K-Music 2016

Thursday 15 September – Tuesday 25 October
A festival of Korean Music and performance across London this autumn

A festival that is ‘original, powerful and thrilling like nothing you have ever heard before’ (London Evening Standard)

Thursday 15 September

Jeong Ga Ak Hoe

LONDON British Museum

Thursday 15th September 11am & 3pm Seoul-based Jeong Ga Ak Hoe perform ancient and newly composed works for traditional instruments, finding a balance between the ...

Friday 16 September

Jeong Ga Ak Hoe

LONDON British Museum

Friday 16th September 6pm & 7.30pm Seoul-based Jeong Ga Ak Hoe perform ancient and newly composed works for traditional instruments, finding a balance between the ...

Saturday 17 September

Jeong Ga Ak Hoe

LONDON British Museum

Saturday 17th September 11am & 2pm   Seoul-based Jeong Ga Ak Hoe perform ancient and newly composed works for traditional instruments, finding a balance between ...

Tuesday 20 September

Youn Sun Nah

LONDON Union Chapel

The K-Music 2016 concert programme begins with one of Korea’s great voices playing a very rare London concert.  Youn Sun Nah first made ...

Tuesday 27 September

Idiotape + The Patients

LONDON Rich Mix

MTV said 'If Cut Copy, Daft Punk and Chromeo had a Korean baby, they would beget the funkatastic, celebratory disco house trio Idiotape.  They&...

Monday 3 October

Jambinai

LONDON Oslo, Hackney

Jambinai were the sensation of K-Music 2015 – their stunning set was called 'thrilling, unexpected and perfectly controlled' by The Guardian, after The Times said '...

Tuesday 11 October

Kyungso Park & Andy Sheppard

Royal Albert Hall / Elgar Room

Saxophonist Andy Sheppard premieres a new collaboration with Korean soloist Kyungso Park, in a special late-night performance in the Royal Albert Hall&...

Wednesday 12 October

National Gugak Centre

LONDON Kings Place (Hall Two)

The National Gugak Centre is responsible for touring the great folk artists of Korea with their last concert at Sadler's Wells forming the ...

Friday 21 October

Danpyunsun and The Sailors +Asian Chairshot

LONDON Rich Mix

One of the things that Korean music does brilliantly is mind-blowing theatre, perhaps because the roots go so deep into ritual performance.  Danpyunsun were ...

Monday 24 October

Modern Table present Darkness Poomba

LONDON The Place

Choreographer Kim Jae-Duk and his group of dancer/musicians take hold of Korean traditional dance and hotwire it with thrilling live music inspired by ancient ...

Tuesday 25 October

Modern Table present Darkness Poomba

LONDON The Place

Choreographer Kim Jae-Duk and his group of dancer/musicians take hold of Korean traditional dance and hotwire it with thrilling live music inspired by ancient ...