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MUSIC
2 CELLOS LIVE IN KOREA

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

July 12: Croatian duo 2 Cellos is coming to Korea this summer for the second time. Having garnered much attention and praise from Korean fans in their sold-out concert last year, the two young cellists, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, will perform various pop tracks live, including Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal,” the cover that brought them to a worldwide fame, Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida” and Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”

The concert starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 110,000 won.

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


I AM YOU ARE ME - LENA PARK LIVE

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

Friday to Sunday, June 19 to 21: Korean-American singer, Lena Park, known as Park Jung-hyun to Korean fans, will hold concerts in Seoul, Daegu, Busan, Gwangju, and Suwon in Gyeonggi. Park is considered a top Korean R&B diva with successful hit songs such as “In Dreams,” “My Day” and “P.S. I Love You.” This year she showed off her soulful voice on the third season of TV show “I Am Singer.”

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

Tickets range from 99,000 won ($84.48) to 121,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

VIOLINIST SHIN ZIA ‘SERENADE’

Seoul Arts Center, IBK Chamber Hall

Saturday: As part of this year’s DITTO Festival, violinist Shin Zia will be staging a concert titled “Serenade.” Shin recently released an album, “Canto Antigo,” which covers various world music as well as Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 60,000 won.

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

2015 DITTO FESTIVAL

LG Arts Center

June 18 to 19: Three musicians, Jung Jae-il, Ji-yong and Sung Min-je, will gather for the 2015 DITTO Festival to express Schubert, the icon of young wanderers. Sung, a double bassist, will start the concert off. Ji-yong, a classical pianist with high energy and technique, will show a piano performance. Jung, who received much attention last year through “Bari Abandoned” will attempt to combine Schubert’s “Der Erlkonig” with pansori, a style of Korean narrative singing.

The performance starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 60,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.

PIANIST IMOGEN COOPER

LG Arts Center

June 21: British pianist Imogen Cooper is coming to Korea for the first time. Highly respected as a pianist for her poetic poise, she established her own interpretation of Schubert with her mentor Alfred Brendel. In her first solo recital in Korea, Cooper will perform one of the composer’s late, great piano sonatas, “D.959 and 12 Deutsche Tanze,” as well as Chopin and Schumann.

The recital starts at 5 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 80,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.

KUN-WOO PAIK & DIE DRESDNER PHILHARMONIE

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Seoul Arts Center

June 26 to 27: The Dresden Philharmonic, a German symphony founded in 1870, is having a third concert in Korea. Marking its 140th anniversary this year, the orchestra will perform the symphonies of Brahms and Beethoven. Paik Kun-woo, one of the most renowned pianists in Korea, will also perform with the ensemble.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 240,000 won.

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


HONG DAE KWANG CONCERT

Sogang University Mary Hall

June 27 to 28: Korean singer-songwriter Hong Dae-kwang, who placed fourth in the fourth season of music audition show “Superstar K,” is holding his third solo concert. Titled “Midsummer Night’s Confession,” this concert is the third of his “confession” series.

The previous concerts were all sold out, attracting crowds and couples.

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets are 88,000 won.

Sinchon Station, line No. 2, exit 6.


PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Olympic Park, Gymnastic Arena

August 14: Renowned music producer and singer Pharrell Williams is slated to perform in Seoul. Last year, the single “Happy” topped the Billboard charts for 10 weeks and won three prizes at the 51st Grammy Awards. The singer’s popularity in Korea was proven when “Happy” became the most played song on domestic music-streaming websites.

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.


THEATER

PHANTOM

Chungmu Art Hall

To July 26: “Phantom” tells the heartbreaking story of the smash-hit Broadway musical “The Phantom of the Opera” from another perspective. Its stunning cast includes singers Kai and Park Hyo-shin.

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

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

Sindang Station, line Nos. 2 and 6, exit 1 or 9.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Charlotte Theater

Friday to June 28: A Korean production of the rock musical by the legendary play-writing duo Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, “Jesus Christ Superstar” is back two years since it wrapped. Musical actor Michael Lee will once again reprise the role of Jesus Christ, alternating with the star Park Eun-tae. Three actors, Choi Jae-rim, Han Ji-sang and Yoon Hyeong-ryeol, will alternate the role of Judas.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.

ELISABETH

Blue Square

Saturday to Sept. 6: “Elisabeth” is a musical fusion of fantasy and fiction based on the life of Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, the empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, from her marriage in 1854 to her murder in 1898. The show features girl group member turned musical star Ock Ju-hyun, Cho Jeong-eun, Shin Seong-rok and Choi Dong-wook.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.

GRAEME MURPHY’S GISELLE

Seoul Arts Center

Saturday to June 17: A groundbreaking version of “Giselle,” one of the world’s signature ballets, will be performed in Seoul. The romantic story from leading choreographer Graeme Murphy follows the original show’s plot.

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

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 100,000 won.

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

JEKYLL AND HYDE

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WITH ALCOHOL AND TEARS

Dongsoong Arts Center, Dongsoong Hall
To July 5: Written by Mitani Koki, considered to be one of the best comedy writers in Japan, the play is an adaptation of “Jekyll and Hyde.” Ever since the show was first staged in Korea on May 1 after premiering in Japan last year, starring Jung Woong-in, Choi Won-young, Shin Eui-jeong and Seo Hyun-chul, it has been praised by audiences for its well-organized plot, comical content and perfect performances.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays to Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays and holidays; and 4 p.m. on Sundays. There is no show on Mondays.

Tickets range from 35,000 won to 45,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 1.

CHESS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

June 19 to July 19: “Chess,” which debuted in London’s West End in 1986 and became one of the legendary musicals in Broadway with music by ABBA’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and lyrics by Tim Rice, is to be performed in Korea for its first time in Asia.

The musical boasts a cast of famous Korean idols and musical stars such as Jo Kwon, Key and Shin Seong-woo.

The performance starts at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

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

CHICAGO

National Theater of Korea

June 20 to Aug. 8: The U.S. tour of the legendary Broadway musical “Chicago,” which has attracted an audience of more than 2,200 million all over the world, is coming to Korea. The show has won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy for Best Musical Cast Recording, and thousands of standing ovations.

The Korean production of the show has been staged every year, but it will be the first time in 12 years for the U.S. production to be staged in Korea, featuring tunes such as “All That Jazz” and “Cell Block Tango.”

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

Tickets range form 40,000 won to 140,000 won.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6.


FESTIVAL



ULTRA KOREA 2015

Jamsil Sports Complex

June 12 and 13: The Korean version of the Miami’s Ultra Music Festival is gearing up to open its doors to hundreds of thousands of electronic music fans with the hottest lineup, including Alesso, David Guetta, Skrillex, Snoop Dogg and many more. There will be several stages, including the Underground Stage, which will be exclusively for newcomers to showcase their skills.

Ticket packages including two-day combo premium, two-day combo and one-day range from 75,000 won to 250,000 won.

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



HEINEKEN PRESENTS STARDIUM

Jamsil Sports Complex

July 4: Five different genres of electronic dance music - including disco, progressive house, electro house, drum and bass and trap - will be performed on each corner of this pentagonal stage with artists such as Mark Knights, Seven Lions and Alvaro heating up the arena. Under the theme “Space Circus,” the event will provide huge light installations, flying acrobats, an LED light show and fireworks.

The concert starts at 3 p.m.

Entrance tickets cost 77,000 won.

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



*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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