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MUSIC



KBS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

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

The orchestra will play “My Country” No. 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 ($18.50) to 60,000 won.

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

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



LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 28 and March 1: The London Symphony Orchestra is back again after its flourishing performances last year. The orchestra will be led by Bernard Haitink and feature Portuguese pianist Maria Joao Pires. The program includes the music of Britten, Mozart, Bruckner and Beethoven.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. the first day and 5 p.m. the next day.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 350,000 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: Venezuelan pianist Sergio Daniel Tiempo will performance 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. 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



SHINHWA

Olympic Park, Olympic Gymnastics Hall

March 16 and 17: The legendary Korean idol group Shinhwa is having a concert to celebrate its 15th anniversary.

The concert starts at 6 p.m. on the first day and 5 p.m. on the second day.

Tickets range from 66,000 won to 143,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



LORIN MAAZEL & THE MUNICH

PHILHARMONIC

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

April 21 and 22: Conductor Lorin Maazel presents modern and classical sounds with the Munich Philharmonic. On the first day, the program will include the “Beethoven Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62,” “Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B Flat Major, Op. 60” and “Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op.92.” On the second day, the concert will be continued with the music of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky. Cho Seong-jin, a brilliant Korean pianist will perform “Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major, Op.58” with the orchestra.

The concert starts at 5 p.m. on the first day and 8 p.m. on the second day.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 350,000 won.

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

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



MARTHA ARGERICH & MISCHA MAISKY

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

May 6: Pianist Martha Argerich will join cellist Mischa Maisky for the first time on stage in Korea, although they have performed as a duet for more than 30 years.

The program will include selections by 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



THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Chungmu Art Hall

To April 21: The novel by Alexandre Dumas has been recreated into an astonishing musical.

that debuted in 2009. It 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 Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.

Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. except for March 9 and 10, when they will 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 the “Choi Sung-yi Dance Project” 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, 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



SWEET, COME TO ME STEALTHILY

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

To March 31: After 47 years since its debut in Korea, the musical has been revived with new music, choreography and advanced technology. Moreover, the performance features famous actors and actresses, such as Kim Sun-young, Choi Jae-woong and Hong Gwang-ho.

Tickets are 44,000 won to 99,000 won.

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

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



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



LEE JA-RAM’S UKCHUK-GA

Seongnam Art Center, Ensemble Theater

Saturday and Sunday: “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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