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2013.4.10 Ticket

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The Universal Ballet Company will stage Korea’s first ballet “Shim Chung,” also known as “The Blindman’s Daughter.” The performance is based on a Korean folktale. See TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE, right. Provided by Universal Ballet Company

MUSIC

KIM SUN-WOOK

LG Arts Center

Saturday: Pianist Kim Sun-wook is continuing his quest to perform Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas. The 25-year-old already performed 16 in four concerts last year. This year, he will perform another four. His shows are expected to dazzle piano lovers with the virtuoso’s sonatas in chronological order. Other concerts will take place on June 20, Sept. 14 and Nov. 21.

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



NAH YOUN-SUN QUARTET

LG Arts Center

April 17: Jazz singer Nah Youn-sun will perform songs from her eighth album “Lento.” The vocalist, highly recognized in Europe, recently gained attention for her performance at the president’s inauguration. The quartet is composed of guitarist Ulf Wakenius, bassist Lars Danielsson, accordionist Vincet Peirani and percussionist Xavier Desandre-Navarre.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 to 80,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

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 continue with the music of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky.

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



KRAFTWERK

Jamsil Sports Complex, Dome Stage

April 27: German electronic music pioneer Kraftwerk is holding its first concert in Seoul. The quartet is well-known for its ingenious performances, and this time, it will dazzle on a stereoscopic stage specially designed for the show. To make the most out of the stunning visuals, all audience members will be given 3-D glasses at no charge. The combination of laser beams, a 3-D screen and techno music will usher fans into the fantastical.

The concert starts at 9 p.m.

Tickets cost 110,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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



LA BAYADERE

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

To Sunday: “La Bayadere” has been revived by the Korean National Ballet. Originally performed by the Russian Imperial Ballet, it was later reinterpreted by the Bolshoi Ballet. Now, the Korean troupe takes it on.

Tickets range from 5,000 won to 100,000 won.

Performances start at 7:30 p.m. weekdays;

2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

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



THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Chungmu Art Hall

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

Performances start at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Tuesday to Saturday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. 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



JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Charlotte Theater

April 26 to June 9: This Broadway favorite depicts the last seven days of Jesus’ life. The rock opera musical was created by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who also composed smash hits “Cats” and “The Phantom of the Opera.” The cast includes rock star Yoon Do-hyun and Jo Kwon of 2PM as well as Michael Lee, who has performed the musical on Broadway.

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 on Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 to 131,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3

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



ARSENE LUPIN

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To May 5: Attractive thief Arsene Lupin is the main character in Maurice Leblanc’s novel that has been adapted into a musical.

It starts at 8 p.m. weekdays except Monday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



MAMA, DON’T CRY

Chungmu Art Hall

To May 26: “Mama, Don’t Cry” is a musical about a physicist who is a genius except when it comes to love.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays except Monday, and at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. weekends.

Tickets are 50,000 won.

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



THE DAYS

Daehangno Musical Center

To June 30: This creative musical is jam-packed with emotional songs written by Kim Kwang-seok, who died at the early age of 32. It revolves around the missing daughter of a Korean president and is set in 1992.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets range from 55,000 to 99,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



HAENGBOK

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

May 4: In celebration of family month, three masters of Korean traditional music will team up to make beautiful sounds. Renowned pansori singer Ahn Sook-sun will perform narrative singing, master percussionist Kim Duk-soo will play four Korean instruments and Lee Chun-hee will present gugak.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 20,000 to 90,000 won.

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

1544-9373, ticket.interpark.com



SHIM CHUNG

National Theater of Korea

May 9 to 12: The Universal Ballet will again stage Korea’s first ballet 27 years since its debut.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday.

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

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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