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MUSIC

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PAUL MCCARTNEY
Jamsil Sports Complex
May 2: The sudden cancellation of Paul McCartney’s scheduled concert last May devastated the hearts of Beatles fans in Korea. But McCartney is keeping his promise, planning to hold his “Out There! Tour” in May. The 73-year-old singer will perform legendary songs like “Yesterday,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude,” as well as tracks off his latest studio album “New.”
The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 55,000 won to 300,000 won.
Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 8.

KIM SOO-YEON AND LIM DONG-HYEK DUO CONCERT
Seoul Arts Center
Feb. 28: Promising young classical music stars Kim Soo-yeon and Lim Dong-hyek will perform Franz Schubert’s compositions at this duet concert. The two recorded an album together ahead of the show to ensure a perfect harmony and their understanding of the songs.
This is the first time the musicians will perform together on stage.
The concert begins at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won ($27 to $90).
Nambu Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.

ROMANTIST
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts
March 3: World-renowned violist Richard Yongjae O’Neill and three budding artists will show off their talent at this concert.
Pop pianists Yoon Han and Chris Lee will perform music from romantic soundtracks and double bassist Sung Min-jae will perform jazz with O’Neill. Acclaimed songs by famous artists such as Edith Piaf and Louis Armstrong were arranged by O’Neill.
The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 120,000 won.
Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 1 or 8.

ED SHEERAN
Olympic Park SK Handball Stadium
March 8: Ed Sheeran is bringing his unique mix of hip-hop and folk to Korea for his first concert on the peninsula. His second album “X” topped iTunes in 83 countries.
The concert starts at 6 p.m.
Tickets range from 121,000 won to 143,000 won.
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.

STEVE BARAKATT
Seoul Arts Center
March 8: New Age pianist Steve Barakatt is coming to Korea to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his first concert here.
Barakatt has a vast fandom in Korea because of hit songs such as “Rainbow Bridge.” He will be performing together with the Herald Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of female conductor Kim Bong-mi. Barakatt will perform at this celebratory concert under the title “Ad Vitam Aeternam, The Symphonic Work of Steve Barakatt.”
The concert starts at 5 p.m.
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 190,000 won.
Nambu Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.

CHRISTINA PERRI TOUR IN SEOUL
MUV Hall
March 10: Christina Perri made a brilliant debut performing on Fox TV’s popular TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” with the song “Jar of Hearts.” Now, Perri is coming to Korea for the first time for an exclusive concert, where she will perform her hit songs “Distance,” featuring Jason Mraz, and “Be My Forever,” composed by renowned British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, among others.
The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 99,000 won to 154,000 won.
Hongik University Station, line No. 2, exit 3.

RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BERLIN
Seoul Arts Center
March 13: The Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin is performing for the first time in four years under maestro Marek Janowski.
German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann will perform Weber “Oberon” Overture, Sibelius Violin Concerto and Brahms Symphony No. 2 with the orchestra.
The concert starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets range from 50,000 won to 240,000 won.
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5.

SHINHWA
Olympic Park, Gymnastic Arena
March 21 and 22: To celebrate its 17th anniversary, boy group Shinhwa is set to hold a concert next month. Shinhwa, one of Korea’s longest-performing boy bands, will be perform their latest full album “We,” as well as the group’s hit songs over the past 17 years.
The concert starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday and at 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Tickets range from 99,000 won to 143,000 won.
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.


THEATER

HERO

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Blue Square

April 14 to May 31: The Korean musical “Hero,” which centers on the life of Ahn Jung-geun, the Korean independence fighter who was executed in 1910 after assassinating Japanese Gov. Ito Hirobumi in Harbin, China, will be staged in April after its successful premier in Harbin.

Musical actors Jeong Seong-hwa, Min Young-ki and Kang Tae-eul will alternate the role of Ahn for the shows in Korea.

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

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


KINKY BOOTS

Chungmu Art Hall

To Sunday: Top-ranking Broadway musical “Kinky Boots” is coming to Korea for the first time. The performance received six Tony Awards in 2013 and won a Grammy for best musical album in 2014. The show is based on the true story of Charlie, who took over a failing shoe-making company owned by his father. He hopes to make it a success again by creating high heels for men. Pop diva Cyndi Lauper wrote and composed the songs for the musical, which will be reinterpreted in Seoul by Korean performers.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

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


NOTRE DAME DE PARIS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

To Feb. 27: “Notre Dame” has become one of the best-loved musicals in the world, and the tragic love story is being presented to audiences in Korea for the first time in 10 years.

The musical centers on Esmeralda, a free-spirited female gypsy, and the three men who are in love with her: Captain Phoebus, who fleetingly desires her; Archdeacon Claude Frollo, whose love is closer to lust; and Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bell-ringer of the cathedral, to whom Esmeralda is a savior.

Previous performances in 2005 and 2006 recorded the largest audience numbers within the shortest period in Korea.

Shows start weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 200,000 won.

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


LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

LG Arts Center

To March 8: The Tony Award-winning play is returning with a stunning cast that includes renowned singer Lee Ji-hoon. The show unfolds in Paris when Jean-Michel, the son of a gay couple Georges and Albin, attempts to marry Anne, who is the daughter of an extreme conservative.

Shows start at 8 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

There are no performances on Mondays.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.


ROBIN HOOD

D-Cube Arts Center

To March 29: The German musical “Robin Hood,” which launched in 2005, will be staged in Korea for the first time.

Esteemed actors Um Ki-joon and Yoo Jun-sang will alternate in the role of Robin Hood while K-pop idols Kyu-hyun of Super Junior and Yang Yo-sup of Beast will take on the lead role of Prince Phillip.

Shows start at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.

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

Sindorim Station, lines No. 1 and 2, exit 1.


ONCE

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

To March 29: The public is already familiar with the movie “Once,” which tells the tale of a Czech immigrant who falls in love with a street performer. And the Seoul Arts Center is now presenting the same story line, but in musical form.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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

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


GISELLE

Seoul Arts Center

March 26 to 29: “Giselle,” one of the ballet world’s signature performances, is being staged by the Korean National Ballet. The story is about a country girl named Giselle who falls in love with a man but dies of a broken heart after she discovers he is engaged to another woman. The popular performance has received international acclaim since its premiere in 1841.

Shows start at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 5,000 won to 80,000 won.

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


NACHO DUATO - MULTIPLICITY, FORMS OF SILENCE AND EMPTINESS

LG Arts Center

March 19 to 22: This ballet created by renowned Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato will be staged by the Universal Ballet Company in Seoul to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach. The performance is composed of two parts, which represent Bach’s life through stunning choreography.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. from Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.

TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE

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Enjoy the holidays over the Lunar New Year with a traditional show. The National Gugak Center has organized traditional performances and activities during the holidays. Provided by the organizer

THE NATIONAL GUGAK CENTER:

THE NEW YEAR CONCERT

The National Gugak Center

Thursday and Friday: To celebrate the Lunar New Year, the National Gugak Center has prepared a concert in which Korean artists will play a number of traditional Korean instruments.

The concert starts at 4 p.m.

Tickets are 10,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, 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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