Guitarist from the space age touches down

Guitarist from the space age touches down

By Geoff Cowart   He never uttered a word. Even after a steady 90 minutes on the Cadogan Hall stage, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell probably thought he had said enough with his playing. If so, he was correct.   For his EFG London Jazz Festival gig on November 18, the...

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Byron: Angel & Outcast with Simon Russell Beale

Byron: Angel & Outcast with Simon Russell Beale

Lord Byron – poet, campaigner and serial lover. A superstar, a pariah and a man ahead of his time. From fame and scandal in Regency England to epic voyages across Europe in conflict, Byron: Angel & Outcast offers an intimate look at a troubled genius. Simon Russell Beale narrates this dramatised...

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ABRSM and St Pancras Station unite to create a Make Music Day medley to bring cheer to commuters

ABRSM and St Pancras Station unite to create a Make Music Day medley to bring cheer to commuters

To celebrate Make Music Day, taking place on Thursday 21 June, ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) will be joining forces with St Pancras Station to bring some musical cheer to commuters. Make Music Day is an annual celebration of music around the globe. This year, following...

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John Crampton with Lettie in support at The Cellar of Finborough Arms

John Crampton with Lettie in support at The Cellar of Finborough Arms

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter Lettie who has sung with John Cooper Clarke, supported Peter Murphy, writes with Anthony Phillips plays with Richard Moore (Nigel Kennedy) on electric violin and Mark Vernon, co-writer and producer on her fourth album If?  This is a one off performance of the album (approx 30 minutes) in its entirety...

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Review: Madison Beer at the 02 Academy

Review: Madison Beer at the 02 Academy

By Luisa Polch Luisa is an 17-year-old German exchange student currently doing two weeks of work experience at KCW Today. Madison Beer is a 19-year old Pop- singer from the US who became famous by being discovered through her YouTube videos by Justin Bieber which should give readers an impression...

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Carly Paoli performs for the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Carly Paoli performs for the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Carly Paoli, a rising star of the classical music world, performed a special concert for the Chelsea Pensioners on Friday 26th January 2018. The private performance, which took place in the Pensioners’ Club at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, was a special preview of Carly’s forthcoming concert at Cadogan Hall on...

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Guru Kirtan at the Tabernacle W11

Guru Kirtan at the Tabernacle W11

The Tabernacle in Notting Hill is hosting a live Kirtan event this coming Saturday 16th September, featuring some of the UK’s finest singers and musicians. Instruments ranging from the traditional Indian Sitar and Tabla, to the dynamic Spanish Guitar and Drum, are sure to get the energy flowing at one...

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Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Two centuries apart, George Frederick Handel and Jimi Hendrix changed the course of music history. They both chose London as their spiritual and creative home, and by a stroke of serendipity, their legacies will forever be intertwined.   Separated by time but not space, the two musicians occupied adjoining residences on...

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The Royal College of Music: Providing world-class music in the heart of London

The Royal College of Music: Providing world-class music in the heart of London

Editor-in-chief, Kate Hawthorne, holds an exclusive interview with Director of the Royal College of Music, Professor Colin Lawson CBE for KCW Today.  Ludwig Van Beethoven claimed that ‘Music is a higher revelation than wisdom and philosophy in their totality’. Many would agree but the practice of translating this essence and Art...

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St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

The 80th Anniversary of the St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir marks a milestone in the choir’s history on March 25, celebrating one family’s dedication to choral music and bringing live performances to St Paul’s Knightsbridge. In the spring of 1937 Richard Lathan, a talented musician and organist at St Paul’s...

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