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2014.6.18 TICKET

MUSIC

LEE SO-RA

Blue Square

Tomorrow to Sunday and June 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 ($86) to 99,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



SOMEDAY IN JUNE - ROY KIM, 10CM & JUNGGIGO

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Roy Kim, 10cm and Junggigo will hold a joint concert titled “Someday in June” at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul. See MUSIC, left. Provided by the organizer

Lotte Hotel World

June 27: Roy Kim, the winner of survival audition program “Superstar K4,” will hold a concert with acoustic duo 10cm and R&B singer Junggigo. The collaboration is highly anticipated as Kim is the heartthrob of many teenagers while 10cm is a popular indie duo and, of course, Junggigo is enjoying his heyday .

The concert starts at 8:30 p.m.

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

Jamsil Station, line No. 2 and 8, exit 3.



2014 KIM HYUN-JOONG WORLD TOUR

Olympic Park, SK Handball Stadium

June 28: After enjoying success from his latest drama series “Inspiring Generation,” singer and actor Kim Hyun-joong, aka “Asia Prince,” is launching his annual world tour in Seoul. The repertoire will feature tracks from Kim’s studio albums, including some World Cup-themed numbers.

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets cost 99,000 won.

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



2014 DITTO FESTIVAL

Seoul Arts Center

To 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 music geniuses Parker Quartet will also join the festival, returning from a 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 various genres.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

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



SWEET SORROW

Ewha Womans University Samsung Hall

July 3 to 20: A cappella group Sweet Sorrow, which consists of four members, will woo the audience with their fourth album, “For Lovers Only.” In this small 600-seat venue, audiences will share an intimate experience with the band. Keep an eye out for special performances on the second and third Thursdays of the month.

All seats are 88,000 won.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, at 6 p.m. on Saturdays, at 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Ewha Womans University Station, line No. 2, exit 2 or 3.



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, War Memorial of Korea

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



HYUNDAI CARD CITYBREAK 2014

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Seoul World Cup Stadium

Aug. 8 to 10: 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, too.

The concert starts at 1 p.m.

The two-day ticket costs 255,000 won.

World Cup Stadium Station, line No. 6, 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. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 140,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.



MOZART!

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

To Aug. 3: “Mozart!” was the first Austrian musical to show in Korea. Its first performance in 2011 filled up the 3,000 seats at the Sejong Grand Theater and sold out the following year, proving its incredible popularity. For those who have already watched the previous productions, keep an eye out for the new script, music and stage.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 130,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 1 or 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

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

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.



HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

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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 is 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.



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 at 3 p.m. on 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.





FESTIVAL



2014 INCHEON PENTAPORT ROCK

FESTIVAL

Incheon Penta Park

Aug. 1 to 3: Now in its sixth edition, the nation’s biggest summer rock festival starts in August. After featuring high-profile bands from around the globe throughout 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, Incheon subway line No. 1, exit 5.



JARASUM JAZZ FESTIVAL

Jara Island

Oct. 3 to 5: Now in its 11th edition, the Jarasum International Jazz Festival invites jazz music fans to Jara Island in Gyeonggi. The lineup includes Terje Rypdal & Ketil Bjørnstad, Mathias Eick Quintet, Holdsworth Band and Joachim Kuhn.

Starts at 1 p.m. and ends at 11 p.m. One-day tickets are 45,000 won, two-day tickets are 70,000 won and three-day tickets are 90,000 won. There are also student discounts.

Gapyeong Station, Gyeongchun line, exit No. 1.



*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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