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2015.12.30 MUSIC Ticket



Kyung Hee University, Grand Peace Palace

Today and tomorrow: Korean-American singer Park Jung-hyun, also known as Lena Park, is holding a joint concert with duo Fly to the Sky to celebrate the year’s end. Known as the country’s top R&B diva with numerous hit songs, Park has been holding year-end concerts every year with different male artists, including YB, Kim Bum-soo and many more. This year, she’s collaborating with Fly to the Sky, consisting of Korean-American Brian Joo and Hwanhee.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. today; and at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. tomorrow.

Tickets range from 88,000 won ($75) to 143,000 won.

Hoegi Station, line No. 1, exit 1.


Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium


Today and tomorrow: IU is holding an encore concert of her national tour promoting her latest album, “Chat-Shire.” Upon its release in October, the album topped numerous music charts while also stirring up some controversy. The K-pop star has not appeared at some major music awards as she prioritized preparing for her promotional tour. IU debuted in 2008, and “Chat-Shire” marks her ninth album.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. today and 7 p.m. tomorrow.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 110,000 won.

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


Blue Square Samsung Card Hall

Today and tomorrow: Hyukoh, a popular Korean indie band, is holding a concert to celebrate the end of the year and the rise of their fame and popularity this year. Originally founded in May 2014, the band maintained a steady fandom, particularly in the Hongdae underground music scene. Their appearance this year on the reality TV show “Infinite Challenge” led to their now nationwide stardom. They were recently named among Korea’s top 10 artists at the Melon Music Awards.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 77,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


Sejong Center, M Theater

Today and tomorrow: Korean rock group JJY Band, led by Jung Joon-young, will end the year with their first-ever solo concert.

Jung, who made it to the top three in season four of the music competition show “Superstar K,” recruited members who are mostly well-versed in indie music, and they debuted as a band earlier this year.

The concert will be a melange of hard rock, indie and acoustic. In addition to performing original songs, Jung will reprise the cover of “Becoming Dust,” on which he collaborated with “Superstar K” winner Roy Kim and which became the biggest hit that season.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 77,000 won.

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


Sejong Center, M Theater

Saturday: After a successful concert in Korea last March, Steve Barakatt is returning with another concert celebrating 20 years since his first performance here. He will once again perform his vast symphonic work. Titled “Ad Vitam Aeternam,” which means “to eternal life” in Latin, it comprises 16 movements that musically narrate the birth, death and revival of life. Just like last time, he will play alongside the Herald Philharmonic, conducted by maestro Kim Bong-mi.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 240,000 won.

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


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Jan. 23: Complementing his recent album release in November - his first in seven years - renowned Korean pianist Lim Dong-hyek is holding a Chopin recital. Lim has been devoted to piano since the age of 7. He quickly gained recognition in 1997 when he and his brother Dong-min shared third place at the International Chopin Competition. The program includes a nocturne and a ballade, with the entire “24 Preludes, Op. 28” saved for post-intermission.

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.


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Jan. 28 and 29: The prestigious Chicago Symphony Orchestra and its maestro, Riccardo Muti, are coming to Seoul for a two-day concert. The concert is especially exciting for Korean classical music fans as renowned maestro Muti could not join the orchestra’s first ever visit to Korea in 2013 due to a severe cold.

On the first night, the orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 paired with Mahler’s Symphony No. 1. The next night, they will showcase Prokofiev’s Symphony No .1, Hindemith’s Concert Music for Brass and String Orchestra, as well as Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. both nights.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 360,000 won.

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


Olympic Park, Gymnastics Arena

Feb. 13 and 14: Brown Eyed Soul, a four-member Korean R&B group deemed among the best vocalists in the country, are planning a concert titled “Soul 4 Real.” The group has laid low since their 10th-anniversary show in 2013. However, they have now prepared a grand world tour in time with their upcoming album release and the New Year holiday.

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

Tickets range from 88,000 won to 132,000 won.

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

*Event information collected from the Korea Tourism Organization. Tickets available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
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