Britten at 100  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH FEBRUARY 2013

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, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG
 
 
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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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5 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
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Harry Shearer & Judith Owen Present Christmas Without TearsHarry Shearer & Judith Owen Present Christmas Without TearsHarry Shearer & Judith Owen Present Christmas Without TearsAn irreverent antidote to the most stressful of seasons, singer songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humourist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) continue a fifteen-year tradition that began in their own Santa Monica home. Spreading some yuletide cheer, Christmas Without Tears brings special guests including Downton Abbey actress2016-12-08T00:00:00+00002016-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Guitar
PRICING  £24.50, adv £39.50
DATES  Running from  Thursday 8th December 2016untilThursday 8th December 2016
VENUE  Kings Place 
An irreverent antidote to the most stressful of seasons, singer songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humourist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) continue a fifteen-year tradition that began in their own Santa Monica home. Spreading some yuletide cheer, Christmas Without Tears brings special guests including Downton Abbey actress... More about this event
 
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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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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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English Chamber Orchestra & Christian Zacharias: La Folle JourneeEnglish Chamber Orchestra & Christian Zacharias: La Folle JourneeThe pianist and conductor leads the ensemble for a performance of Haydn's Symphony No 83 In G Minor La Poule, Mozart's Piano Quartet No 2 In E Flat and Overture From Le Nozze Di Figaro plus Poulenc's Sinfonietta.2016-12-07T20:00:00+00002016-12-07T00:00:00+0000 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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Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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English Symphony Orchestra With Emma Johnson & Kenneth WoodsEnglish Symphony Orchestra With Emma Johnson & Kenneth WoodsThe Worcester-based orchestra, which was founded by William Boughton in 1978, performs Haydn's Symphony No 44 In E Minor 'Trauer', James Francis Brown's Lost Lanes, Shadow Groves featuring clarinettist Emma Johnson and Mozart's Symphony No 40 In G Minor. Conducted by Kenneth Woods.2016-12-11T18:30:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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