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Burgh House Sunday Brunch Time Concert, AIR DE PRINTEMPS

Burgh House Sunday Brunch Time Concert, AIR DE PRINTEMPS

Sunday Brunch Recital: Air de Printemps II Burgh House is delighted to present ‘Air de Printemps II’ as part of our brunch recital series; a programme of beautiful Spring songs selected by acclaimed soprano Masami Suzuki, including work by Handel, Fauré, Schubert, Strauss, Barber and Bellini. And some lovely opera duets from Mozart’s Così fan […]

London Korean Film Night: Burmese On The Roof (2016)

London Korean Film Night: Burmese On The Roof (2016)

In the industrial suburb of Masoek we find three foreign workers sharing a prefab hut built on their factory’s rooftop. This documentary offers a gaze into their lives, shifting its focus away from issues often associated with immigrants, taking a look at their personalities and everyday existence instead. Through very concise interviews, their plans and […]

Kitaro Live in London

Kitaro Live in London

New-age music master Kitaro is back in London after 20 years! Japanese recording artist, composer, record producer and arranger noted for his electronic-instrumental music, and is universally associated and regarded as the founding architect of new age music. Kitaro’s various sound collaborations and resonant, multi-textured compositions truly defy the constraints of any genre. Grammy Award-Winning […]

Reimagining Japanese craft traditions in the modern age – Shinichiro Hashiguchi

Reimagining Japanese craft traditions in the modern age – Shinichiro Hashiguchi

The Japan Society and Chelsea College of Arts (CCA) are delighted to welcome award-winning Osaka-based architect, Shinichiro Hashiguchi, for this special lecture. In it Hashiguchi will be discussing his practice and the ways he has been working with skilled crafts people and their companies to explore new ways to give life to the products they […]

KCC House Concert: Hyungi Lee (Percussion)

KCC House Concert: Hyungi Lee (Percussion)

Designed to support UK based Korean musicians, the KCC House Concert is a new performing arts programme at the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK). Throughout 2017 this programme will showcase the impressive talents of Korean musicians presently within the UK’s classical scene by offering them the opportunity to perform in central London at the KCCUK. […]

Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan

Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Anglo-Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn RA (1867-1956), William Morris Gallery is staging a special exhibition showing the rarely displayed Brangwyn collection of Japanese prints and paintings. On show are not only works of art including ukiyo-e prints by Utagawa Hiroshige and Katsushika Hokusai, but also works, sketches, […]

From page to screen to page again: writing and reading Japanese film scripts – Lauri Kitsnik

From page to screen to page again: writing and reading Japanese film scripts – Lauri Kitsnik

In Japan, film scripts (shinario) have long been a notable presence both in cinema’s production and reception. This talk discusses the historical representation of screenwriters as film authors by looking at their working methods and writing spaces within the studio system. It also addresses the appearance of a new kind of reader that was prompted […]

Chihiro Yamanaka

Chihiro Yamanaka

A welcome return for Japanese- born, New York City-based pianist Chihiro Yamanaka, a star of the 2015 Ronnie Scott’s International Piano Festival, and now a firm club favourite. One of her native country’s most popular artists, she has been compared to the likes of Oscar Peterson and Mulgrew Miller and has recorded twenty albums principally […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

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