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2012.10.31 TICKET

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“Arrowroot Vines of Mt. Mansoo” will be performed from Friday for two days at the National Theater of Korea. See TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



YUKIE NISHIMURA

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

M Theater

Friday: 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



YO-YO MA & KATHRYN STOTT

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Nov. 13: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott are coming to Korea for a joint performance. The two have been working together for more than 35 years. The concert program includes compositions of Igor Stravinsky, Johannes Brahms and Manuel de Falla.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 50,000 won to 180,000 won.

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

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr



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



KBS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Nov. 30: The KBS Symphony Orchestra will be performing a concert conducted by internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev. Violinst Alina Pogostkina will be alongside Pletnev as well. The concert’s program includes compositions by Tchaikovsky and Brahms.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost from 20,000 won to 80,000 won.

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

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr



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.

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 Saturday, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Monday. 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





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



ARROWROOT VINES OF MT. MANSOO

National Theater of Korea, Main Hall Hae

Friday and Saturday: Acclaimed composer Lee Geon-yong is holding a choral and orchestral concert on his masterpiece, “Arrowroot Vines of Mt. Mansoo.”

The work is based on a series of poems of the same title written by Hwang Ji-woo that describes Korean ancestors heading for Manchuria to seek a new life during the Japanese invasion.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. on Friday and at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets cost from 20,000 won to 50,000 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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