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2012.11.14 TICKET

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The Seoul Metropolitan Opera will perform three of the most renowned operas by Mozart - “Don Giovanni,” “Cosi fan tutte” and “The Magic Flute” - starting this Saturday at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul. See THEATER. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



NORAH JONES

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Saturday: Norah Jones took the pop scene by storm with her debut album “Come Away With Me” in 2002, which swept the Grammy Awards 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 holding its first concert in Korea. The program will feature guest violinist Viviane Hagner and 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 was born in Lyon, France, in 1957. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Yvonne Loriod and is 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 violinist 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



RICHARD YONG-JAE O’NEIL

AND DONG-HYEK LIM

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Dec. 18: Violinist Richard Yongjae O’Neil and classical pianist Lim Dong-hyek will take the stage together this December. The two have been friends for several years and have decided to perform together in celebration of the 10th year anniversary of their debuts.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 30,000 won to 100,000 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



FORETHOUGHT - PROMETHEUS’ FIRE

LG Arts Center

Saturday and Sunday: 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

Saturday to Nov. 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

Until 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.

Tickets 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. 3 to April 28: A Korean adaptation of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical “Aida” will return this 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



ROCK OF AGES

Olympic Park, Woori Art Hall

Until Feb. 3: A Korean musical adaptation of the U.S. film “Rock of Ages” will be performed at the 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 Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays. There are no performances on Mondays. Tickets are 60,000 won to 100,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



LEE SEUL-KI

White Hall Gallery

Nov. 23: Gayageum musician Lee Seul-ki will be performing at White Hall Gallery in southern Seoul. The gayageum is a traditional Korean zither-like string instrument.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 30,000 won and 50,000 won.

Seocho Station, line No. 2, exit 7.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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