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2012.10.24 TICKET

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Legendary English singer-songwriter Sir Elton John is coming to Korea as part of his world tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of the release of “Rocket Man.” He will be performing at Olympic Gymnastics Hall in southeastern Seoul on Nov. 27. See MUSIC. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



KENNY ROGERS

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

Friday: Kenny Rogers, the U.S. country singer, is coming to Korea for the first time in 13 years. He saw a large share of his success in the late ’70s and ’80s, beginning with the release of “Lucille” in 1977. 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



YUKIE NISHIMURA

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

M Theater

Nov. 2: Japanese pianist Yukie Nishimura has released more than 30 albums, with “Smile Best” hitting stores last year. Many will recognize her compositions from the many Korean commercials that use the tracks, such as those for Maxim Coffee, Hana Bank and Naver. Her concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 won to 70,000 won.

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

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.

The concert begins at 7 p.m.

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



PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD

LG Arts Center

Nov. 25: Pierre-Laurent Aimard is a well-known French pianist who is widely acclaimed as a key figure in contemporary music. While he has released some 20 albums including “Music of My Mind: Jazz in Paris” and “Debussy: Preludes Books 1 & 2,” this is Aimard’s first concert in Korea.

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

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



ELTON JOHN

Olympic Park, Olympic Gymnastics Hall

Nov. 27: Legendary English singer-songwriter Elton John is coming to Korea to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his hit song “Rocket Man.” The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 77,000 won to 250,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



PATTI KIM

Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center

Aram Concert Hall

Dec. 28 to 30: Korean pop singer Patti Kim is holding a farewell concert series in Seoul.

Born in 1938 as Kim Hye-ja, the Korean began her career 20 years later as a singer for the U.S. military stationed in Korea.

Since then, she has captured hearts across the nation with hits such as “Seoul Anthem,” “I Can’t Forget” and “The Thorn Birds.”

She has been well received overseas as well.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Dec. 28, 7 p.m. on Dec. 29 and at 4 p.m. on Dec. 30.

Ticket prices range from 55,000 won to 121,000 won.

Jeongbalsan Station, line No. 3, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THEATER



ROCK OF AGES

Olympic Park, Woori Art Hall

Nov. 13 to Feb. 3: A Korean musical adaptation of the 2012 U.S. film “Rock of Ages” will be performed at the Woori Art Hall of Olympic Park.

The story is based on young rock ’n’ roll singers in the 1980s who dream of becoming the world’s biggest superstars.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and at 3 p.m. on Sundays. There are no performances on Mondays. Ticket prices range from 60,000 won to 100,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



FORETHOUGHT - PROMETHEUS’ FIRE

LG Arts Center

Nov. 17 to 18: This play is based on Prometheus and his theft of fire from Zeus for human use. Choreographed by Jung Young-doo, “Forethought” is his second collaboration with the LG Arts Center after his hit performance, “The 7th Man,” in 2010.

Performances begin at 5 p.m.

Tickets cost 40,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

(02) 2005-0114, www.lgart.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



MAN OF LA MANCHA

Charlotte Theater

To Nov. 30: Inspired by the story of Don Quixote, “Man of La Mancha” tells the story of the “mad” knight as a play within a play. Its original Broadway production in 1965 ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Monday.

Ticket prices range from 60,000 won to 130,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Blue Square, Samsung Hall

Dec. 7 to Jan. 31: In celebration of the 25th anniversary of its start on Broadway, “The Phantom of the Opera” returns to Seoul after just one year. It is the longest-running show in Broadway history.

Performances start at 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THE PERFORDIAN SHOW

MyungBo Art Hall, Haram Hall

Ongoing: The Perfordian Show, a popular Korean comedy troupe, is staging a nonverbal routine at the MyungBo Art Hall this fall.

The group, named after a portmanteau of “performer” and “comedian,” shot to international recognition through the Edinburgh Festival, where it ranked among the top-12 acts.

The show begins at 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There are no performances on Monday.

Tickets cost 50,000 won.

Euljiro 3-ga Station, line No. 2, exit 8

(02) 598-3119, www.myungbo.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



MACBETH’S WIFE

National Theater of Korea, Small Hall

Tomorrow and Friday: A pansori-based monodrama on the troubled life of Lady Macbeth from Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth” will be performed at the National Theater of Korea.

Performances start at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 20,000 won.

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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