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Feb 01,2018
MUSIC



SARAH CHANG & 17 YOUNG VIRTUOSI

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 13: In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the opening of Seoul Arts Center, international violinist Sarah Chang and 17 other virtuosi will gather to perform. The program includes “Vitali Chaconne,” Excerpts from Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” and Piazzolla’s “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires.”

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 to 90,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5



SEOUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Lotte Concert Hall

Feb. 9-10: The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with conductor Thierry Fischer and violinist Renaud Capucon, pictured above. The program includes Berlioz’s “Mab, the Queen of Dreams from Romeo et Juliette,” Dutilleux’s “Violin Concerto L’arbre des songes” (The Tree of Dreams), Respighi’s “Pini di Roma” (Pines of Rome), and Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream, incidental music, Op. 61.” Dutilleux piece will be performed in Korea for the first time at the concert.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Ticket prices range from 10,000 ($9.40) to 90,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, between exit 1 and 2



THE XX ‘I SEE YOU’ SEOUL 2018

Olympic Park, SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium

Feb. 13: As a part of U.K. rock band The xx’s world tour in support of their third album “I See You,” the band will perform solo in Korea for the first time. The band consists of three members - producer Jamie XX and vocalists Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim.

Their most recent album “I See You” has been received acclaim from critics for its minimal sound and refined emotions.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 121,000 to 132,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3



PIANIST JI, “I AM NOT THE SAME”

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 24: Pianist Ji is one of the few Korean artists at Warner Music Group and was recently featured in the “Android: Monotune” advertisement. In the ad, he tunes a piano to play only one note, and uses it along with another piano to play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata.”

At this show, he will start off with Bach’s “Goldberg Variation, BMV 988 Aria” and other classical pieces in the hopes that he can expose people to new songs.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 to 70,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5



THE AMAZONS LIVE IN SEOUL

Hongdae Rolling Hall

March 3: English rock band The Amazons is coming to Seoul for its first ever concert in Korea. Formed in 2014, the band is composed of Matt Thomson, Chris Alderton, Elliot Briggs and Joe Emmett. They were included on the BBC’s “Sound of 2017” and MTV’s “Brand New 2017” lists. During the Seoul concert, the band will play their songs “Stay With Me,” “Black Magic,” and “Nightdriving.”

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

It’s a standing concert and tickets cost 77,000 won.

Sangsu Station, line No. 6, exit 1



JOHN LEGEND, DARKNESS AND LIGHT TOUR

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

March 15: John Legend, the R&B and soul musician, is returning to Korea. Since his first Korean performance in 2009, the artist has not only held three of his own concerts, but he has also attended various Korean music events such as the Mnet Asian Music Awards, showing his immense popularity in the country.

Since his debut album “Get Lifted” in 2004, the artist has won 10 Grammy Awards.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 110,000 to 165,000 won. Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3





THEATER



EDGAR ALLAN POE

Kwanglim Arts Center, BBCH Hall

To Feb. 4: Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most renowned writers of the 19th century, but due to his tragic love life and those who were jealous of his talent, his life was full of tragedy. However, his works still highlight what people fear most and have inspired many artists.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. for Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 120,000 won.

Apgujeong Station, line No. 3, exit 4



RICHARD III

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

Feb. 6 to March 4: Set in England during the 15th century, Richard III is born with intelligence and humor, but it is always ignored or overshadowed for his ugly appearance as a hunchback. Having grown up full of resentment and bitterness, his ambition to become the king grows uncontrollably and he will stop at nothing to achieve what he wants. Veteran actor Hwang Jung-min will play the role of Richard III.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 33,000 to 88,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5



ALL SHOOK UP

Hongik Daehangno Art Center

To Feb. 11: Classic songs such as “All Shook Up,” “C’mon Everybody,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love” were all hits from the legendary Elvis Presley. Twenty-four of his hit songs will be performed in this musical, which has a storyline similar to Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” - a story about love, joy, marriage, passion, and most of all, happiness.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 55,000 to 110,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3



CATS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

To Feb. 18: The cats are back. “Cats” is a must-see performance, which has been seen by over 2 million people locally, the largest number ever for a Korean musical production.

The 30 charismatic cats that appear in the performance show off their charms, which can be enjoyed by all generations, perfect for families to see it together. The newest version of the musical kicks off its Asia tour in Korea, with contemporary and powerful dance numbers, more detailed costumes and makeup that will entertain the eyes of audiences of all ages.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 to 170,000 won. Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8



ANNA KARENINA

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

To Feb. 25: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Seoul Arts Center’s Opera house, “Anna Karenina” - with its original production that was originally performed by the Moscow Operetta Theatre - will be staged.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. for Wednesdays. On Saturdays, the musical starts at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. while it begins at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won. Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

THE LAST EMPRESS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

March 6 to April 15: In the spring of 1866, the Korean Peninsula is in chaos due to international power politics. In the midst of the chaos, Empress Myeongseong marries King Gojong and gives birth to a healthy prince. Known for her beauty and intelligence, she was loved by her people. However, wanting to conquer Asia through the Korean Peninsula, the government of Meiji Japan decides the empress is an obstacle to their expansion of power and begins to plan her assassination.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8



KINKY BOOTS

Blue Square, Interpark Hall

To April 1: Charlie Price inherits a shoe factory from his father, but faces financial difficulties. To save his precarious shoe business, he unwillingly strikes a deal with a drag performer named Lola to produce a line of high-heeled boots for other drag queens called “Kinky boots.”

Talented singers and actors star in the musical, including Kim Ho-young, Lee Seok-hoon from SG Wannabe, Jung Sung-hwa and Kim Ji-woo.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. from Tuesdays to Fridays, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for Sundays and holidays.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3



GISELLE

Universal Arts Center

April 6-15: Universal Ballet presents “Giselle,” a tragic story about a bright, innocent country girl who turns into a mad woman after she is betrayed. The ballet describes her pure, noble heart that even death cannot conquer.

Having premiered in Korea in 1985, it became the piece to promote Korean ballet overseas.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. for Friday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for Saturday and 3 p.m. for Sunday. Ticket prices range from 10,000 to 100,000 won.

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4

The Korean production of the popular musical “Billy Elliot” is currently being staged at the D-Cube Arts Center in Sindorim, western Seoul. The show is attracting not only regular musicalgoers but also children watching a musical for the first time. [SEENSEE COMPANY]
BILLY ELLIOT

D-Cube Arts Center

To May. 7: In the 1980’s during a coal miners’ strike in Northern England, Billy happens to stumble across ballet during one of his boxing classes, and his life is changed forever as he discovers his love and talent for ballet. It’s a heartwarming and humorous story in which a young boy and his family fulfill their dreams through beautiful music.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday while 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. for the weekends.

Sindorim Station, lines No. 1 and No. 2, exit 1 or 5





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



MADANG NORI SHIMCHUNG

National Theater of Korea, KB Haneul Round Theater

To Feb. 18: The Korean tale “Shimchung” is a story about a girl named Shimchung who is known for being good and full of love for her blind father. In this performance, the tale has been adapted to fit the tastes of a contemporary audience.

The characters have been recreated with more distinct personalities while staying true to their basic desires. In this play, Sim Bong-sa, Shimchung’s father, is addicted to social media.

The main character, Shimchung, is depicted as a more realistic character who struggles between her impulse to run away from reality and to support her immature father.

Performances start at 3 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday and on weekends and national holidays, and at 8 p.m. on Fridays.

All tickets are 50,000 won.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 2 for the shuttle bus.



*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.


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