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2012.11.21 TICKET

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The Universal Ballet Company will stage the original Mariinsky Theater version of “The Nutcracker” starting Dec. 21. See Theater. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



DEUTSCHE RADIO PHILHARMONIE

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

Grand Theater

Today: Conducted by Karel Mark Chichon, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie will hold its first concert in Korea. It 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

Sunday: Pierre-Laurent Aimard is widely acclaimed as a key figure in contemporary music with some 20 albums. This is his 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

Tuesday: John is celebrating the 40th anniversary of his hit “Rocket Man.” The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are 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



STING

Olympic Park, Olympic Gymnastics Hall

Dec. 5: The “Back to Bass Tour” celebrates his 25th anniversary as a solo artist.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 77,000 won to 198,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



RICHARD YONG-JAE O’NEIL

AND DONG-HYEK LIM

Seoul Arts, Center, Concert Hall

Dec. 18: Violist Richard Yongjae O’Neil and pianist Lim Dong-hyek have been friends for several years and have decided to perform together in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their debuts.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 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.

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



MOZART OPERA SEASON

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts,

M Theater

To Monday: The Seoul Metropolitan Opera will perform three of Mozart’s most renowned operas by Mozart: “Don Giovanni,” “Cosi fan tutte” and “The Magic Flute.”

“Don Giovanni” will start at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

“Cosi fan tutte” will start at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Sunday and 3 p.m. Saturday.

“The Magic Flute” will start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Monday.

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.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. 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.

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 staged 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. 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



RUDOLF

Chungmu Art Hall

To Jan 13: The musical, “Rudolf,” composed by Frank Wildhorn, is based on the novel, “Nervous Splendor,” which deals with the Mayerling incident in 1889. The cast features Ahn Jae-wook, Im Tae0kyung and Park Eun-tae as Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria. Oak Joo-hyun, Choi Yu-ha and Kim Bo-kyung portray Rudolf’s lover, Mary Vetsera.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 130,000 won.

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 11544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



ROCK OF AGES

Olympic Park, Woori Art Hall

To 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 Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are 60,000 won to 100,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



UNIVERSAL BALLET COMPANY

Universal Art Center

Dec. 21 to 31: Christmas is just around the corner and the Universal Ballet is once again staging “The Nutcracker.” This year’s production will be the original Mariinsky Theater version, which was created by Vasily Vainonen in St. Petersburg in 1934.

Tickets are 10,000 won to 200,000 won.

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com







TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



LEE SEUL-KI

White Hall Gallery

Friday: 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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