K-Music

Serious in association with the Korean Cultural Institute presents K-Music. This is a festival of Korean music in London, showcasing the breadth and depth of music from the country.

In 2013, K-Music brought London a festival that was ‘original, powerful and thrilling like nothing you have ever heard before’ (London Evening Standard)
K-Music returns in September 2015.

Take a look at the Festival trailer and brochure below, then scroll down further to book tickets.


Tuesday 1 September

K-Music: SU:M + special guest Arthur Jeffes from Penguin Cafe

LONDON Southbank Centre / Purcell Room

SU:M's name (pronounced "soom") translates as "breath" and it expresses the physical connection of these two women to the music they create - ...

Friday 4 September

K-Music: The Barberettes

LONDON Forge

The Barberettes are a spectacular vocal harmony trio, a timeslip girl group who turn classics of the 50s and 60s inside out as well as ...

Saturday 5 September

K-Music: The Barberettes

LONDON Forge

The Barberettes are a spectacular vocal harmony trio, a timeslip girl group who turn classics of the 50s and 60s inside out as well as ...

Friday 11 September

K-Music: No Brain + support

LONDON Scala

In England, we know a bit about Korean art music and hold some preconceptions about K-Pop - but we don't know much about Korean ...

Wednesday 16 September

K-Music: Jambinai

LONDON Rich Mix

Jambinai are the next thrilling instalment in the tale of new Korean music.  They sculpt sound in a way that's drawn comparisons to ...

Sunday 20 September

K-Music: Noreum Machi

LONDON Kings Place (Hall Two)

There's a theatrical strand to a lot of Korean music and, for more than 20 years, Noreum Machi have been creating a thrilling spectacle from ...

Wednesday 23 September

K-Music: The Pansori Night

LONDON Cadogan Hall

The Pansori Night will bring together six talented performers for an evening of music, dance and song with a contemporary twist.  Pansori is a ...

Wednesday 30 September

K-Music: Korean National Gugak Centre

LONDON Lilian Baylis Studio

The Korean National Gugak Centre is one of the great arts companies of Korea, and this performance concentrates on Sanjo - that's a style ...