Kings Place in September: the return of the popular London Podcast Festival

and highlights from the Voices Unwrapped series

• Kings Place’s annual London Podcast Festival returns for the seventh time with festival
favourites including No Such Thing as a Fish, Two Twos Podcast, Adam Buxton, Dane
Baptiste Questions Everything and The Guilty Feminist
• Voices Unwrapped series continues with Artist-in-Focus Julie Fowlis performing with Iarla
Ó Lionáird, plus performances by Gretchen Peters, Siobhan Miller, Xenia Rubinos and the
London Bulgarian Choir
• Kings Place Artistic Associates, the Orchestra and Choir of the Age of Enlightenment,
perform Haydn’s late master work, the Nelson Mass
• NWLive Arts present Finding Your Voice, a unique evening of cross-genre performance and
musical conversation with survivors of torture
LONDON PODCAST FESTIVAL
Kings Place’s London Podcast Festival returns for its seventh annual edition this September, bringing
together some of the biggest names in podcasting with listeners and aspiring podcasters. Kings Place
has become the UK’s home of live podcasting, regularly welcoming audiences to enjoy live
recordings of popular podcasts throughout the year. The line-up for this year’s London Podcast
Festival will feature No Such Thing as a Fish, Two Twos Podcast, Adam Buxton, Dane Baptiste
Questions Everything and The Guilty Feminist, as well as a range of affordable workshops and
classes, meet and greets, and panels. The full programme will be revealed nearer the time [7-18
Sept].
VOICES UNWRAPPED | FOLK, CLASSICAL, CONTEMPORARY
Voices Unwrapped, the venue’s year-long series of cross-genre events, continues in September
celebrating the power of the voice and the joy of singing together. Voices Unwrapped Artist-in-Focus
Julie Fowlis, a Gaelic singer and musician raised in the Hebrides, joins renowned Irish singer from
The Gloaming Iarla Ó Lionáird as part of his Kings Place debut [24 Sept]. Other folk artists
performing as part of Voices Unwrapped include Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Gretchen
Peters with special guest Kim Richey [2 Sept] and Scottish singer Siobhan Miller who makes her
much-anticipated Hall One debut [29 Sept].
For choral music enthusiasts, the London Bulgarian Choir and Dessislava Stefanova bring a unique
collection of traditional and contemporary folk arrangements [23 Sept] and London-based chamber
choir Pegasus Choir perform a free foyer performance of contemporary classical works with director
Matthew Altham, as part of Kings Place’s Singing Together programme for community choirs [30
Sept].
Kings Place Artistic Associate, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, is joined by soprano Sofia
Ticciati, alto Bethany Horak-Hallett, tenor Hugo Hymas, bass Robert Davies and the Choir of the
Age of Enlightenment for a performance of Haydn’s ‘Nelson’ Mass, directed by John Butt [30 Sept].

Autumn 2022 Listings | September

Combining the themes of Kings Place’s Luminate and Voices Unwrapped series is Xenia Rubinos, a
visionary singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who will perform tracks from her 2021 album
Una Rosa [1 Sept].
NW Live Arts presents Finding Your Voice, an evening of spoken word and performance that
encapsulates the message of Kings Place’s Voices Unwrapped series. Four writers from Freedom
from Torture’s Write to Life programme will tell their stories in collaboration with talented
musicians Alice Zawadzki (voice/violin), Laura van der Heijden (voice/cello), Kuljit Bhamra MBE
(tabla) and Sidiki Dembele (djembe, calabash) to create a captivating evening of musical
conversation [30 Sept].
JAZZ
Ukrainian harpist and composer Alina Bzhezhinska presents her new album Reflections alongside
HipHarpCollective. Alina uses layered effects and electronics to produce a unique sound on the
harp, influenced by jazz, funk and hip-hop innovators [25 Sept].