Studying Music at King’s means joining a department that is right in the heart of one of the world’s great cities for music – and where the people teaching you (not to mention some of your fellow students!) are regularly involved in high-profile musical events and cultural programming across London, the UK and internationally.
From a mass virtual performance and a new dance film to an award-winning Indian novelist, via medieval music in the British Museum and Italian opera in Cairo, see what members of the King’s Music Department have been up to recently!
- Let’s Get the Band Back Together: Mass Virtual Performance feat. KCL music societies (as seen in picture above)
- Opera scholar Dr Flora Willson presents an audio documentary on BBC Radio 3 about the Egyptian reception of Verdi’s opera Aida, on the 150th anniversary of its world premiere in Cairo
- Cultural historian and Indian music expert Dr Katherine Schofield in conversation with the musician and novelist Amit Chaudhuri as part of the 2021 Jaipur Literature Festival
- Ethnomusicologist Professor Martin Stokes performs with Oxford Maqam live at BBC Arabic
- Listen to recent recordings made by the KCL Chapel Choir and Director of Performance Dr Joe Fort on their Spotify page
- Medieval music expert Professor Emma Dillon and King’s Music PhD graduate Dr Katherine Emery present a lecture-recital on the musical world of Thomas Becket at the British Museum here
- Composer Dr Ed Nesbit was featured in BBC Radio 3’s series of ‘Postcards from Composers’ commissioned and broadcast during the 2020 lockdown
- ‘Rhapsody’ by King’s PhD composer Kristina Arakelyan was the soundtrack to CHRYSALIS: Korea, one of the ‘five best new dance films’ chosen by the Guardian.