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MUSIC

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S

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 mesmerize audiences with Jackson’s creative world. Since premiering in October 2011, it has dazzled audiences across North America, Europe and Asia.

Shows start Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.;

and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 60,000 to 160,000 won ($52.44 to $139.84).

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, Exit 3

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.



CITYBREAK: HYUNDAI CARD SUPER CONCERT

Olympic Stadium

Aug. 17 and 18: More than 30 bands fill this two-day festival. Muse will headline the first night, along with such acts as Iggy and the Stooges and the Korean band Chang Kiha and the Faces. On the second day, Japandroids and Korea’s Apollo 18 are on the bill, with Metallica headlining.

Starting time to be announced.

Tickets cost 165,000 won for a one-day ticket and 250,000 won for a two-day ticket.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



MAHLER’S SYMPHONY NO. 9 WITH CHUNG MYUNG-WHUN

Seoul Arts Center

Aug. 29: Violinist Leonidas Kavakos takes to the stage to play Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 under the direction of Maestro Chung Myung-whun.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 10,000 to 120,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.





THEATER

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ONEGIN

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

To July 13: Universal Ballet, Korea’s leading ballet company, stages “Onegin,” a beautiful but ill-fated love story about an unscrupulous nobleman and an innocent country girl. Hwang Hye-min and Kang Mi-sun, principal dancers in the Universal Ballet, play Tatiana and male principal dancer Ohm Jae-yong plays Onegin.

Weekdays at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Ticket prices range from 10,000 to 100,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL ON STAGE

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To Sept. 1: Adapted from the popular American drama of the same name, “High School Musical” is a lively and fun look young love and dreams. This production features rising musical stars like Kang Dong-ho and Oh So-yeon and K-pop stars like Ryeo-wook from Super Junior, Luna from f(x) and Lee Jae-jin from FT Island.

Starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.y; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and holidays.

Tickets range from 60,000 to 120,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

LG Arts Center

To Sept. 8: This musical is a joint work by renowned conductor Frank Wildhorn and director David Swan, who are famous for the hit musical “Jekyll & Hyde.” It is based on a play and adventure novel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, set during the French Reign of Terror.

The musical starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays and holidays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

(02) 2005-0114,

www.lgart.com.



CHICAGO

National Theater of Korea, Main Hall Hae

To Aug. 31: Always popular in Korea, the musical “Chicago” will be staged locally for the ninth time since 2000. For this season, singing great Insooni and veteran actress Choi Jung-won are joined by Lee Ha-nui, who plays the fabulous femme fatale, Roxie Hart.

The musical starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 40,000 to 120,000 won.

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



ELISABETH

Seoul Arts Center, Opera House

July 26 to Sept. 7: This musical features great art design and a star-studded cast, including musical diva Ock Joo-hyun, Kim Jun-soo from JYJ, veteran singers Park Hyo-Shin and Lee Ji-hoon. The performance presents a fusion of fantasy and fiction based on the life of Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, empress of Austria and queen of Hungary.

Performances begin Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays at 8 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 to 140,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



LES MISERABLES

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To July 28: This version of the classic musical 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.

Shows start Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.; Wednesdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 3 p.m. No shows on Mondays.

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 Aug. 4: Based on the novel “The Count of Monte Cristo,” this 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.”

Starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. No shows on Mondays.

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

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



JACK THE RIPPER

D-Cube Art Center

July 16 to Sept. 29: This musical is based on the notorious serial killings that struck London in 1888, combining mystery with a tragic love story. The musical features a stellar cast, including Uhm Ki-joon and Sungmin from Super Junior and Changmin from 2AM.

The musical starts Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.; Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays and holidays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 to 100,000 won.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.




TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE

YEOWULAK FESTIVAL

Seoul Arts Center

To July 27: Based on four themes - legend, challenge, crossover and choice - this music festival is being held for the fourth time. For four weeks, there will be a variety of events, including the concert “Oriental Scenery” by gayageum (traditional Korean zither-like instrument) player Hwang Byeong-ki, photographer Bae Byung-woo, and conductor and pianist Yang Bang-ean.

Also on the schedule is a concert titled “Arirang, the Song of Life - Pyeongchang, Gangwondo,” by singers Kim Ok-nyu and Kim Yoo-jin.

Tickets for indoor concerts are 30,000 won, while outdoor concerts are free.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.




FESTIVAL

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SUPER SONIC 2013


Olympic Park

Aug. 14 and 15: The annual Super Sonic rock festival will invite English duo Pet Shop Boys, veteran band Earth, Wind & Fire and New Zealand singer Willy Moon along with Korean artists including Dickpunks and Super Kidd for the first day. The second day features veteran singer Cho Yong-pil (who is enjoying quite a resurgence with his new album, “Hello”), as well as rapper Verbal Jint, rock band Jaurim and American rock band Hot Chelle Rae.

Concert schedule to be determined.

One-day tickets cost 77,000 won while two-day tickets cost 88,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



2013 ASAN VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL

Asan Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park

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

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

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

Ansan Station line No. 4, exit 1 or Jungang Station line No. 4, exit 1

1544-9373, ticket.interpark.com.



2013 INCHEON PENTAPORT ROCK

FESTIVAL

Incheon Songdo 23rd Geunrin 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 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 collected from the Korea Tourism Organization and other online sources.
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