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2016.2.17 MUSIC Ticket



Blue Square Samsung Card Hall

April 1-2 and 8-9: The singer-songwriter Jang Beom-jun will hold a concert series to welcome spring. After making a name for himself through the popular TV audition show “Superstar K,” Jang and his now-defunct band, Busker Busker, shot to fame with hits like “Cherry Blossom Ending,” which returns to the music charts every spring. The singer will release a live solo album of the concert.

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

Tickets range from 88,000 won to 99,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Saturday: 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 consisting of Dmitri Shostakovich’s masterpiece “Viola Sonata, Op. 147.” 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 ($25) to 100,000 won.

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


Seongnam Arts Center

Sunday and Tuesday: Singer Mark Padmore will open the show on Sunday accompanied by pianist Till Fellner, who will perform his own recital two days later. This will be the third performance in Korea for Padmore, the beloved British tenor.

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 starts at 5 p.m. on Sunday and 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

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 accolades from both critics and audience members for presenting a bright and brilliant program. For the upcoming concert, Son said she will perform pieces from the early 20th century, such as Maurice Ravel’s “Le Tombeau de Couperin” and “La Valse,” as well as Igor 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.



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.


Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

April 9: Tom Jones, a Welsh singer known for hit songs such as “Sex Bomb,” “She’s a Lady,” “It’s Not Unusual” and many others, is coming to Korea 33 years after his first visit in 1983. Although his music career started in 1964, he is still familiar to global audiences because of his recent activities, including judging on “The Voice UK.”

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 143,000 won.

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

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