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 12 minutes from Britten at 100
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
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Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Britten at 100, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 3 minutes from Britten at 100
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University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Britten at 100
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
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Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Britten at 100
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Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
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Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Britten at 100
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SpringderellaSpringderellaAmateur pantomime fundraising event.2017-01-20T20:00:00+00002017-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
Category: event
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Global PillageGlobal PillageBBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.2017-01-21T16:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Global Pillage
English Chamber Orchestra & Mark Padmore: ReflectionsEnglish Chamber Orchestra & Mark Padmore: ReflectionsThe orchestra performs Corelli's 'Adagio' From Concerto Grosso, Tippett's Fantasia Concertante On A Theme Of Corelli, Dowland's Flow My Tears and If My Complaints Could Passions Move, Britten's Lachrymae and Nocturne For Tenor, Seven Obligato Instruments And Strings, plus John Woolrich's Ulysses Awakes, with Mark Padmore, tenor and violist Lawrence2017-01-21T19:30:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Dakhla BrassDakhla BrassThe Bristol-based five-piece performs jazz, funk and swing.2017-01-21T20:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Global PillageGlobal PillageBBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.2017-01-22T16:00:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
Category: event
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Raphael Wallfisch & John York: BrothersRaphael Wallfisch & John York: BrothersThe cellist and pianist pairing performs Leighton's Alleluia Pascha Nostrum, Mendelssohn's Cello Sonata No 2 In D, James Macmillan's Cello Sonata No 1 and Grieg's Cello Sonata In A Minor.2017-01-22T18:30:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Gold Medal ShowcaseGold Medal ShowcaseThe annual Trinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music And Dance Gold Medal competition is being judged by guest judge Colin Currie.2017-01-23T19:00:00+00002017-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Gold Medal Showcase
The Guilty FeministThe Guilty FeministJoin comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest host for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to discuss topics all 21st century feminists agree on while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears underlying their lofty principles.2017-01-23T19:30:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
Category: event
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The Guilty Feminist
Adrian Brendel, Henning Kraggerud & Imogen Cooper: Beethoven Trios & VariationsAdrian Brendel, Henning Kraggerud & Imogen Cooper: Beethoven Trios & VariationsThe group performs the composer's Variations On 'Bei Mannern, Welche Liebe Fuhlen', Based On The Magic Flute By Mozart, Piano Trio In E Flat, No 1 and his Piano Trio, Archduke.2017-01-25T19:30:00+00002017-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Adrian Brendel, Henning Kraggerud & Imogen Cooper: Beethoven Trios & Variations
VOCES8VOCES8This eight-piece group from London performs a wide range a capella songs.2017-01-26T19:30:00+00002017-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
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