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2018.2.15 Ticket

Feb 15,2018
MUSIC



KATY PERRY

Gocheok Sky Dome

April 6: Katy Perry’s world tour, “Witness: The Tour” comes to Seoul in April. According to the organizer, the tour is “an imaginative trip from outer-space to inner-space, from the planets to the bottom of our oceans, and a musical journey through Perry’s biggest milestones and mega-hits right up to her latest album.”

The concert stars at 9 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 to 165,000 won and standing tickets cost 110,000 won.

Tickets go on sale on Feb. 20 at 12 p.m. via ticket.melon.com.

Guil Station, line No. 1, exit 2



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 ($27.90 to $65.10).

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 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.

All tickets are 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



KOH SANGJI SPECIAL CONCERT

Veloso

To 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.

All tickets are 50,000 won.

Hapjeong Station, line No. 2, exit 3





THEATER



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



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 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



FUENSANTA LA MONETA “DIVINO AMOR HUMANO”

LG Arts Center

March 24-25: In “Divino Amor Humano,” Teresa of Avila’s four poems about divinity, love and passion will be transformed into a stage show full of dance and flamenco-style violin and electric guitar.

With the help of lighting effects and projections, contemporary flamenco dancer Fuensanta La Moneta will express the work spectacularly with her dramatic movements and deep understanding of the arts.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Ticket prices range from 33,000 to 150,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

SWAN LAKE

LG Arts Center

March 29-31: Jimmy is a 36-year-old depressed man with no job and no hope who lives alone with his mother.

When the government takes away his childhood home as part of their public management policy, he is traumatized and goes to a nearby lake with a gun, planning to kill himself.

Before he pulls the trigger, four swans appear before him: They are Finola and her younger sisters, all of whom have been cursed and turned into swans. When Jimmy starts dancing with the four swans, he feels a happiness that he’s never felt before.

The overall story is based on the classic ballet “Swan Lake,” but the four sisters who were cursed into swans are part of the Irish myth “The Children of Lir.” Jimmy’s character and his background come from the “John Carthy Case” which shook up Irish society in 2000.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on the weekdays and 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Ticket prices range from 40,000 to 80,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

The Universal Ballet Company will present the famous ballet “Giselle.” After premiering in Korea in 1985, the show has been one of the company’s most popular productions. [UNIVERSAL BALLET COMPANY]
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





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.

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

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


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