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2014.2.26 TICKET

MUSIC



INFINITE WORLD TOUR:

ONE GREAT STEP RETURNS

Olympic Gymnastics Arena

Friday and Saturday: K-pop boy band Infinite will mark the grand finale of its first world tour in Seoul. The returning show presents the group’s repertoire, which has been pleasing fans all over the world.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets range from 88,000 won to 99,000 won.

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

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HONGDAE FEST

Hongdae Soundholic City

March 14 to 29: Some of the biggest indie artists in Korea are gearing up to perform over three weeks at this year’s Hondae Fest, a music festival in the Hongik University neighborhood, western Seoul. Among the groups taking to the stage will be Jambinai, Goonam, 9 and the Numbers and Galaxy Express. In addition to concerts, there will be an array of special events in many clubs in the area.

Concerts on March 14, 21 and 28 start at 8 p.m.

Concerts on March 15, 16, 22, 23 and 29 start at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 22,000 won to 25,000 won

Hongik Univ. Station, line No. 2, exit 9.

www.soundholic.co.kr (Korean only)



MICHEL PLASSON’S

SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE

Seoul Arts Center

March 14: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra meets with world famous conductor Michel Plasson to presents Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique,” Honegger’s “Pastorale d’ete” and Mozart. Plasson was the principal conductor of L’Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse from 1968 to 2003 as well as for the Dresden Philharmonic for seven years.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 70,000 won.

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



SEOUL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA - SHOSTAKOVICH

Seoul Arts Center

March 28: Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra is presenting Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, led by Israeli conductor Eliahu Inbal. The orchestra will accompany a performance by German-Korean cellist Isang Enders, who will be playing Ernst Bloch’s “Schelomo.”

Concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 70,000 won

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



BRUNO MARS

Olympic Gymnastics Arena

April 8: From his collaboration with rapper B.O.B., “Nothin’ on You” in 2010, the Grammy-winning artist has won the hearts of Korean listeners over the years. Mars’s first tour in Seoul will include favorite tracks like “Grenade,” “Marry You” and “Just the Way You Are.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

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

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

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John Mayer, American singer and songwriter, is coming to Korea for the first time in May. See MUSIC, left. Provided by Hyundai Card

JOHN MAYER

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

May 6: John Mayer, a talented guitarist, singer-songwriter and seven-time Grammy Award winner is visiting Seoul for the first time. The 36-year-old artist’s music ranges from blues to country and some of his hits include “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” and “Clarity.” Mayer debuted in 2001.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 110,000 won to 132,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 8.




THEATER



THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater

March 14 to 30: It is an encore presentation of last year’s big success of “The Three Musketeers,” which depicts Alexandre Dumas’s famous characters from 17th century Paris. The musical will open simultaneously in Korea and Japan.

The performance starts 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 130,000 won.

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



KISS AND CRY

LG Arts Center

March 6 to 9: Belgian film director Jaco Van Dormael and choreographer Michele Anne De Mey depict an old woman’s memories, looking back on her life’s loves through dancing fingers projected on a huge screen on the stage. Despite the simplicity of the giant hands, “Kiss and Cry” is a story full of nuance and wistfulness in a unique combination of media.

Actor Yoo Ji-tae’s narration adds a nostalgic mood to the stage.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m. on Saturday, and 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.



TWO IN TWO

Seoul Arts Center

March 6 to 7: The collaborations of choreographer Ahn Sung-soo and fashion designer Jung Ku-ho have created a new paradigm in the performance arts scene over the decade. Following last year’s celebrated performance “Dan,” the two artists’ latest work will present a contrast between black and white and man and woman, using the rhythms of the tango and flamenco.

Joo-won Kim, the principal dancer of the Korean National Ballet Company, will be on stage, along with contemporary dancer Kim Bo-ram.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 30,000 won to 40,000 won.

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

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FRANKENSTEIN: THE MUSICAL

Chungmu Art Hall

March 18 to May 11: Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Chungmu Art Hall will present the musical “Frankenstein.” Though the main plot is based on Mary Shelley’s novel, the Korean version reinterprets the story.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, 2.p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

Sindang Station, lines No. 2 and 6, exit 1 and 9.



JERSEY BOYS

Blue Square

To March 23: The original production of the musical “Jersey Boys” is coming to Korea for the first time, with music by Bob Gaudio and lyrics by Bob Crewe. Based on the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, the musical is presented in a documentary-style format, telling the story of the 1960s rock’n’roll group The Four Seasons.

Famous songs from the musical include “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Oh, What a Night.”

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 80,000 won to 140,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



WICKED

Charlotte Theater

To March 30: A Korean production of the musical “Wicked” is being presented in Korea for the first time. Adapted from the best-selling novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West” by Gregory Maguire, the musical is an alterative view of L. Frank Baum’s famous story “The Wizard of Oz.”

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays; at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays and holidays. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 140,000 won. Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.



L’ELISIR D’AMORE

Seoul Arts Center

April 3 to 5: Celebrating 130 years of diplomatic relations between Korea and Italy, the two nations’ best opera singers will perform together under Italian conductor Giancarlo de Lorenzo.

“L’Elisir d’Amore” (or “The Elixir of Love”) explores the journey by Nemorino, a poor peasant, to win the love of the beautiful but headstrong landowner Adina through a fake love potion. Since its premiere in 1832, the repertoire has been immensely popular in Italy.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets cost 30,000 won to 200,000 won.

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



GHOST

D-Cube Arts Center

To April 6: The West End’s popular musical “Ghost” is being presented in Korea for the first time. Adapted from the Hollywood movie of the same name, “Ghost” tells the love story of Molly and Sam, which continues from beyond the grave after Sam is mysteriously murdered.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Wednesdays; at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 130,000 won. Sindorim Station, line No. 2, exit 1.



LE ROI SOLEIL

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

April 10 to June 1: Musical “Le Roi Soleil” is about the early days of Louis XIV when he was still under the regency of his mother, Anne of Austria, before he became the Sun King. Despite the historical subject, the musical is contemporary, using genres like rock and punk.

The Korean version stars Shin Sung-rok, from the SBS drama “My Love From the Star,” and veteran actor Ahn Jae-wook.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and during holidays.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



UNIVERSAL BALLET - MULTIPLICITY

LG Arts Center

April 25 to 27: Universal Ballet presents a modern ballet in “Multiplicity,” which was created by the acclaimed choreographer Nacho Duato.

Duato’s dances use the music of Bach to bring the classical composer’s music to life.

The performances start Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



SEOPYEONJE: THE MUSICAL

Universal Arts Center

March 20 to May 11: Based on celebrated novelist Lee Cheong-jun’s story, “Seopyeonje” tells the lifelong journey of pansori singers in the post-Korean War era.

The musical, filled with sorrow and regret, added elements of contemporary pop to the original pansori numbers to appeal to today’s audiences.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 180,000 won.

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4.



Event information is collected from the Korea Tourism Organization and tickets for most events are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.




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