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U.S. multi-genre group Robert Glasper Experiment has been added to the lineup for this year’s Seoul Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place in May. See FESTIVAL, below. Provided by the organizer

MUSIC
BOBBY MCFERRIN “SPIRITYOUALL”

LG Arts Center

Wednesday: Bobby McFerrin, who released the iconic song “Don’t Worry Be Happy”, the first a cappella track to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, is returning to Korea after three years. His four-octave vocal range has enthralled listeners for years, though this time he will be accompanied by a drummer, a bassist, a pianist, a guitarist and a backing vocalist, performing a setlist of blues and folk. The concert, featuring various artists, will also contain improvised performances.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won ($36) to 130,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.


RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BERLIN

Seoul Arts Center

Friday: 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’s Oberon Overture, Sibelius’s Violin Concerto and Brahms’s 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.


LEE SEUNG-YEOL “REWIND MYSELF”

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts March 20: Lee Seung-yeol, a member of U&ME BLUE, is well known for his contribution to various drama and film soundtracks. Along with all the members of the group, including a chorus, guitarist, bassist and drummer, special guests such as cellist Park Ji-young and keyboardist Jun Young-ho, will play songs from diverse genres.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 66,000 won.

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


SHINHWA

Olympic Park, Gymnastic Arena

March 21 and 22: To celebrate their 17th anniversary, boy group Shinhwa is set to hold a concert next month. Shinhwa, one of Korea’s longest-performing boy bands, will perform songs from their latest album, “We,” as well as hit songs from 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.


GUSTAVO DUDAMEL & THE LA PHILHARMONIC

Seoul Arts Center

March 25 and 26: The 100-year-old LA Philharmonic Orchestra will perform under the baton of leading maestro Gustavo Dudamel in Korea.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 340,000 won.

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


LEE MOON-SAE

LG Arts Center

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April 15 to 23: Lee Moon-sae, a popular pop star in the ’80s and ’90s for his emotional lyrics and lyrical melodies, is to celebrate the huge success of his national concert last year. The previous shows were staged outdoors but this year’s will be indoors.

Shows start on weekdays at 8 p.m. and at 6 p.m. on Saturdays.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 143,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.


THE SCRIPT

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

April 15: Irish trio The Script are returning to Korea two years after they promised to do so at their first concert in Seoul. The band is appreciated worldwide for the members’ soulful voices and sentimental lyrics. Their excellent hit songs such as “The Man Who Can’t be Moved” and “Breakeven” will be performed at the concert, along with recently released songs from their fourth regular album “No Sound Without Silence.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 99,000 won.

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


PAUL MCCARTNEY

Jamsil Sports Complex

May 2: The sudden cancellation of Paul McCartney’s concert scheduled for last May broke the hearts of Beatles’ fans in Korea. But McCartney is keeping his promise and is planning to hold his “Out There! Tour” this May instead. The 73-year-old singer will perform legendary songs such as “Yesterday,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude,” as well as tracks off his latest studio album.

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.

THEATER


HERO

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.

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.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

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 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.

Seoul Arts Center is now presenting the same storyline, 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: The 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. on 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.



CATS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

April 10 to May 10: “Cats”, one of the best-loved musicals in the world, gained attention when it was staged in Korea for the first time in six years last year.

With such passionate support from the Korean audience, the musical is holding encore performances for a month.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays; at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.

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

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



MUSICAL PHANTOM

Chungmu Art Hall

April 28 to July 26: “Musical Phantom” illustrates the heartbreaking story of smash-hit Broadway musical “The Phantom of The Opera” from another angle. The stunning cast includes singers Kai and Park Hyo-shin.

The musicals start at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesday; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends 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.



AGATHA

Hongdae Daehangno Art Center

To May 10: Korean mystery musical “Agatha” recreates the disappearance of the famous British detective novelist Agatha Christie.

The story revolves around Raymond, who dreams of becoming a famous writer like Christie, but becomes entangled in a plagiarism scandal.

The star-studded cast includes Ryeowook of the boy band Super Junior and Ryan of Paran, as well as musical stars Choi Jung-won and Kim Jae-bum.

The musical 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 44,000 won to 99,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3 or Jongno 5-ga Station, line No. 1, exit 2.



FESTIVAL



GREEN PLUGGED SEOUL 2015

Nanji Hangang Park

May 23 and 24: Green Plugged Seoul has already revealed 32 artists that will be performing at this year’s sixth anniversary festival, and there are still plenty more to be revealed in the second lineup announcement.

YB, better known as Yoon Do-hyun Band, renowned indie rock band Guckkasten, Hot Potato, Kim Sa-rang and Buzz will perform at the event. More acts will be announced on March 21.

One-day entry costs 56,000 won and two-day entry costs 99,000 won.

Mapo-gu Office Station, line No. 6, exit 7 or World Cup Stadium Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



SEOUL JAZZ FESTIVAL

Olympic Park

May 23 to 25: The annual jazz festival, now in its ninth year, will again present some of the top musicians from Korea and worldwide. In the Korean lineup, familiar names on the bill include Epik High, Roy Kim, 10cm, Jang Ki-ha and the Faces and J Rabbit. Overseas performers slated to play include MIKA, Basement Jaxx, Tamia and Jeff Bernat.

The price for one-day ticket is 123,000 won; two-day ticket is 165,000 won and three-day ticket 230,000 won.

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



*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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