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2011.12.1 TICKET

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Gracias Choir and Orchestra will perform the “Christmas Cantata” in choir, musical and opera form on Dec. 10 at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts Grand Theater in central Seoul. See MUSIC. Provided by Sejong Center for the Performing Arts


MUSIC

MAMAS GUN

Hongik University, V Hall

Today and Friday: Known for its stellar performance at the 2011 Pentaport Rock Festival, London’s soul funk band Mamas Gun is returning to Korea to promote its recently released sophomore album “The Life and Soul.” After the release of its first album “Routes to Riches” in 2009, the band became an instant success in Japan.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets are 66,000 won.
Hongik University Station, line No. 2, exit 9
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

MARC GRAUWELS & FRIENDS

Seoul Arts Center, IBK Chamber Hall

Dec. 8: Belgian flautist Marc Grauwels performs with a group of acclaimed Korean musicians.

Noted for his eclecticism as a soloist, Grauwels has worked with international musician such as famed Guy Lukowski and Greek composer Yannis Markopoulos, who wrote a concerto for the flute dedicated to Grauwels that was played at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004.

He will play with flautist Park Min-young, violinist Jung Yoo-jin and many more. The program includes Mozart’s Divertimento No. 1 in D and Chopin’s Variations on a Theme by Rossini.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 50,000 won.
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 6292-9370, www.sac.or.kr

GRACIAS CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

Grand Theater

Dec. 10: The “Christmas Cantata” will be performed by the group known as the Gracias Choir and Orchestra. The performance will be a mixture of choir, musical and opera singing with such concert pieces as “Jingle Bells,” “White Christmas” and other popular carol songs. The Gracias Choir is known for their monthly singing performances usually at a low price of 1,000 won.

The performance is at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are 1,000 won.
Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8
(02) 399-1609, www.sejongpac.or.kr

SUPERSTAR K3 TOP 11

Olympic Park SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium

Dec. 17 and 18: The top 11 contestants from season three of the popular reality talent show “Superstar K” reunite for an end-of-year concert.

The show is at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets range from 66,000 won to 88,000 won.
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

SEOUL STRING QUARTET

Seoul Arts Center, IBK Chamber Hall

Dec. 18: The Seoul String Quartet - with members Wayne Lin, Shin A-rah, Huang Hung-wei and Park Sang-min - will play Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21, Smetana’s String Quartet No. 1 and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 3.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 50,000 won.
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THEATER

EVITA

LG Arts Center

Dec. 9 to Jan. 29: The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical that won seven Tony Awards including best musical will be presented with an all-Korean celebrity cast including Jung Sun-ah, Park Sang-won, Lee Ji-hoon and more.

“Evita” is famous for its moving and internationally acclaimed music, with hits such as “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina.” It is based on the true and tragic tale of Eva Peron, an illegitimate child who was a third-rate actress before becoming the first lady of Argentina.

Performances are at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays; at 3 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 2 and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 130,000 won.
Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 8
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

ANNIE

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

Grand Theater

Dec. 15 to 29: “Annie,” the recipient of the award for best musical at the Korean Musical Awards in 2007, is back in theaters.

First introduced to Korea in 2006, “Annie” delivers its warm message again this winter through the story of the feisty young orphan who wins the heart of a billionaire industrialist. The original Broadway production garnered seven Tony Awards including best musical after it opened in 1977.

The musical features hits such as “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life.”

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and at 3 and 7 p.m. on weekends.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 70,000 won.
Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

HAMLET

Universal Art Center

To Dec. 17: The timeless and venerable Shakespeare play “Hamlet” is being transformed into a musical and will be performed in Korean. “Hamlet” concerns a grief-stricken man who is depressed over his father’s death and struggles with feelings of betrayal.

Performances are at 8 p.m. on weekdays; at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 2 and 6 p.m. on Sundays.
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 100,000 won.
Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 3
070-7124-1740, www.uac.co.kr

THE NUTCRACKER

Universal Art Center

Dec. 21 to Dec. 31: The prestigious two-act ballet that comes once a year, “The Nutcracker” is back in theaters to celebrate Christmas as well as the end of the year.

Along with “Swan Lake” and “The Sleeping Beauty,” “The Nutcracker” is one of the three great ballets composed by Peter Tchaikovsky. Universal Ballet’s version is adapted from the version choreographed by Vasily Vainonen in 1934, with further adaptations by Oleg Vinogradov.

Universal Ballet has presented “The Nutcracker” every year since 1986.

The performance starts at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays to Saturdays; at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 80,000 won.
Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE

FOLK PERFORMANCE

Korea House

To Dec. 31: The Korea House folk performance team presents eight traditional Korean performance styles, including: Gainjeonmokdan (royal court dance), Bongsan talchum (traditional mask dance with singing), ogomu (five drum dance), pansori (narrative singing), Buchae chum (traditional fan dance), samulnori (percussion quartet) and more.

The Korea House was established by the Foundation for the Preservation of Cultural Properties, which helps preserve and promote traditional Korean arts.

Performances are from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Korea House also offers dinner; the first seating is 5 to 6:30 p.m. and the second 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Tickets are 50,000 won.
Chungmuro Station, line No. 3 and 4, exit 3
(02) 2266-9101~3, www.kangkoku.or.kr



HOLIDAY EVENTS

COUNTDOWN SEOUL 2012

Times Square

Dec. 31: This annual end-of-year event features three stages and 20 acts, including headliner UV; French electronic producers Breakbot and So Me; French synth-rock duo Housse de Racket; acoustic pop duo Autumn Vacation; dance and electronic outfit Goonamguayeoridingstella; indie band 3rd Line Butterfly; indie rockers The Freaks, Summer Here Kids and Mongoose; and indie folk group One Punch.

The event is from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Tickets range from 66,000 won to 99,000 won
Youngdeungpo Station, line No. 1, exit 3
1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com


*Event information is culled from the Korea Tourism Organization and other online sources.
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