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2013.6.12 Ticket

테스트

The Korean production of the musical “Monte Cristo,” based on the novel “The Count of Monte Cristo,” is being staged at Chungmu Art Hall. See THEATER, below. Provided by the organizer

MUSIC

DANIIL TRIFONOV

Seoul Arts Center

Today: Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, who was the third-place winner at the 2010 International Tchaikovsky Competition and first-place winner at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in 2011, will perform at a concert in Seoul. The 22-year-old will play Scriabin’s “Piano Sonata No. 2,” Listz’s “Piano Sonata in B minor” and Chopin’s 24 preludes on the first day. On the following day, he will perform Scriabin’s “Piano Sonata No. 3” and Rachmaninov’s “Variations on A Theme of Chopin” along with Tchaikovsky’s short pieces.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won ($35.24) to 80,000 won.

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

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

DANILO REA & FLAVIO BOLTRO

Cathedral Anglican Church of Korea

Tomorrow: The Italian duo Danilo Rea (piano) and Flavio Boltro (trumpet) are coming to Seoul to present beautiful opera arias in their very own jazz style.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 to 70,000 won.

Seoul City Hall Station, line No. 1 or 2, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

ZIA SHIN & ADRIEL KIM

LG Arts Center

Sunday: Violinist Zia Hyunsu Shin will present works by Bach with conductor Adriel Kim under the banner “City of Bach” as part of the 2013 Ditto Festival. Another renowned violinist, A-Rah Shin, will collaborate.

The festival starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets are 40,000 to 60,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

YOUN HA

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

June 21 to 23: Singer Youn Ha, who is active both at home and in Japan, is holding a concert in Seoul. Since debuting in Japan in 2004, she has gained a large following and has also seen commercial success after releasing her first Korean album in 2008. At the concert, she will sing past hits and songs from her new album “Just Listen.”

The concert starts at 7 p.m. on June 21 and at 6 p.m. on June 22 and 23.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 88,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

SARAH BRIGHTMAN

Olympic Park, Olympic Gymnastics Hall

July 26 : Under the banner of “Dreamchaser,” English classical crossover soprano Sarah Brightman is coming to Korea for the fourth time to celebrate the release of her 11th album. With her angelic voice, she will enchant fans with an array of hit songs such as “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Ave Maria” and “Nella Fantasia”.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 to 165,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

테스트

MICHAEL JACKSON THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR

Olympic Park, Gymnastics Hall

July 11 to 14: This Cirque du Soleil show is an unconventional fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that will surely mesmerize audiences with Michael’s creative world. Since premiering in October 2011, it has dazzled audiences across North America, Europe and Asia.

The concert 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 60,000 to 160,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, Exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.co

THEATER

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

eoul Arts Center, Opera House

Saturday and Sunday: The New Seoul Opera Company will stage the “Marriage of Figaro,” one of Mozart’s most recognizable works. The opera tells the love story of a young couple, Figaro and Susanna, trying to have a successful wedding day despite the efforts of Count Almaviva.

The performance starts at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets range from 100,000 to 200,000 won. There are special seats for seniors above 65 at 25,000 and 35,000 won and for the physically challenged at 30,000 and 70,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Charlotte Theater

June 18 to August 11: This musical extravaganza features 32 spectacular numbers and highly synchronized dance based on the novel by Charles Dickens. It covers the love triangle between beauty Lucie Manette, French aristocrat Charles Darnay and English cynic Sydney Carton - all caught in the clutches of the bloody French Revolution.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and holidays. There is no show on Monday.

Tickets price range from 60,000 to 130,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

42ND STREET

D-Cube Art Center

To June 30: The hit musical “42nd Street” will be revived in Korea for the first time in three years on a dazzling set.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. Wednesday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. There is no show Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 to 120,000 won.

Sindorim Station, line Nos. 1 and 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 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

LES MISERABLES

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To July 28 : Boosted by the enormous success of the film of the same name, musical “Les Miserables” remains quite popular. It swept the top prizes at the 7th Musical Awards - Korea’s version of the Tonys - including Best Musical of the Year, Best Leading Actor, Rookie Actress of the Year, Best Supporting Actress and Best Director.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday. There is no show on Monday.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

MONTE CRISTO

Chungmu Art Hall

To August 4: Based on the novel “The Count of Monte Cristo,” the musical tells the story of a young man named Edmond Dantes who finds his fortune but is falsely accused of spying and seeks revenge during the Napoleonic Wars. The show consists of a series of musical numbers, mostly composed by Frank Wildhorn, who created such hits as “Jekyll & Hyde”, “Wonderland” and “Bonnie & Clyde.”

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. There is no show Monday.

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

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE

GRUDGE OF EMPRESS MYEONGSEONG

Seoul Namsan Traditional Theater

Saturday and Sunday: The performance showcases an unconventional feast of music and dance that varies from traditional Korean to the cutting edge. Set during the turmoil of Japanese rule, 40 artists express tragedy with percussion, tap dance, tango and B-boying.

The performance starts at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are 30,000 won.

Chungmuro Station, lines Nos. 3 and 4, exit 3 or 4

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

FESTIVAL

ULTRA KOREA

Olympic Stadium

Friday and Saturday: This outdoor electronic music event is coming to Seoul for the second time. Forty DJs will play music by artists Armin van Buuren and DJ Avicii.

The festival starts from 2 p.m. Friday and runs to Saturday.

A one-day ticket costs 100,000 won while a two-day ticket is 130,000 won.

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

1577-1555, ticket.interpark.com

테스트

MUSE IN CITY

Olympic Park, 88 Jandi Madang

Saturday: This festival will exclusively feature female musicians, including Bossa nova singer Lisa Ono, K-pop star Lee Hyo-ri and Australian singer Lenka.

The festival runs from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tickets cost 132,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

(02) 3141-3488, ticket.interpark.com

2013 ASAN VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL

Asan Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park

July 26 to 28: Performers at this event include alternative rock bands Stereophonics and My Bloody Valentine, electronic band Idiotape, winner of “Super Star K4” Roy Kim and The Cure.

The festival starts on Friday and runs to Sunday, with camping available from Thursday night.

One-day tickets now cost 120,000 won, and three-day tickets are 230,000 won. Camping tickets, only available for three-day ticket holders, start at 245,000 won.

Ansan Staton line No. 4, exit 1 or JoongAng Station line No. 4, exit 1


1544-9373, ticket.interpark.com



2013 INCHEON PENTAPORT ROCK

FESTIVAL

Incheon Songdo 23rd Geunruin Park

Aug. 2 to 4: An array of bands will perform at this three-day festival. Korean rock pioneer Deulgukhwa, English alternative rock band Suede, American rock band Fall Out Boy, Hot Potato and Dickpunks are all on the schedule.

The festival starts at 10 a.m. Friday and runs until Sunday.

Three-day tickets are priced at 140,000 won until this Friday. One-day, two-day and camping tickets will soon be made available.

Incheon Business District Station, Incheon line No. 1, exit 5

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



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