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2012.11.7 TICKET

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Three of Mozart’s best operas will be performed by the Seoul Metropolitan Opera at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts from Nov. 17 to 26. See THEATER. Provided by N. Razina


MUSIC



YO-YO MA & KATHRYN STOTT

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Tuesday: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott have been working together for more than 35 years. The concert program includes compositions by Igor Stravinsky, Johannes Brahms and Manuel de Falla.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 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 more that 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



DEUTSCHE RADIO PHILHARMONIE

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

Grand Theater

Nov. 21: Conducted by Karel Mark Chichon, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie will be giving its first concert in Korea, featuring guest violinist Viviane Hagner. The program will include works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Brahms.

The concert will start at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 40,000 won to 110,000 won.

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

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



PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD

LG Arts Center

Nov. 25: Pierre-Laurent Aimard is a well-known French pianist widely acclaimed as a key figure in contemporary music. While he has released some 20 albums, this is Aimard’s first performance in Korea.

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets are 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 “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 perform under the baton of internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev.

The program will feature renowned violinst Alina Pogostkina and works by Tchaikovsky and Brahms.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 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

Dec. 28 to 30: The Korean pop icon is holding a series of farewell concerts in Seoul.

Born in 1938 as Kim Hye-ja, she began her career as a singer for the U.S. military.

She has been well received overseas as well.

The concerts start at 8 p.m. on Dec. 28, 7 p.m. on Dec. 29 and at 4 p.m. on Dec. 30.

Tickets are 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 Woori Art Hall of Olympic Park.

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

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Monday. Tickets are 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 and 18: This play is based on the myth of Prometheus’ 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 are 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 perform three of the most renowned operas 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.

Tickets are 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 Don Quixote, “Man of La Mancha” tells the story of the “mad” knight as a play within a play. The 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 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances Monday.

Ticket are 60,000 won to 130,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



AIDA

D-Cube Art Center

Dec. 2 to April 28: A Korean adaptation of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical “Aida” will return to winter to Seoul for the second time. Based on Giuseppe Verdi’s Italian-language opera of the same title, the show tells the story of Aida, Nubia’s princess, who is enslaved in Egypt.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There are no performances on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 120,000 won.

Sindorim Station, line Nos. 1 and 2, exit 1

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 Broadway premiere, “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.

Tickets are 50,000 won to 160,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



HARMONY IN ASIA

National Theater of Korea,

KB Haneul Youth Theater

Friday and Saturday: Twelve cultural partners from seven countries who came to Korea in June will be give farewell performances. The artists will use traditional Korean instruments that they have been learning for the past six months and be joined by the National Orchestra of Korea.

Performances will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday and at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Admission is are free, but reservations are required.

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

(02) 2280-5824, www.ntok.go.kr



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

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