2014.6.4 TICKET

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2014.6.4 TICKET

MUSIC

FLY TO THE SKY

Blue Square

Friday and Saturday: R&B duo Fly to the Sky is holding a comeback concert called “Continuum.” The duo, comprised of Brian Joo and Hwan-hee, made a comeback with their first single in five years. The concert is to show off their latest album as well as hit songs “Day by Day” and “Missing You.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets range from 77,000 won ($75) to 110,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.



HONG DAE-KWANG

Olympic Park’s K-Art Hall

June 14 to 15: “Super Star K4” contestant Hong Dae-kwang is to stage his first solo concert since his debut. Under the theme “June’s First Confession,” Hong will read aloud stories from fans confessing their love for someone. Hong will perform some of his representative songs like “Far Away,” “Confession” and “Thank You My Love.”

The concert starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday and at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are 77,000 won.

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



LEE SO-RA

Blue Square

June 19 to 22 and 26 to 29: Diva Lee So-ra will hold four concerts to promote her latest album “8.” The record comes after a six-year hiatus from the Korean music scene.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



HYUNDAI CARD CITYBREAK 2014

테스트

Seoul World Cup Stadium

Aug. 8 to 10: In the midst of summer, Hyundai Card has put together a sizzling lineup for its upcoming Citybreak concert. World star Psy will play an 80-minute solo during the show and American pop band Maroon 5 will also take to the stage. Korean singers Lee Juck and Nell are included in the lineup.

The concert starts at 1:00 p.m.

The two-day ticket costs 255,000 won.

World Cup Stadium Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



2014 DITTO FESTIVAL

Seoul Arts Center

June 29: The eighth edition of the Ditto ensemble is all about Mozart. Under the title “Dear Amadeus,” the quartet will play “Serenata Notturna,” “String Quintet in G Minor” and “Divertimento.” Classical geniuses Parker Quartet will also join the festival, a return from their four-year hiatus.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won.

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



THE 12 CELLISTS OF THE BERLIN

PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Grand Peace Hall, Kyung Hee University

July 1: The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic, who have established themselves in the international music scene over the decades, will perform in Seoul this summer. The virtuosos will please local music fans with their unique interpretation of classical, jazz, tango and avant-garde music.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 120,000 won. Hoegi Station, line No. 1, exit 1.



G.O.D

Jamsil Subsidiary Stadium

July 12 to 13: The old g.o.d. is back with their new single “Ugly Duckling,” and the group is holding a concert to celebrate its 15th anniversary. The iconic K-pop band will also release its eighth album in July, so the concert will be full of new songs. The band is known for its numerous hits, including “Love and Memory.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 143,000 won.

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



LEE SEUNG-CHUL SUMMER CONCERT

Peace Plaza, The War Memorial of Korea

July 18 to 19: Veteran vocalist Lee Seung-chul is to hold a summer concert in Yongsan, southern Seoul. He will feature popular tracks from his 28-year journey during his concert.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 180,000 won.

Samgakji Station, line No. 4, exit 1.



THEATER

WICKED

Charlotte Theater

To July 31: “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 alternative 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; and 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.



HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

Baekam Art Hall

To Sept. 28: World-famous rock musical “Hedwig” is back to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its launch in Korea. The show about a transgender rocker, Hedwig, and her band the Angry Inch. It was first introduced in the United States in 1998 and has been adapted countless times internationally. Hedwig will be played by the role’s original cast member, Jo Seung-woo, as well as new members Park Gun-hyung, Song Seung-won and Song Yong-jin.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays to Thursdays; 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Fridays; 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturdays; and 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. There is no show on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 69,000 won.

Samseong Station, line No. 2, exit 8.



MISS FRANCE

Soo Hyun Jae Theater

To July 13: Seasoned actress Kim Sung-ryung will star in a new play originating from the French production “Jamais 2 Sans 3,” which sold out for the three months it was staged in Paris. It tells the tale of three girls with identical looks but different personalities.

Until June 15, the play starts at 8 p.m. from Tuesdays to Fridays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. From June 16 to July 13, the play starts at 8 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Tickets are 50,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2.



SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN

Chungmu Art Hall

Tomorrow to Aug. 3: Based on Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s original story, leading K-pop artists - Baek-hyun of Exo, Kyu-hyun of Super Junior and Jay of Trax - all play the main character, Don Lockwood, while Sunny of Girls’ Generation acts as Kathy Seldon.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. No shows on Mondays.

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

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



CATS

Blue Square

June 13 to July 13: Since its premiere on the West End in 1981, “Cats” has become one of the best-loved musicals in the world. The felines will once again present their extravagant show to Korean audiences for the first time in six years. Erin Cornell of the musical “Wicked” will sing “Memories” as Grizabella.

Performances start at 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



GISELLE

테스트

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Universal Ballet is staging “Giselle” at the Seoul Arts Center. See THEATER, below. Provided by the organizer

Seoul Arts Center

June 13 to 17: Following April’s “Multiplicity,” Universal Ballet presents the classic performance “Giselle” in June to celebrate its 30th year. Established in 1984 as the first private ballet company in Korea, the company has been active in both domestic and international ballet scenes over the years. Under the direction of Julia Moon, or Moon Hoon-sook, the dancers will depict the tragic love story in two acts.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

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

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



KANG SUE-JIN AND INNSBRUCK BALLET - MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Seoul Arts Center

July 4 to 6: Renowned prima ballerina Kang Sue-jin will play the title role in Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.” Kang’s choreography was designed exclusively for her by Enrique Gasa Valga, the director of Innsbruck Ballet Company, which is based in Austria. The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, 7 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets cost from 40,000 won to 200,000 won.

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



DRACULA, THE MUSICAL

Seoul Arts Center

July 17 to Sept. 5: Frank Wildhorn’s adaptation of the Gothic novel will be staged in Korea for the first time, starring the nation’s most beloved performers. Kim Jun-su, who played Death in “Elisabeth” (2013) and Ryu Jung-han of “Frankenstein” (2014) will play the lead.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; additional show on 3 p.m. Wednesday. On weekends, show starts at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. No show on Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

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



TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE

PARK HYE-OHN’S DAEGEUM SOLO

National Gugak Center

June 12: Daegeum player Park Hye-ohn will showcase Korea’s traditional julpungnyu (string ensemble) music, daepungnyu (wind instrument ensemble) and folk songs. It will be a chance to retrace the music of late gayageum player Kim Juk-pa, Intangible Cultural Asset No. 23, as Park will play her music.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are 10,000 won.

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



FESTIVAL

테스트

ULTRA KOREA 2014

Jamsil Sports Complex

June 13 and 14: Ultra Korea is the local edition of Miami’s Ultra Music Festival. The lineup of 41 DJs at the two-day festival includes headliners Steve Angello and Steve Aoki, London-based DJ crew Above and Beyond, Italian electro-punk musicians Bloody Beetroots and many more. You must be 19 years of age and over to attend.

A one-day ticket costs 110,000 won while a two-day ticket costs 150,000 won.

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



2014 INCHEON PENTAPORT ROCK

FESTIVAL

Incheon Penta Park

Aug. 1 to 3: Now on its sixth edition, the nation’s biggest summer rock festival starts in August. After featuring high-profile bands from around the globe through the years, music fans await the next big star to impress in Incheon. The first lineup includes Suicidal Tendencies, Urban Zakafa and Orange Range.

A one-day ticket costs 110,000 won, while a two-day ticket is 154,000 won.

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



*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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