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MUSIC



ADAM LAMBERT

Uniqlo AX

Sunday: Adam Lambert, who was runner-up on “American Idol” three years ago, is heading to Seoul. The singer released his second studio album, “Trespassing,” in May. He is often compared to Lady Gaga for his bizarre performances on stage, and the show will only admit those age 19 and up.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets cost 119,000 won ($109.44).

Gwangnaru Station, line No. 5, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



STEVE BARAKATT

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Sunday: A talented pianist, Steve Barakatt, will perform a concert to celebrate Valentine’s Day. He will play sweet and gentle songs, including “Rainbow Bridge” and “The Whistler’s Song.”

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets 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



KBS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 22: The KBS Symphony Orchestra will deliver New Year greetings with Czech music. Performing under well-known conductor Leos Svarovsky, the program will feature renowned pianist Jan Simon.

The orchestra will play “My Country” Nos. 1-4, symphonic poems by Smetana and “The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 33” by Dvorak.

The concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 20,000 won to 60,000 won.

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

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



SERGIO DANIEL TIEMPO

Seoul Arts Center, IBK Chamber Hall

March 2: A genius Venezuelan pianist, Sergio Daniel Tiempo, is giving a performance which includes music by Alberto Ginastera, Chopin, Maurice Ravel and Franz Liszt.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 80,000 won to 180,000 won.

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

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



SON YEOL-EUM

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

March 7: Classical pianist Son Yeol-eum will perform at the Seoul Arts Center. The highly regarded musician has won numerous awards, including the silver medal at the 13th International Van Cliburn Competition.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 70,000 won.

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

(02) 749-8821, www.sac.or.kr



MARTHA ARGERICH & MISCHA MAISKY

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

May 6: A well-known pianist, Martha Argerich, will play a harmony with famous cellist Mischa Maisky. It is their first time to be on the stage together in Korea, although they have long performed as a duet for over 30 years. The program will include the songs of Schubert, Stravinsky and Beethoven.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 220,000 won.

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

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







THEATER



ROMEO AND JULIET

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

Today to Sunday: The Korean National Ballet will perform “Romeo and Juliet,” choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillo. His version of the ballet has been praised for cinematic directing, costumes and lighting.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday

Tickets range from 5,000 won to 80,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Chungmu Art Hall

Feb. 20 to April 21: The original novel by Alexandre Dumas has been recreated into an astonishing musical.

After its first ran in 2009, it now returns with a star-studded cast including Yeeun of the Wonder Girls, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and 2AM’s Changmin.

Performances start at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday; 8 p.m. on Friday; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.

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

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

SWAN LAKE

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

March 8 to 12: The Universal Ballet will stage Tchaikovsky’s classic, collaborating with renowned choreographers such as Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.

Performances start at 7:30 p.m. except for March 9 and 10, when they begin at 3 p.m.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 100,000 won.

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

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



GONE WITH THE WIND

Arko Arts Theater, Main Hall

March 5 and 6: Choi Sung-yi, a former ballerina and currently a professor at Suwon University, established her dance project team, the “Choi Sung-yi Dance Project (CSDP)” and the team will stage its first performance of “Gone With the Wind.” Although it was difficult to translate the famous novel by Margaret Mitchell into dance, the artistic director Choi said she “wanted to create a ballet performance from the viewpoint of the writer Mitchell.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 50,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2.

(02) 3668-0007, www.hanpac.or.kr



THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Blue Square, Samsung Hall

To March 24: Broadway’s longest-running musical returns to Seoul in its 25th year.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. weekends.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



AIDA

D-Cube Art Center

To April 28: A Korean adaptation of Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida” is being staged for the third time in Korea. The musical starts at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. There is no show Monday.

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

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com







TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



SOUND BOX OF MIRU

Sowol Art Hall

Saturday and Sunday: Sookmyung Gayageum Orchestra is holding a performance using the gayageum, a traditional Korean zither-like instrument with 12 strings. The story begins as 7-year-old Miru hears about her new baby brother and follows her emotional experiences through the pregnancy.

The concert starts at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Tickets cost 20,000 won for children and 10,000 won for adults.

Wangsimni Station, line Nos. 2, 5 and the Bundang and Joongang lines, exit 9

(02) 6214-9889, ticket.interpark.com



LEE JA-RAM’S UKCHUK-GA

Seongnam Art Center, Ensemble Theater

Feb. 23 and 24: “Ukchuk-ga” is a pansori (narrative singing) show inspired by Brecht’s “The Mother Courage and Her Children.” It tells the story of how a devastating war provokes fear, sorrow and sympathy.

Each of the 15 characters has a different voice and personality, but Lee Ja-ram nails each perfectly. Lee has also been invited to perform at the Theatre National Populaire in France and the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj in Romania.

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets cost 50,000 won.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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