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2016.1.27 MUSIC Ticket




Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

March 12: Anna Netrebko is holding her first concert in Korea along with her fiance, tenor Yusif Eyvazov. It is a special chance to hear the couple singing together. Netrebko is one of the most famous sopranos in the world. Since her debut in 2002, she has appeared in many operas and has become renowned for her pure and distinctive voice.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 350,000 won.

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


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Thursday and Friday: 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 visit to Korea in 2013.

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 ($58.30) to 360,000 won.

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


Lotte Card Art Center, Art Hall

Saturday and Sunday: Moon Hee-jun, a member of the defunct K-pop idol group H.O.T., is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his debut with a concert. Although the group, which was popular in the 1990s, doesn’t exist anymore, Moon wants to recall the memory from 20 years ago when the boy group started out.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets cost 121,000 won.

Hapjeong Station, line No. 2 or 6, exit 9.


Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

Feb. 12 and 13: U.S.-based R&B musician Jeff Bernat will be visiting Korea to present some of his hits and new songs from his third album. The singer-songwriter has a strong fan base in Korea with songs like “Call You Mine” and “If You Wonder.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 121,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 3.


Olympic Park, Gymnastics Arena

Feb. 13 and 14: Brown Eyed Soul, a four-member Korean R&B group deemed as one of 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.


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 20: Violist Richard Yongjae O’Neill is starting a new year with a solo concert titled “My Way.” In the first part of his concert, the violist will show off his new repertoire of Shostakovich’s “Viola Sonata, Op. 147,” a masterpiece viola sonata. In the second part, O’Neill will collaborate with the newest generation of classical musicians.

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.


Seongnam Arts Center

Feb. 21 and 23: For these performances, singer Mark Padmore will open the show Feb. 21, accompanied by pianist Till Fellner, who will perform again two days later.

For Mark Padmore, the beloved British tenor, this will be his third performance in Korea. His recital this time will include “Im Hohlengebirge” composed by Hans Zender for the first time.

Till Fellner, a pianist known for performing baroque and romantic music, will be playing in Korea for the first time. He is well-known for being associated with the German record label ECM.

The concert at 5 p.m. on Feb. 21 and at 8 p.m. on Feb. 23.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 70,000 won.

Imae Station, Bundang line, exit 1.


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Feb. 27: Pianist Son Yeol-eum is holding her first recital in three years, titled “Modern Times.” Her first recital in 2013 received great responses from both critics and audience for presenting a bright and brilliant program. For the upcoming concert, Son said she’ll perform pieces from the early 20th century, such as Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin” and his “La Valse,” as well as Stravinsky’s “Petrushka.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 80,000 won.

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

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