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2018.2.7 Ticket

Feb 07,2018
MUSIC



KOH SANGJI SPECIAL CONCERT

Veloso

Feb. 10 and March 17: Koh Sangji plays the bandoneon, an accordion-like instrument that is essential when playing tango music. She was taught by Japanese bandoneon player Komatsu Ryota. The concerts is divided into two volumes, the first under the theme of “Gorgeous Violin, Sensitive Tango,” and second with the title of “Baroque Music - Bach, Telemann and Piazzolla.”

The concert will start at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on both days.

Tickets cost 50,000 won for all seats.

Hapjeong Station, line No. 2, exit 3



SEOUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Lotte Concert Hall

Feb. 9-10: The Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra will perform with conductor Thierry Fischer and violinist Renaud Capucon. 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 to 90,000 won ($9.20 to $82.80).

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 won 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



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. Programs include “Vitali Chaconne,” Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons EXCERPTS (Spring 1st and 2nd mov. Summer 3rd mov. Autumn 1st mov. Winter 1st, 2nd and 3rd mov.)” 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



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



ENCORE WHEESUNG REALSLOW CONCERT

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Feb. 28: To thank his fans who supported his successful five-city tour last year, singer Wheesung will perform an encore concert and wrap up his current concert series while also celebrating the new year with his fans.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 121,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 or 7



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.

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. He jumped to the world of film with his role in the 2016 movie “La La Land” and his duet with singer Ariana Grande for the soundtrack of “Beauty and the Beast” (2017).

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



MURRAY PERAHIA PIANO RECITAL

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

March 17: International pianist Murray Perahia will come to Korea as part of his world tour which kicked off last May. The program includes Bach’s “French Suite No.6 in E major, BWV 817,” Schubert’s “Vier Impromptus D. 935 (Op. post.142),” Mozart’s “Rondo in A minor, K. 511,” and Beethoven’s “Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 40,000 to 150,000 won.

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





THEATER



ALL SHOOK UP

Hongik Daehangno Art Center

To Feb. 11: Classic songs such as “All Shook Up,” “C’mon Everybody” and “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 story line 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. 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

The Korean production of the musical “Anna Karenina” is being staged at the Seoul Arts Center to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the theater. [SHOW ON COMPANY]
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



RICHARD III

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

To March 4: Set in England during the 15th century, Richard III is born with intelligence and humor, but he 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



DOCTOR ZHIVAGO MUSICAL

Charlotte Theater

Feb. 27 to May 7: A Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1958, “Doctor Zhivago” is Boris Pasternak’s only novel. His work has been adapted into a film and a number of musicals.

A production was introduced to Asia for the first time with actors Jo Seung-woo and Hong Kwang-ho in 2012, and this time the main character Yuri Zhivago will be played by actors Ryu Jung-han and Park Eun-tae.

The show tells the tale of two lovers, Yuri Zhivago and Lala, who embark on a heartbreaking love story during the Russia revolution.

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

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

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3



AMADEUS

Kwanglim Arts Center, BBCH Hall

Feb. 27 to April 29: From the mind of British playwright Peter Shaffer, the musical tells the tale of composers Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Although similar in sense about their thirst for music, Mozart’s ingenuity and talent torments the palace composer Salieri. The role of Mozart will be played by two veteran TV actors - Cho Jung-seok and Kim Jae-wook. This show will be Kim’s first performance in a musical in seven years.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays. On March 1 there will only be one show at 3 p.m. and on Sundays from March 2 to 18, the show will only be hosted at 2 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 66,000 to 99,000 won. Apgujeong Station, line No. 3, exit 4





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, only obsessed with posting cool photos of his life online.

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.



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