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MUSIC


SARAH BRIGHTMAN: DREAMCHASER

Olympic Park, Olympic Gymnastics Hall

Friday: 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 ($88.70 to $147.84).

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.

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.


SUMI JO

88 Garden Outdoor Stage, Olympic Park

Sept. 14: Soprano Sumi Jo’s concert will feature collaborations with classical musicians, including violist Richard Yongjae O’Neill, vocal ensemble Rottini and the Ditto Orchestra, under the baton of Adriel Kim.

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 80,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.

1577-5266, ticket.interpark.com.

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JUSTIN BIEBER


JUSTIN BIEBER: BELIEVE WORLD TOUR

Olympic Park, Gymnastics Hall

Oct. 10: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is holding his first concert in Korea.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Ticket ranges from 99,000 to 132,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, Exit 3.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.



THEATER


LES MISERABLES

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To Sunday: 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.

Today at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 3 p.m.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.


MY DAD

Coex Art Hall

To Aug. 31: In an endearing homage to dads everywhere, this musical brings to life the children’s book of the same name by award-winning author Anthony Browne.

The musical starts on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and weekends and holidays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Ticket price is 30,000 won.

Samsung Station, line Number 2, exit 5.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.


CHICAGO

National Theater of Korea, Main Hall Hae

To Aug. 31: Always popular in Korea, the musical “Chicago” is being staged locally for the ninth time since 2000. For this run, singing great Insooni and veteran actress Choi Jung-won are joined by Honey Lee, 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.


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.


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 at 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.; and Sundays and holidays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.


ELISABETH

Seoul Arts Center, Opera House

Friday to Sept. 7: This musical features great art design and a star-studded cast, including musical diva Ock Joo-hyun, Kim Jun-soo from the K-pop group JYJ, and 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.

The show starts on Tuesdays, Thursdays, 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.


THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

LG Arts Center

To Sept. 8: This musical was created by conductor Frank Wildhorn and director David Swan, famous for the musical “Jekyll & Hyde.” Based on the play and 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.


JACK THE RIPPER

D-Cube Art Center

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


YEOWOORAK FESTIVAL

Seoul Arts Center

To Saturday: Tonight at 8 p.m., the festival will have a concert by Kim Soo-chul, a traditional composer best known for his famous movie soundtracks, holding his first performance in six years. On Friday and Saturday, the National Orchestra Of Korea teams up with pianist Yang Bang-ean and soul singer Han Young-ae. And for the free outdoor show on Saturday, folk singer Kim Yongu and world music group Aux will perform.

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.


PANSORI: CHUNHYANG

National Gugak Center

To Dec. 13: A performance of the classic pansori “The Tale of Chunhyang,” but based on the Victor recording from 1937.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month, except for October, when it will be held on the fourth Friday.

Tickets are 10,000 won.

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

Tickets are available on location or by calling (010) 2253-8673.



FESTIVAL


2013 ASAN VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL

Asan Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park

Friday to Sunday: Performers include alternative rock bands Stereophonics and My Bloody Valentine, the electronic band Idiotape, winner of “Superstar K4” Roy Kim, 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.

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, including Korean rock pioneer Deulgukhwa, English alternative rock band Suede, American rock band Fall Out Boy, Korea’s Hot Potato and Dickpunks.

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

Three-day tickets are 140,000 won until this Friday.

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

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com.


SUPER SONIC 2013

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The 2013 Super Sonic festival kicks off next month in Seoul, featuring a wide range of artists from home and abroad, including Korean legend Cho Yong-pil.

Olympic Park

Aug. 14 and 15: This annual rock festival features 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, rapper Verbal Jint, rock band Jaurim and American rock band Hot Chelle Rae.

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.


CITYBREAK: HYUNDAI CARD SUPER CONCERT

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Jang Kiha and the Faces

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, Metallica headlines, along with Japandroids, Korean classic rock greats Kim Changwan and Shin Joong-hyun, and indie sensation Apollo 18.

Shows start at noon.

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.



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