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2012.9.26 TICKET

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The Korea National Opera will perform “Carmen” at the Opera Theater of the Seoul Arts Center from Oct. 18-21 in southern Seoul. See THEATER, below. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



JAMES MORRISON, JUNG JAE-HYUNG

Yonsei University Amphitheater

Oct. 7: Singer-songwriters Jung Jae-hyung and James Morrison will be performing at the Yonsei University Amphitheater on Oct. 7. Korean Jung is recognized throughout the nation, and after a long break to study music in France, has come back to perform alongside James Morrison.

This will be Morrison’s first show in Korea.

The concert will begin at 6 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 77,000 won to 121,000 won.

Sinchon Station, line No. 2, exit 3 or 4

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



GIDON KREMER & KREMERATA BALTICA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Oct. 16 and 17: Latvian violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer and his chamber orchestra, the Kremerata Baltica, are coming to Korea for the first time in three years. As 2012 marks the orchestra’s 15th anniversary, the performances are all the more special.

Programs vary depending on the day of the show.

The concerts will begin at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 150,000 won.

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

1577-5266, www.clubbalcony.com



MICHAEL BOLTON

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Oct. 17: Bolton acquired worldwide fame with his cover version of “When a Man Loves a Woman,” for which he won a Grammy.

Tracks such as “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” and “Go the Distance”- the latter featured in the Walt Disney motion picture “Hercules” - are also popular.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 66,000 won to 180,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF MOSCOW RADIO

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Oct. 23: First founded in 1930 as the official orchestra of the Soviet All-Union Radio network, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra is Russia’s oldest symphony and is considered to be one of the best. The concert will be led by Vladimir Fedoseyev, artistic director and chief conductor of the orchestra. The program includes compositions of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and the Shostakovich Symphony.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 200,000 won.

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

(02) 580-1300, www.sacticket.co.kr



KENNY ROGERS

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

Oct. 26: Kenny Rogers, the U.S. country singer, is coming to Korea for the first time in 13 years. As the winner of several awards, Rogers has been crowned “king” of American country.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 90,000 won to 220,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



NORAH JONES

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Nov. 17: Norah Jones took the pop scene by storm with her debut album “Come Away With Me” in 2002, which swept the Grammys a year later and sold over 30 million copies worldwide. She is coming to Seoul for the first time in seven years.

Ticket prices range from 132,000 won to 165,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





THEATER



A JOURNEY

Seoul Arts Center, Jayu Theater

To Oct. 7: “A Journey,” by the late Yoon Young-sun, is centered on the friendship of six men and how they came to support each other in times of hardship.

Performances will start at 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, with an additional show at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

On Saturday, performances begin at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sunday at 3 p.m.

There are no performances this Sunday, and only one performance at 1 p.m. next Monday.

Ticket prices range from 25,000 won to 40,000 won.

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

(02) 580-1300, www.sacticket.co.kr



WICKED

Blue Square Musical Hall

To Oct. 7: “Wicked” is a musical based on Gregory Maguire’s best-selling novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.” The Broadway production has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Performances are at 8 p.m. weekdays; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 160,000 won.

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

1577-3363, www.clip2u.co.kr



PEER GYNT

LG Arts Center

Oct. 11 to 14: After having won the Grand Prize and other prominent honors at the 2009 Korean Theater Awards, “Peer Gynt” is back with a newly upgraded cast and production team. Based on the Norwegian dramatic piece of the same name, this five-act play revolves around the colorful life of a vain poet, Peer.

The show begins at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets cost 40,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

(02) 2005-0114, www.lgart.com

CARMEN

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

Oct. 18 to 21: The Korea National Opera presents the acclaimed “Carmen.” The French opera has been performed numerous times at the world-renowned stage of the Orange Opera Festival in France and has been picked as the No. 1 opera Korean audiences aspire to see.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets prices range from 10,000 won to 150,000 won.

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

(02) 580-1300, www.sacticket.co.kr



HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Sangsang Art Hall

To Oct. 21: The popular musical is back after its performance in 2005, and this time, it will be shown at Sangsang Art Hall. The story centers around rock singer Hedwig, who after a failed sex reassignment surgery goes on an American tour. The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday to Friday; 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; and 7 p.m. holidays and Sunday.

Tickets prices range from 55,000 won to 66,000 won.

Samsung Station, line No. 2, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



SAMCHEON - LAST FLOWER

Daehangno Munhwagonggan, Feeling Hall 1

Oct. 26 to Jan. 20: This musical centers on the last king of the Baekjae Period, who involved the country in brutal wars. The escalating hatred from his people leads to vengeance.

The musical starts from Tuesday to Friday at 8 p.m.; on Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and on Sunday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. There are no performances on Monday.

Ticket prices range from 40,000 to 60,000 won

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



KOREA TRADITIONAL EXPERIENCE & JANGGU PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

Chongdong Theater

Tomorrow to Saturday: For the last three days of September, the Chongdong Theater is hosting a festival with face-painting, janggu (traditional Korean drums) and other traditional activities and games.

Admission is free tomorrow and Friday, but on Saturday, a fee of 10,000 won will be charged.

City Hall Station, line No.1, exit 1

(02) 751-1500, www.chongdong.com



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