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2012.11.28 TICKET

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One act of Tchaikovsky’s world-renowned ballet “Swan Lake“ will be performed in teddy bear doll costumes at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts. See THEATER. Provided by the organizer


MUSIC



KBS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Friday: The KBS Symphony Orchestra will perform under 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



ROAD TO ULTRA

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Dec. 8: The “Road to Ultra” music festival will be held by world-renowned DJs including Diplo, Hardwell, Dillon Francis and Korea’s own DJ Koo. Many more artists will be featured as well.

The festival begins at 6 p.m.

Tickets are 99,000 won to 135,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 and 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THE REAL GROUP CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Dec. 10: With the release of its album “The World for Christmas,” the Real Group is embarking on a world tour, and the first destination is Korea. The Real Group is an a cappella troupe from Sweden that has performed more than 2,000 concerts, including the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Seoul in 2002.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 60,000 won to 120,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



MACY GRAY

Uniqlo Ax

Dec. 12: The American R&B and soul singer will perform in Korea for the first time. Gray is known for her raspy voice and has received five Grammy nominations, winning one. The singer will perform many singles, including international hits “I Try” and “Do Something.”

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 99,000 won.

Gwangnaru Station, line No. 5, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



RICHARD YONG-JAE O’NEIL

AND DONG-HYEK LIM

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Dec. 18: Violist Richard Yong-jae 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





THEATER



DIE FLEDERMAUS

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

To Saturday: The Korea National Opera will perform Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus.” The show includes a variety of dance pieces, including waltzes, polkas and quadrilles. The show will be presented under British director Stephen Lawless.

The opera begins at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are 10,000 won to 150,000 won.

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

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



AIDA

D-Cube Art Center

Dec. 3 to April 28: A Korean adaptation of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical “Aida” will be staged for the second time. Based on Giuseppe Verdi’s Italian 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 Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Mondays.

Tickets are 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. weekdays and 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



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



MAN OF LA MANCHA

Charlotte Theater

To Dec. 31: 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



SWAN LAKE

Sejong Center for the

Performing Arts, M Theater

Jan. 5 to Feb. 3: The show starts at 2 p.m. on weekdays; 11 a.m., 2p.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday; and at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday. An 11 a.m. performance is available on Wednesdays as well. Tickets are 40,000 won to 50,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



RUDOLF

Chungmu Art Hall

To Jan. 31: 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 Tae-kyung and Park Eun-tae as Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria.

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

Tickets are 50,000 won to 130,000 won.

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, 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 about rock ’n’ roll singers in the 1980s who dream of becoming superstars.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.

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

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



KIM HONG-DO, THE WIZARD OF ART

National Theater of Korea, Main Hall Hae

Dec. 5 to 9: Paintings of Kim Hong-do will come to life in this musical play. Kim is well-known for being the first painter to portray Korean daily life in detail. The show starts at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday, 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets cost 20,000 won to 70,000 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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