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2012.10.10 TICKET

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The French play “Murmures des Murs,” directed by Victoria Thierree-Chaplin, one of the daughters of Charlie Chaplin, comes to the LG Arts Center in southern Seoul from Oct. 18-20. See THEATER. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



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.

This year marks the orchestra’s 15th anniversary.

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



PEER GYNT

LG Arts Center

Tomorrow to Sunday: 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



THE COMEDY OF K

National Theater of Korea, Main Hall

Saturday and Sunday: The Hong Kong Ballet will be performing a contemporary drama that depicts the psychological insecurities the people of Hong Kong faced when the British transferred sovereignty of the region to China as well as their anxieties during the SARS epidemic.

The show starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Ticket prices range from 20,000 won to 50,000 won.

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

(02) 2280-4115, www.ntok.go.kr



MURMURES DES MURS

LG Arts Center

Oct. 18 to 20: This French play is based on a woman living in a moving house who is surrounded by mercurial Venetian architecture and anonymous masked figures. Slowly, the woman seems to be losing her mind. Directed by Victoria Thierree-Chaplin, one of the daughters of comedian Charlie Chaplin, this play has received rave reviews and makes its way to Seoul.

The play begins at 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets cost 30,000 won to 70,000 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 the 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



MOZART OPERA SEASON

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, M Theater

Nov. 17 to 26: The Seoul Metropolitan Opera will be performing three of the most renowned operas composed by Mozart: “Don Giovanni,” “Cosi fan tutte” and “The Magic Flute.”

“Don Giovanni” will start at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, 20 and 23, and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 25.

“Cosi fan tutte” will start at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, 21 and 25, and at 3 p.m. on Nov. 24.

“The Magic Flute” will start at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19, 22 24 and 26.

Prices range from 10,000 won to 80,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 1 or 8

(02) 399-1114, www.sejongpac.or.kr





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



KOREA TRADITIONAL GUGAK FESTIVAL

Gyeongju Arts Center, Main Theater and Outdoor Stage

Friday to Sunday and Oct. 31: The 31st Korea Traditional Gukak Festival is to be held in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang. Gukak is a genre of traditional Korean classical music.

The mayor of the city will participate in the opening ceremony, and the program for the first day will include several performances of traditional dance, pansori (traditional vocal and percussional music), and the gayageum, a Korean zither-like string instrument.

On Oct. 31, the festival will hold a one-day event in Seoul as well in the main theater of the National Gukak Center in southern Seoul.

The festival starts at 7:30 p.m. on the 12th, at 7 p.m. on the 13th and at 6 p.m. on the 14th.

For the Seoul festival, it starts at 7 p.m.

Admission is free of charge.

1588-4925, www.gjartcenter.kr



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